The Informatics Student Prize Scheme aims to recognize and reward excellent performance across the curriculum.
For past winners of prizes, please visit our archive of School prize winners.
The School of Informatics wishes to thank all of the following sponsors for their support.
Accenture sponsor a Systems Design Project prize.
The British Computer Society
The British Computer Society Prize is awarded for top performance in the third-year Professional Issues course.
Claire Jones Prize
Claire Jones was a PhD student at the University of Edinburgh from 1985-89, where after she went on to work as a Research Fellow in the University's Department of Computer Science. She then went on to work for and with a variety of esteemed institutions, from the Ministry of Defence, the Swedish Defence Ministry and Adelard, the last of which kindly sponsor the prize for the Best Performing Female MSc student.
Siobhan Clarke and Family
The Kevin Clarke Memorial Prize was established in 1993 in memory of Kevin Clarke, and is awarded to the best final-year student performance in Computer Science and Mathematics.
Equality and Diversity Committee
The School of Informatics awards a prize/prizes for Best Final-Year Performance by Female Students. This prize is awarded by the School of Informatics Equality & Diversity Committee, to support female students in Informatics.
FreeAgent sponsor the System Design Project Judges Award.
Google sponsor two prizes: one for top performance in the CS/SE Individual Practical course, taught in the third year; and another for the highest-performing student in Phase 1 of the MInf Project. They also sponsor a Systems Design Project prize.
Imagination sponsor the System Design Project Innovation prize
The JP Morgan Morgan Prize for Computer Science is awarded to the student who has obtained the highest overall mark in the BSc/BEng Computer Science Degree.
The Jim Howe Trust Fund sponsors two prizes: the Howe Undergraduate Prize for the best performance in Artificial Intelligence by a final-year student, and the Howe Masters Prize awarded to the best student performance on the Artificial Intelligence MSc.
Marks & Clerk
Marks & Clerk sponsor the System Design Project Innovation prize
Sidney Michaelson and Family
The Sidney Michaelson and Family Prize was established in 1991 in memory of Sidney Michaelson and is awarded to the most deserving student who has triumphed in their studies despite adverse circumstances.
The Microsoft Research Prize is awarded for the best undergraduate final-year project.
Morgan Stanley sponsor two prizes, for Top Performance in Penultimate Year for Computer Science and Software Engineering.