Sweeping success at the Extra Mile Awards 2015

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Students and staff from the Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences won in four categories at the Extra Mile awards with two others bringing in runner-up prizes.

One of the biggest nights in the University calendar, the Extra Mile Awards are a celebration of the achievements of University staff and students over the course of the year. 2015 saw the largest number of nominations ever received and the biggest turnout for the event.  

The ceremony took place outside the Parkside Building at the new City Centre Campus on Wednesday 13 May.

Keith Horton, Executive Dean commented: "Very many congratulations to all of you that were nominated, and especially to those who received awards yesterday evening. A great achievement, and one for us all to be very proud of."

List of award winners

Engaged Student of the Year

Winner, Vladina Chira - BA (Hons) Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations

Entrepreneurial Student of the Year

Winner, Belise Niringiyimana - LLB (Hons) Law

Personal Tutor of the Year

Winner, Alan Robson - Senior Academic in Technology, Risk and the Environment, Centre for Internal Audit, Governance and Risk Management

Runner-up, Dr Katerina Kantartzis - Lecturer in Psychology

Researcher of the Year

Winner, Professor Jon Yorke, Director of the Centre for American Legal Studies

Student Academic Leader of the Year

Winner, Radhan Chauhan - LLB (Hons) Law

Runner-up, Belise Niringiyimana - LLB (Hons) Law

Student in the Community Award

Runner-up, Sophie Rowe - PhD Social Sciences

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