Department celebrates another year of degree success

Graduation

The Department of Geography again celebrates the achievements of its students with another year of degree successes.

188 students in total will graduate with Single or Dual Honours Geography or Environmental Science degrees at the forthcoming ceremony on Tuesday 20 July.

76% of Single Honours Geography degrees were awarded a 2.1 or greater, and our success in Environmental Science degrees was even better - with over 90% of these degrees being awarded a 2.1 or greater. 28 students achieved a First.

The department recognises the achievements and hard work put in by every one of our graduands.

We are also pleased to announce the award of this years prizes:

  • Alice Garnett Prize for the best performance in Geography by a student reading for a Dual Honours Degree
    Martin Howard
  • The Hart Prize for best overall performance at level 1 in Human Geography
    Jayne Carroll
  • The Hart Prize for best overall performance at level 2 in Geography by a student reading Single Geography
    Emma Chown
  • The Hart Prize for best overall performance for Extended Geographical Essay by a student reading for Single Geography
    Mark Thomas
  • The Hart Prize for best overall performance at level 3 in Human Geography
    Michael Thomas
  • The Alice Garnett Prize for the best dissertation by a student reading for Single Geography
    Flora Hinks
    Michael Thomas
  • The Laverick-Webster-Hewitt Prize for the overall best performance in the final examination of a student reading Geology
    Thomas Stubbs
  • The R S Waters Physical Geography Prize for the best overall performance at Level 3
    Simon Bell
  • Accenture Prize for overall highest performance in Human and Physical Geography
    Chloe Skinner
  • L.R. Moore Prize Final year field project in Geology
    Helen Taylour
  • Fearnsides Prize for Geological field work report
    Mark Thomas