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Hear from past winners and finalists of the Undergraduate of the Year Awards. We asked them to reveal all about their experience, the application process and their tips for students thinking of following in their footsteps. Just click on the images to read their blogs.

Abigael Bamgboye

Materials science and engineering, Imperial College London

Winner of the Female Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Ana Groom

Engineering , University of Cambridge

Finalist of the Female Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Arkadiusz Zadka

Management and the human resource, University of Leeds

Finalist of the Male Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Arunita Roy

Computer science with management, King's College London

Finalist of the Innovation Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Arushi Madan

Electronic and electrical engineering, University of Birmingham

Finalist of the Engineering Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Ayesha Naser

Economics, Manchester Metropolitan University

Finalist of the Management Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Bonnie Sze Long Liu

Law , University of Southampton

Finalist of the One to Watch Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Charlie Francis

Accounting and finance, University of Bath

Winner of the Future Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Charlie Nightingale

Economics, University of Leeds

Finalist of the Future Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Christina Hadjiyianni

Geography, Durham University

Winner of the One to Watch Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Demi Ng

Biomedical sciences, Newcastle University

Finalist of the Innovation Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Edward Ashton Johnson

Business economics with a proficiency in Spanish, University of Exeter

Winner of the Male Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Eleanor Brown

History, University of York

Finalist of the Impactful Social Action Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Emmanuel De Labauve D’Arifat

Accounting and finance, University of Reading

Finalist of the Male Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Ewan High

Aerospace engineering, Swansea University

Finalist of the Male Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Giorgio Collett

Philosophy, politics and economics, Durham University

Finalist of the One to Watch Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Holly Hetherington

Management, University of St Andrews

Winner of the Management Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Igor Gawron

Mechanical engineering with nuclear technology, University of Sheffield

Winner of the Engineering Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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James McKevitt

Aeronautical engineering, Loughborough University

Winner of the Innovation Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Laura McElhinney

Mechanical engineering, Queen's University Belfast

Finalist of the Female Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Lauren Wade

Civil engineering, University of Plymouth

Finalist of the Construction and Engineering Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Liam Partridge

English and film studies, Queen Mary University of London

Finalist of the Male Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Marco Benedettelli

Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London

Finalist of the Innovation Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Meera Soni

Economics, University of Bristol

Finalist of the Mathematics, Economics and Finance Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Mercy Ngulube

English, University of Leicester

Winner of the Impactful Social Action Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Mozomul Hoque

Mathematics, University of Birmingham

Finalist of the Mathematics, Economics and Finance Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Nadia Gjerdingen

Mechanical engineering, Imperial College London

Finalist of the Female Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Osman Salam

International business and management, Aston University

Finalist of the Male Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Polina Dergacova

Economics and finance, University of Aberdeen

Finalist of the Mathematics, Economics and Finance Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Rachel Hayden

Civil engineering, University of Bath

Winner of the Construction and Engineering Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Remy Martin

Fashion and textile buying management, University of Huddersfield

Finalist of the Fashion Retail, Buying and Merchandising Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Ryan Makuku

Accounting and finance, University of Birmingham

Finalist of the Future Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Sean Nicholas Sutiono

Accounting and finance, Newcastle University

Finalist of the One to Watch Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Sophie Lycett

Politics with international relations, University of York

Finalist of the Management Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Sophie Rose

Politics and Eastern European studies, University College London

Finalist of the Female Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Victoria Stace

Fashion management, London College of Fashion, UAL

Winner of the Fashion Retail, Buying and Merchandising Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Zara Loughridge

Economics, University of Edinburgh

Winner of the Mathematics, Economics and Finance Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2018

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Adam Tilley

Management, University of York

Finalist of the One to Watch Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2017

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Alex Stickler

Economics and finance, Cardiff University

Winner of the One to Watch Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2017

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Alexander Young

Business management, Swansea University

Finalist of the Management Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2017

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Amy Lees

Economics, University of Sheffield

Finalist of the Mathematics, Economics and Finance Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2017

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Andrew Jamieson

Economics, University of Warwick

Finalist of the Future Leader in Business Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2017

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Angus Gillan

Ancient history, University of Birmingham

Winner of the Male Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2017

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Cedric Blanc

Diploma of professional studies, Loughborough University

Finalist of the Male Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2017

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Ekaterina Christova

Economics, University of Cambridge

Winner of the Future Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2017

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Jade Davis

Network systems engineering, Glasgow Caledonian University

Finalist of the Computer Science, IT and Physics Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2017

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Jodie Howlett

Mechanical engineering, Sheffield Hallam University

Finalist of the Female Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2017

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Kieran Stone

Artificial intelligence and robotics, Aberystwyth University

Winner of the Computer Science, IT and Physics Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2017

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Kirsten Alexander-McGarry

International business with modern languages, University of Strathclyde

Winner of the Management Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2017

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Matthew Welsh

Civil engineering , Nottingham Trent University

Winner of the Construction and Engineering Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2017

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Oliver Haddon

Business, University Of West England

Winner of the Future Leader in Business Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2017

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Pawel Guzik

Law, King's College London

Finalist of the First Year Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2017

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Serena Gough

Civil engineering, The University of Nottingham

Finalist of the Construction and Engineering Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2017

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Shannon Balram

Economics, Durham University

Finalist of the One to Watch Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2017

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Stuart Watson

Masters in electrical and electronic engineering, Manchester

Finalist of the Engineering Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2017

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Tai Yan Lee

Economics, Newcastle University

Winner of the First Year Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2017

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Trisha Saxena

Physics, Imperial College London

Winner of the Female Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2017

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Adam Bevan

Business administration, University of Bath

Finalist of the Management Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2016

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Axel Forssberg

Master of engineering, University of Oxford St Anne's College

Winner of the Engineering Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2016

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Beth Atkinson

Marketing with supply chain management, University of Hull

Finalist of the Management Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2016

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Corrie Green

Computer science application software development, Robert Gordon University

Winner of the Computer Science Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2016

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Hayat Mohamed

International history, University of London

Winner of the Future Civil Service Leader Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2016

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Luisa Huyskens

Business management, University of Sheffield

Finalist of the Female Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2016

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Martin Li

Economics, University of Warwick

Finalist of the Future Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2016

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Mazhar Shar

Computer science , Aberystwyth University

Finalist of the Computer Science Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2016

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Molly Ashton

Finance, accounting and management, University of Nottingham

Winner of the Future Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2016

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Sarahjane Sarkhosh

International business with business law, Glasgow Caledonian University

Winner of the Future Leader in Business Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2016

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Selby Cary

Mechanical engineering, Heriot-Watt University

Finalist of the Engineering Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2016

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Shona McCotter

International business with Spanish, Queen's University Belfast

Winner of the Management Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2016

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Simon Marshall

English and drama, University of Exeter

Finalist of the Male Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2016

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Stephanie Barclay

International business management, Robert Gordon University

Finalist of the Management Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2016

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Aataullah Naser

Masters of mathematics, University of Manchester

Winner of the Future Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2015

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Aleksandra Pedraszewska

Land economy, University of Cambridge

Winner of the Female Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2015

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Alexander Mäkelä

Politics, philosophy and economics, University of Lancaster

Finalist of the Male Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2015

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Andrew Wilson

Environmental management, Glasgow Caledonian University

Finalist of the Low Carbon Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2015

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Aysel Kucuksu

LLB English and European law, Queen Mary University of London

Winner of the Languages Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2015

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Cara Goldthorpe

LLB law with French law, University College London

Winner of the Law Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2015

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Chelsea Jarvie

Ethical hacking and countermeasures, University of Abertay Dundee

Winner of the Computer Science Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2015

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Daniel Tascon

Accounting and finance, University of London

Finalist of the Future Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2015

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Harrison Dent

European social and political studies, University College London

Winner of the Male Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2015

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Jessica Dowdy

Construction project management, Oxford Brookes University

Winner of the Construction and Engineering Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2015

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Jessica Rafter

Integrated engineering, Cardiff University

Winner of the Engineering Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2015

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Kate Nichols

Management with German, University of Nottingham

Finalist of the Management Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2015

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Katy Barlow

Mathematics and economics, University of St Andrews

Winner of the Mathematics, Economics and Finance Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2015

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Laura Mckechnie

Marketing and finance, University of Strathclyde

Finalist of the Future Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2015

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Lauren Dwyer

Business management, Queen's University Belfast

Finalist of the Management Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2015

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Leon Man

International relations and global issues, University of Nottingham

Finalist of the Male Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2015

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Luthfilaudri Nadhira

Chemical engineering, University of Manchester

Finalist of the Low Carbon Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2015

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Lynne Howie

Business economics and finance, University of Strathclyde

Winner of the Future Leader in Business Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2015

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Nathan Craig

Industrial economics, University of Nottingham

Winner of the Management Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2015

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Sam Bowen

Business management, University of Birmingham

Finalist of the Future Leader in Business Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2015

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Yatin Vadhia

Computer science, University of Surrey

Finalist of the Computer Science Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2015

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Alan Middup

Mechanial engineering, University of Sheffield

Winner of the Engineering Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2014

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Alexander Hughes

Law, University of Southampton

Winner of the Law Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2014

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Baran Ceylan

Business and administrative studies, University of Bath

Winner of the Future Leader in Business Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2014

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Brittany Harris

Civil engineering, University of Bristol

Winner of the Construction and Engineering Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2014

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Bronwyn O'Neill

English literature, University of York

Finalist of the Female Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2014

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Celine Dischamps

Chemical engineering masters, University of Manchester

Winner of the Low Carbon Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2014

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Courtney Gill

Land economy, University of Cambridge

Winner of the Female Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2014

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David Timis

Business and management, University of Glasgow

Finalist of the Future Leader in Business Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2014

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Derek Bekoe

Computer science, University of Bristol

Winner of the Computer Science Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2014

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Divya Hariramani

Mechanical engineering, University of Nottingham

Finalist of the Engineering Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2014

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James Ellis

Modern Languages, Newcastle University

Winner of the Languages Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2014

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Jamie Cooper-Higgins

Marketing, University of Strathclyde

Winner of the Scotland Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2014

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Mark Devine

Finance, Queen's University Belfast

Winner of the Mathematics, Economics and Finance Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2014

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Michael Bristowe

Aerospace engineering, University Of West England

Finalist of the Engineering Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2014

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Miklos Toth

Business studies with finance, Edinburgh Napier University

Winner of the Commercial Excellence Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2014

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Samantha Dartnall

Information management and business studies, Loughborough University

Winner of the Management Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2014

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Georgina Ross

Business Management , Cardiff University

Finalist of the Commercial Excellence Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2013

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Sarah Leggett

Civil and Structural Engineering, University of Sheffield

Winner of the Construction and Engineering Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2013

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Felicity Probert

French and Russian , University College London

Finalist of the First Year Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2012

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Sukhpreet Bansal

Aerospace engineering, University of Sheffield

Finalist of the Structures and Systems Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2011

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Hamish Woodrow

Mechanical Engineering, University of Bath

Winner of the Engineering Undergraduate of the Year Award, 2010

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