Deans List - School of Business top students for 2016-2017 named

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Pictured is graduate of the year 2016/2017 Jasmine Smyth

Pictured is graduate of the year 2016/2017 Jasmine Smyth

In 2017, 62 students from the School of Business received an award, namely the top 5% highest performers, each achieving first class honours

The School of Business hosted its 15th Annual Recognition of Awards Ceremony on Thursday, 5 October 2017. This Ceremony recognises continuing students with outstanding academic achievement in their previous year. The awards were called by the course leaders and presented by the Head of School (Dean) of Business, Dr Thomas O'Toole.

"Recognition of student effort and excellence is something the School of Business continually does," said Dr O'Toole. "These top performing students can influence others to achieve their potential as peer role models, and the recognition represents a mark of excellence to be included in recipient’s curriculum vitae."

The following are the Awards presented on the night.

Dean’s List

The Dean’s list comprises approximately the top 5% highest performers in the School each achieving first class honours in their continuing studies. In 2017, 62 students from the School of Business received an award. The School of Business was joined by parents and friends of the students for the event. The full list of recipients is posted on the Awards Notice Board in the School of Business.

Rowe Medal

The Rowe Medal is in memory of the founding Head of School, it presented to the best performing undergraduate student.  The Rowe Medal was presented by Dr. Mark Rowe, to Nikolaj Perekotij, whose overall result was highest across the School. Nikolaj is registered on the Bachelor of Business (Hons) - WD048.

Graduate of the Year

The Graduate of the Year Award is presented to the best performing graduate. The Graduate of the Year was presented by Dr. Thomas O’Toole to Jasmine Smyth who completed the Bachelor of Business (Hons) - WD048.

International Student of the Year

This award was presented by Dr. Tom O’Toole, Head of School of Business.  The International Student of the Year Overall Award was presented to the students whose overall result was the highest across the school.  The International Student Highly commended award goes to International students whose overall result is over 70%.

International Student of the Year Overall Award – Yuan Wang – BA (Honours) in Accounting – WD084.

Highly Commended – Denis Doskovskikh – Bachelor of Business (Honours) – WD048.

Highly Commended – Tien Thanh Thuy Cao – BA (Hons) in International Business – WD134.

John Hume Credit Union Scholarship

This Award was presented by Ms. Linda O Kane on behalf of the combined Credit Unions in Waterford to Justin Marshall who is registered on the Bachelor of Business (Hons) - WD048.

CIMA Management Accounting Prize

This award was presented by Ms. Rosanna Loftus of CIMA.  It was presented to the student with the best Management Accounting result for Bachelor of Business (Honours – WD048) and BA (Honours) in Accounting – WD084. These are:

  • Noel Whelan - BA (Honours) in Accounting – WD084.
  • Nadia Blanchfield - Bachelor of Business (Honours) – WD048.


CPA Financial Accounting Prize

This award was presented by Ms. Rachel Breen.  It was presented to the student with the best Financial Accounting result for Bachelor of Business (Honours) and BA (Honours) in Accounting.

  • Shane Hennessey– Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting – WD084.
  • Evelyn Farrell- Bachelor of Business (Honours) – WD048

Related Courses

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in  Accounting
Bachelor of Business in  Business
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in  Business (Common Entry)
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in  Marketing & Digital Media

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