School of Law and Politics celebrate Class of 2018
26 July 2018
School of Law and Politics staff, family members and friends gathered this July to celebrate the achievements of the graduating Class of 2018.
This year’s graduation ceremony was held on 16 July at St David’s Hall, Cardiff and was accompanied by a reception in the grounds of the University’s Main Building.
Approximately 900 people attended the School’s graduation - Politics and IR students graduated in the morning and Law students graduated in the afternoon. In between the ceremonies guests were invited to a reception where they enjoyed prosecco, canapés and celebration cupcakes while they mingled with staff and celebrated students’ achievements
Head of School Professor René Lindstädt welcomed the guests to Cardiff and congratulated all graduates for their hard work during the years that they had studied at the School.
Following his speech, Professor Lindstädt went on to present a number of prizes to students who had been recognised within a variety of areas. They were as follows:
Aka Onwuazor Prize
Cecil Fifoot – Contract
Cecil Fifoot – Tort
Margery Hardwicke Prize for Land Law
Alan and Cyril Body Educational Trust Prize
Oxford University Press Law Prize
Eversheds Prize in Trusts
Eversheds Prize in Company Law
Sweet and Maxwell Law Prize
Cardiff Law School Prize
Deighton Pierce Glynn Prize
Best Performance in BSc Econ Politics
Best Performance in BSc Econ Politics & International Relations
Best Performance in a Joint Honours Politics
Best Dissertation Prize
Best Overall Year 2
Barry Jones Award
We hope all students and their guests enjoyed our celebrations and we wish the graduating class of 2018 the very best for the future.