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Postgraduate student finalist in the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) Educational Trust Award 2019

Accounting, Finance and Economics 11 March 2019


Jamie Rasheed-Horsburgh, Investment and Risk Finance MSc graduate, was included in the top five UK postgraduate entries for his 5,000-word essay on a topic advanced by CISI.

Jamie was selected by David Coker, Senior Lecturer in Finance and Accounting, to submit an entry based on the strength of his dissertation. It focused on Cryptocurrencies and caught attention due to its depth of research and overall writing quality.  

He attended an Educational Trust Interview day on Friday 8 March at the CISI’s London Head Office. Jamie had the opportunity to visit CISI offices, network and achieve an additional award at the discretion of the Trust.

Talking about Jamie’s achievement, David Coker said: “Jamie was an exceptional student and since joining our Masters Course consistently demonstrated strong analytic and organisational skills.  We wish him well with his interviews at CISI.”

The CISI Educational Trust Awards celebrate excellence amongst undergraduate and postgraduate students and aim to support each winner’s ambitions as they progress in their financial career. Recipients are selected based on excellence at university and are then invited to submit an essay. 

Established and funded by the CISI, the Educational Trust is an education charity which aims to develop transferable skills in students at all education levels part of the financial services sector and support educational initiatives for the common good.

Find out more about the Investment and Risk Finance MSc course offered at the University of Westminster.

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