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Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment recognises students' achievements

13 February 2015

At the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment’s Achievement Award Presentation, prize-winning students were presented with a certificate and a cheque for £1,000 by David Dernie, Dean of the Faculty.

Achievement awards are funded by the Scholarships Office and are the University’s way of rewarding and encouraging excellence within the University. The students nominated had achieved some of the highest overall average marks in their year of study.

The evening included a general knowledge quiz and drinks reception so the award winners could celebrate their success with their guests and tutors. To view more photos of the event visit the Faculty’s Facebook page.

Congratulations to our successful prize winners:


Coyan Cardenas, Nicole Cork, Ioana Gherghel, Elaine Hardy, Garda Massey, Alexander Pearson, Alexander Shaw, Hari Tank, Linda Tentori, Gavin Yau


William Bracken, Thomas Busby, Cheapo Ke, Richard Page, Alex Robinson, Mark Tuck, Thomas Watton, Jonathan Webb


Sebastian Adams, Jennifer Kreil, Jodie Norman, Gabriel Weschler


Nattawan Ketjaem, Eva Puchalla, Salman Raza, Aishath Shareef

We also congratulated the winners of the University of Westminster Caparo Award for the best undergraduate and postgraduate student in the Faculty, awarded to James Shiner (Construction Management BSc Honours) and Linzi White (Construction Project Management MSc).

Two national prizes were also acknowledged with the RIBA Presidents Silver Medal Commendation awarded to Ioannis Halkiopoulous (Master of Architecture) given for the students project “Brooklyn Co-operative”. The CIOB (Chartered Institute of Building) Novus Bright Futures Award was awarded to three of our first year students in Construction who were competing with six other teams from Universities across London. The students were Roxana Balemba (Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management BSc Honours), Nikolay Kosherov (Building Engineering BSc Honours) and Natalja Udalcova (Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management BSc Honours).

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