Are you the Computer Science, IT and Physics Undergraduate of the Year?
We’re searching UK universities to find the outstanding Computer Science, IT and Physics Undergraduate of the Year. You must be highly driven, resourceful and results-orientated.
A spot on Visa’s summer internship programme! The top runners up will spend their summer working on challenging assignments and learning from Visa subject-matter experts. They will also attend an all-expenses paid trip to Destination Everywhere – Visa’s global intern summit in San Francisco. On top of this, the overall winner will have a choice of specialisms for their tech internship and will be taken on another international trip to take part in a new payments innovation happening at a global Visa office.
We are delighted to introduce the 2019 finalists for this award.
Alex Copeland | Lancaster University | Theoretical Physics
Darina Georgieva | University of Surrey | Computer science
Jonah McPartlin | University of Bristol | Computer Science
Luke Panayi | University of Sussex | Theoretical Physics
Mayank Surana | Imperial College London | Electronic and Information Engineering
Winner:Mehdi Naderi Varandi | Newcastle University | Computer Science
Patrick Kinnear | University of Edinburgh | Mathematics
Sandra Thiesen | Robert Gordon University | Computer Science
Wilfrid Askins | Newcastle University | Computer Science with Industrial Placement
Zoe Nengite | University of St Andrews | Computer Science
To enter you must:
- be an undergraduate student at a university in the UK
- be in your penultimate year at university or your second year of a four-year/sandwich course
- be studying a computer science, software engineering, artificial intelligence, cyber security, IT, physics or other related degree
- have the right to work in the UK after graduation
What makes an award winner?
Visa is looking for the next generation of technology leaders – dreamers, disruptors, creatives and trailblazers – who are fascinated by new technology and want to be empowered to change the way business is done. Our winner will:
- be creative and entrepreneurial
- be a game changer
- be prepared to take risks
- have plenty of integrity and curiosity
- not shy away from solving problems
- be able to work effectively in – and lead – a team
How do I win?
Submit by 30.01.19
Visa and the Computer Science, IT and Physics Undergraduate of the Year Award
Visa is a diverse community of dreamers, change agents and trailblazers who are helping drive economic growth across the world, creatively moving the industry forward, and doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce to millions of unbanked and underserved consumers.
We’re sponsoring the Computer Science, IT and Physics Undergraduate of the Year Award to enable and inspire students interested in challenging the status quo to make their mark at Visa and beyond.
Visit VisaEurope.com for more information.