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UCL wins at the Undergraduate of the Year awards

UCL Careers27 April 2015

Once again UCL students have come out in force at the Target Jobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards with 6 shortlisted students and 2 winners!

UCL finalists UGOTY

These annual awards have 12 categories, sponsored by major employers, with each category having 9 or 10 shortlisted students. Prizes include work experience, international trips, i-pads and chances to spend time with top executives in the sponsoring company. Needless to say, they are very competitive – 3,553 students applied this year and after filling in the application form, they had to go through aptitude tests, an interview and assessment and a final centre.

UCL had 6 students shortlisted:

Daniel Mannion – Electronic Engineering with Nanotechnology (Engineering Undergraduate of the Year)

Benjamin Thomas – Electronic and Electrical Engineering (Engineering Undergraduate of the Year)

Vaibhav Bhatla – Computer Science (Future Business Leader of the Year)

Anna Tomlinson – German and History of Art (Languages Undergraduate of the Year)

Cara Goldthrope – Law with French (Law Undergraduate of the Year) – WINNER

Harrison Dent – European Social and Political Studies (Male Undergraduate of the Year) – WINNER

“To be shortlisted for the Target Jobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards is a great achievement and congratulations go to Anna, Benjamin, Cara, Daniel, Harrison and Vaibhav. In addition, to have two winners is absolutely fantastic. The Undergraduate of the Year Awards are extremely prestigious and hopefully UCL’s performance this year will encourage other students to apply in the future.”  -Karen Barnard, Director of UCL Careers.

Harrison wins an internship with L’Oreal (sponsor) including one week in Paris at their Headquarters and 2 days with members of L’Oreal Senior management Committee. Cara wins a place on Mayer Brown’s (sponsor) summer vacation scheme plus Apple iPad.

Congratulations to our winners, the UCL students who were shortlisted and all who applied. This year’s cohort continues what is becoming a fine tradition in UCL with previous winners and shortlisted candidates over the past 6 years.

You can read more about the awards here: http://undergraduateoftheyear.com/

Undergraduate of the Year 2015 open for applications

UCL Careers27 October 2014

TARGETjobs, in collaboration with Mars, E.ON, Laing O’Rourke, Mayer Brown, EDF Energy, Mars, Gazprom,  CGI, EU Carers, Rolls-Royce and Enterprise Rent-A-Car – has launched the 2015 Undergraduate of the Year Awards competition to identify outstanding undergraduates from a range of degree subjects across the UK.UGOTY

They have several categories, some of which are new this year and in previous years, we’ve had shortlisted nominees and winners from UCL.

The categories for 2015 are:

  • Future Business Leaders
  • Law
  • Management
  • Female
  • Construction Engineering and Design
  • Low Carbon Energy
  • Mathematics, Economics and Finance
  • Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Languages

Applications are open now, Closing date is 4 February 2015. Awards ceremony takes place on 24 April 2015 at Canary Wharf, London.

Apply now: http://undergraduateoftheyear.com/