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Prizes

At graduation the University presents a number of prizes to celebrate student achievement. These fall into two categories:

  • Prizes based on your academic performance
  • Prizes based on other criteria relating to personal qualities or achievements in areas of student life outside the programme of study.

The University welcomes nominations or self-nominations for the following prizes which are awarded for personal qualities or achievements in areas outside the programme of study.

 

The C&B Rouse Prize

This prize will be awarded to a student who meets one or more of the following criteria:

  • Contribution to University life
  • Overcoming particular obstacles to complete their studies
  • Contribution to the local community, for example voluntary service.

 

Hilary Wild Prize

This prize will be awarded to a student who fulfils the following criteria:

  • Making a particularly great effort to complete degree studies, for example achievement in the face of adverse circumstances or whilst sustaining significant personal responsibilities.

If you would like to nominate a fellow graduate or put yourself forward for one of these prizes please complete the appropriate application form found on this page at and send via post or email to a.kearney@yorksj.ac.uk clearly identifying how the criteria are met by 15 August 2013.

Please note if you are nominating a fellow graduate please make sure you have obtained their permission first (and indicate this on the application form).