Rewarding excellence

Loughborough University London aims to deliver the best postgraduate student experience that London has to offer. To recognise the contribution our students make to the student experience on campus, we offer a series of prizes for students across the academic year.

Deans Award for Excellence

Prize value: 
 
£1,000
 
Prize criteria:
 
The Dean’s Award for Excellence prize is awarded to current students who have made an excellent contribution towards the teaching and learning quality on campus, and have taken steps to enhance the wider student experience.

Excellence in Semester 1

Prize value: 
 
£500
 
Prize criteria:
 
The Excellence in Semester 1 prize is awarded to the highest-achieving student on campus, who has achieved the highest average mark across all Semester 1 modules.

Excellence in Semester 2

Prize value:
 
£500
 
Prize criteria:
 
The Excellence in Semester 2 prize is awarded to the highest-achieving student on campus, who has achieved the highest average mark across all Semester 2 modules.

Final Project Impact Award

Prize value:
 
£500
 
Prize criteria:
 
This is an award nominated by any member of academic staff working on the Dissertation module.  The prize will be awarded to the student who delivers the most impactful final dissertation project. The decision will include consideration of the following factors:
  • The student must have achieved a high mark in the module
  • The student must have evidenced how their research has/will have social or economic benefit, for example:
    • Improving the effectiveness and sustainability of public, private and third-sector organisations
    • Improving social welfare and cohesion
    • Increasing economic prosperity, wealth creation and regeneration
    • Enhancing cultural enrichment and quality of life

Scholar of the Year

Prize value:
 
£500
 
Prize criteria: 
 
This is an individual student award nominated by any member of academic or support staff. The award will be given to the student who has made the most progress across their year of study
Nominating staff members will provide statistical evidence and a short narrative explaining how and why the student has made such significant progress through the year.

Impact through Collaboration Award

Prize value:
 
£500
 
Prize criteria:
 
This is an award nominated by any member of academic staff working on the Collaborative Project module. The prize will be awarded to the team who delivers the most innovative solution to their brief, given as part of the Collaborative Project module. The decision will include consideration of the following factors:
  • The team must have achieved a high mark in the module 
  • The work of the team must have delivered high value for the company – this may be evidenced through feedback from the company partner
  • The team must have offered an innovative solution to the company brief