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:

Law prizes
Aka Onwuazor Prize
Charles Ng
Sayekaya Tayananiswa

Cecil Fifoot – Contract
Hanna Cornish
Charles Ng

Cecil Fifoot – Tort
Isla Cheung

Margery Hardwicke Prize for Land Law
Charles Wilson

Alan and Cyril Body Educational Trust Prize
Robert Anderson

Geldards Prize
Rebecca Ware

Oxford University Press Law Prize
Lauren Pettit

Eversheds Prize in Trusts
Sophie Rudd
William Stoneham
Eleanor Thompson

Eversheds Prize in Company Law
Alexander Shad
Abigail Williams

Sweet and Maxwell Law Prize
Sophie Rudd

Cardiff Law School Prize
Sophie Rudd

Deighton Pierce Glynn Prize
Maryam Alhaidar

Politics prizes
Best Performance in BSc Econ Politics
Louisa Idel

Best Performance in BSc Econ Politics & International Relations
Matthew Congreve

Best Performance in a Joint Honours Politics
Harry Mayo

Best Dissertation Prize
Matthew Congreve
Peter Davies

Best Overall Year 2
Marta Fraccaro

Barry Jones Award
Jan Boschen

We hope all students and their guests enjoyed our celebrations and we wish the graduating class of 2018 the very best for the future.