Prize giving ceremony highlights student success

Prize giving ceremony highlights student success

The University of Aberdeen Business School honoured its high achieving students last week at a Prize Giving ceremony.

The ceremony took place on Wednesday, February 18, in the Sir Duncan Rice Library and recognised the work of students from a range of disciplines.

Certificates of appreciation were also presented to the team of students who organised the recent First Year Skills and Careers Networking event.

Accountancy, Finance and Real Estate academic awards were presented by Dr Laura McCann, AFRE Exams Officer at the University.

PwC sponsored the prizes for best result in FA3 and MA3, with the 1st prize awarded to Jerry Thomas and 2nd prize presented to Jekaterina Sitnikova.

The EY prize for best performing student in Corporate Finance was presented to Szabolcs Hari. The Signina Capital prize for best performing student in Empirical Methods in Finance was awarded to Bianca Berci.

The 1st Year Treasure Trail Awards were presented by Elaine Shallcross, Library Information Consultant, Library Services.

The objective of the Library Treasure trail is for students to find out about the study spaces in the Library and how to use a couple of the library search tools to familiarise students in a fun way with what the library has to offer.

Lenka Moravcikova (Degree of Master of Arts in Finance-International relations)  was the winner of the Treasure Trail, with runner up prizes awarded to Petra Abrahamova (Degree of Master of Arts in Economics-Management Studies); Julieth Amaya(Degree of Master of Arts in Economics);  Maike Dahrendorf (Degree of Master of Arts- Psychology); Vilgaile Petrikaite  (Degree of Master of Arts in economics-Finance) and Jakub Taptik (Economics and Management Studies).

Professor Margaret Ross, Head of the College of Arts and Social Sciences, said: “I would like to congratulate all the students who have received an award at today’s ceremony and thank them for all their enterprise, hard work and dedication.”