Leeds Public Relations Students Scoop Top Prizes

Leeds Beckett Public Relations graduates are top of the class when it comes to professional prowess and academic achievement with a total of seventeen prizes handed out at this week’s graduation ceremony.

Course Director Annisa Suliman said: “These accolades are very much deserved and testimony to how much effort these students have put into their educational and work-place opportunities over the course of their studies.

“I’m always impressed by the level of professionalism, creativity and hard work exhibited by our PR students, but it’s great to get validation that recognizes how much our graduates are valued across industry and in academia.”

* Leeds Beckett PR graduates are in the UK’s top five for graduate salaries for those on communication courses (Inst of Fiscal Studies 2018) and the courses are fourth in The Guardian 2017 university league table for journalism, publishing and public relations courses.

List of 2018 Prize-winners:

IKEA Leeds BA (Hons) Public Relations and BA (Hons) Public Relations with Journalism Workplace Communications Research Audit Project: Rebecca Midgley, Roslyn Fordyce, Gabriella Holdsworth, Emily Jarvis, Emma Carter and Abdulla Al Kalifa.

Hannah Lynch

Dean’s Prize for Most Outstanding Student Year Three BA Public Relations/Public Relations and Communication: Hannah Lynch

Dean’s Prize for Year Three BA Public Relations with Journalism: Sinead Morrissey

Chartered Institute for Public Relations Prize for Student Producing the Best Overall Undergraduate Performance: Holly Crosby

Ella Churchill & Rebecca Midgely

Public Relations and Communications Association Prize for Best Portfolio: Joint winners: Ella Churchill and Rebecca Midgely

Winners of Grayling North PR Prize: Hannah Lynch; Jessica Hayre; Christopher Ball; Thomas Withington; Holly Crosby; Rebecca Midgley

Holly Crosby, Jessica Hayre, Tom Withington, Rebecca Midgley, Chris Ball, Hannay Lynch




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