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Undergraduate Prizes

Every year, the School awards a number of prizes to our Undergraduate students to acknowledge their efforts and achievements during their degree studies.

Below you can view the most recent prizes awarded and access an archive of prizes given to students in past years.

Undergraduate prizes
The achievements of our Undergraduate students are recognised and celebrated at the end of each academic year
 
 

Recent Awards

2016

Prizes awarded to Undergraduate students in 2016

University Prize for best student in the School of English

Milly Voice (BA Hons English Language and Literature)

School Prize for best Joint Honours student in the School of English

Ben Pearlman (BA Jt Hons English and Hispanics)

Prize for best dissertation

Lucia Dove (BA Hons English with Creative Writing)

Katrina Elmes (BA Hons English)

DH Lawrence Prize

For outstanding achievement in DH Lawrence Studies

Olivia Rook (BA Hons English)

Head of School's Special Commendation Prize

This prize is awarded by the Head of School to a student or students who have made an outstanding contribution to the life of the School.

Kate Hall (BA Hons English with Creative Writing)

Best Single Honours student with the highest average mark at Part I

Tamsin Parnell (BA Hons English)

Best Joint Honours student with the highest average mark at Part I

Ela Wydrzynska (BA Jt Hons English and Latin)

Byrdie Youngman (BA Jt Hons American Studies and English)

Bond Literary Essay Prize

Awarded for outstanding achievement in Literary Studies.

1st Prize: Natty Moore (BA Jt Hons English and History) for her essay for the Twentieth-century Dystopias module

Runner Up: Lucinda Holdsworth (BA Hons English) for her end of semester essay for the Love in a Cold Climate module

Kirke White Poetry Prize

Awarded for the best poem or group of poems, attracting the highest overall mark, which have been submitted for the Undergraduate Creative Writing dissertation.

George Neame (BA Hons English with Creative Writing)

Community Prize

For outstanding contribution to the community.

Katherine Bancroft (BA Hons English) for her commitment and involvement in the School of English's volunteering schemes, Viking For Schools and the Literacy Support Project

 

Award Archive

2015

Prizes awarded to Undergraduate students in 2015

University Prize for best student in the School of English

Joshua Neal (BA Hons English)

School Prize for best Joint Honours student in the School of English

Ben West (BA Jt Hons English and Hispanic Sudies)

Prize for best dissertation

Ruby Peacock (BA Hons English Language and Literature)

DH Lawrence Prize

For outstanding achievement in DH Lawrence Studies

Hannah Doyle (BA Hons English)

Head of School's Special Commendation Prize

This prize is awarded by the Head of School to a student or students who have made an outstanding contribution to the life of the School.

Liam Knight (BA Hons English with Creative Writing)

Charlotte Moore (BA Hons English)

Chaoran Ding (BA Hons English Language and Applied Linguistics)

Best Single Honours student with the highest average mark at Part I

Benjamin Garry (BA Hons English)

Best Joint Honours student with the highest average mark at Part I

Rebecca Batty (BA Jt Hons Classical Civilisation and English)

Rhiya Shah (BA Jt Hons English and Hispanic Studies)

Bond Literary Essay Prize

Awarded for outstanding achievement in Literary Studies.

1st Prize: Jack Revell (BA Hons English) for his Twentieth Century Dystopias coursework

Runner Up: Funmi Ajibodun (BA Hons English) for her Hamlet coursework

Kirke White Poetry Prize

Awarded for the best poem or group of poems, attracting the highest overall mark, which have been submitted for the Undergraduate Creative Writing dissertation.

Callum Kilby (BA Hons English with Creative Writing)

Community Prize

For outstanding contribution to the community.

Lucy Irvine (BA Hons English) and Chengcheng He (BA Hons English Language and Applied Linguistics) for their involvement in the Lenton Reading Group

 

2014

Prizes awarded to Undergraduate students in 2014

University Prize for best student in the School of English

Georgina Dobie (BA Hons English Language and Literature) 

School Prize for best Joint Honours student in the School of English

Samuel Rigby (BA Jt Hons English and History)

Prize for best dissertation

Georgina Dobie (BA Hons English Language and Literature)

Lucy Edwards Prize

For outstanding achievement in DH Lawrence Studies.

Rachel Cooney (BA Hons English)

Head of School's Special Commendation Prize

Sarah Cresswell (BA Jt Hons English and History)

Best Single Honours student with the highest average mark at Part I

Joshua Neal (BA Hons English)

Best Joint Honours student with the highest average mark at Part I

Olivia Rowe - BA Jt Hons English and Philosophy 

Bond Literary Essay Prize

Awarded for outstanding achievement in Literary Studies.

1st Prize: Eleanor Hughes (BA Hons English) for her James Joyce coursework

Runner Up: Georgina Palmiero (BA Jt Hons Art History and English) for her Theatre Industry and Theatre Art coursework

Kirke White Poetry Prize

Awarded for the best poem or group of poems, attracting the highest overall mark, which have been submitted for the Undergraduate Creative Writing dissertation.

Felix Taylor (BA Hons English with Creative Writing)

Placement Prizes

For outstanding contribution to the community.

1st Prize: Abigail Blaylock (BA Hons English with Creative Writing) for her work with the Lakeside Literacy Project

Runner Up: Helena Becci (BA Hons English Language and Literature) for her placement at Nottingham Playhouse with Youth Theatre

 

2013

Prizes awarded to Undergraduate students in 2013

University Prize for best student in the School of English

Lucy Dollman

Prize for best Joint Honours student in the School of English

Giselle Kennedy

Prize for best dissertation

Matthew Purchase

Lucy Edwards Prize

For outstanding work in DH Lawrence Studies

Florence Haddon-Cave

Head of School’s Special Commendation Prize

Sarah Clayton

Best Single Honours student with the highest Part I average

Andrew Routledge

Best Joint Honours student with the highest Part I average 

Lucy Barry

 

2012

Prizes awarded to Undergraduate students in 2012

Best student in the School of English (University Prize)

Tanya Rosie

Best Joint Honours student

Timothy Robins 

Best Dissertation

Kathyrn Dolamore and Jessica Norledge 

Head of School’s Special Commendation Prize

Lucy Stone

Lucy Edwards Prize for outstanding work in DH Lawrence Studies

Annalise Grice

Best Single Honours Student at Part I

Lucy Dollman 

Best Joint Honours Student at Part I

Rosie Cleghorn 

 

2011

Prizes awarded to Undergraduate students in 2011

School Prize for best overall Single Honours Student

Alex Peattie

University Prize for best overall Joint Honours student

Georgina Georghiou (Jt Hons English Studies and Theology)

Prize for best dissertation

Victoria Carter and Emily Pennifold

Best Single Honours student with highest average mark at Part I

Kathryn Dolamore

Best Joint Honours student with highest average mark at Part I

Melissa Schuh (Jt Hons English Studies and German)

Head of School’s Special Commendation Prize

Jennifer Hien and Emma-Leigh Woodcock for their work as student co-chair of the Undergraduate Learning Community Forum and their organisation of student focus groups.

Lucy Edwards Prize

For outstanding work in DH Lawrence

Victoria Glover for her DH Lawrence essay

 

2010

Prizes awarded to Undergraduate students in 2010

University Prize for best student in the School of English Studies

Louise Nuttall

Prize for best dissertation

Jack Brooks and Harriet Feenstra

Best Joint Honours student

Rachel Randall

Head of School’s Special Commendation Prize

Rachel Stammers

Lucy Edwards Prize for outstanding work in DH Lawrence Studies

Daniel Boulton and Peter Cary

Best Single Honours student at Part I

Victoria Carter

Best Joint Honours student at Part I

Georgina Georghiou

 

2009

Prizes awarded to Undergraduate students in 2009

Best Single Honours student

Emily Hogg

Best Joint Honours student

Daniel Lewis

Head of School’s Special Commendation Prize

Alfie Liu

Lucy Edwards Prize for outstanding work in DH Lawrence Studies

Laura Free

Best Single Honours student with the highest average mark at Part I

Maya Kalev

Best Joint Honours student with the highest average mark at Part I

Timothy Robins

 

2008

Prizes awarded to Undergraduate students in 2008

School of English Prize for the best Single Honours student

Bethany Lane

School of English Prize for the best Joint Honours student

Amy Hopkins

Head of School's Special Commendation Prize

Rachel Patti

School of English Prize for the best Single Honours student at Part I

Emily Hogg

School of English Prize for the best Joint Honours student at Part I

Sarag Lampard

 

2007

 

2006

Prizes awarded to Undergraduate students in 2006

School of English Prize for best Single Honours student

Nicholas Boyd

School of English Prize for best Joint Honours student

Jennifer Kettles

University Marsden Prize

Awarded to students who are adjudged the best students of the year – who have gained high distinction in their examinations, and who have throughout their University careers been of exemplary conduct and given proofs of outstanding character and personality.

Vik Ogden

School of English Prize for the best Single Honours student at Part I

Kate Ledwidge

School of English Prize for the best Joint Honours student at Part I

Jack Law

 

2005

Prizes awarded to Undergraduate students in 2005

School of English Prize for the best Single Honours student

Sarah Atkins

School of English Prize for the best Joint Honours student

Philip Coletto

School of English Prize for the best Single Honours student at Part I

Darren Simpson

School of English Prize for the best Joint Honours student at Park I

Katherine Juden

 

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