Awards evening held for University Centre Weston students

PUBLISHED: 11:00 12 May 2018

Robert Tayler, Bradley Cousins and Ben Hobbs with their awards. Picture: University Centre Weston

Robert Tayler, Bradley Cousins and Ben Hobbs with their awards. Picture: University Centre Weston


The achievements of ‘inspiring’ University Centre Weston students were celebrated at an awards evening.

A ceremony was held in the Winter Gardens Pavilion, in Royal Parade, where prizes were handed out to students who have gone above and beyond to contribute to student life.

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Applied computing student Bradley Cousins was named overall higher education student of the year.

And long-serving science technician Peter Murray was awarded the prize for outstanding contribution to the student experience after 30 years of working for the Weston College Group.

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The group’s principal and chief executive, Dr Paul Phillips, praised the quality on offer.

He said: “Picking the winners from so many inspiring stories of academic excellence and personal triumph was no easy task.

“We put our students at the centre of everything we do, so I was delighted to celebrate so many wonderful achievements.”

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