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Deloitte prize for top undergraduate student

01 August 2014

Final-year undergraduate Jonathan O’Reilly has been awarded a £100 prize by top consulting firm Deloitte.

The prize celebrates the 2014 graduating cohort of the innovative BSc (Hons) Management and Information Technology (MIT) degree.

Acting on behalf of Deloitte UK, Dr Niall Hayes, Director of the MIT Programme at Lancaster, awarded the prize to Jonathan for achieving the highest overall mark on the course. Jonathan gained a first-class degree on the programme and graduated in July this year.

Jonathan spent the third year of his four-year degree working for Xerox in Uxbridge. In September he begins a new job with Vodafone on their technical graduate programme.

Deloitte have supported the annual MIT Prize since the first graduating cohort in 2011. A spokesperson from Deloitte said:
“Deloitte are proud to sponsor the annual MIT prize for academic achievement. As a global player in technology consulting we appreciate the importance of developing the next generation of young management and technology graduates. Supporting Lancaster develop this leading undergraduate programme is key to our success in attracting top technology graduates. We look forward to continuing to support the programme through our annual prize, module involvement and the delivery of careers skills sessions.”

Previous winners of this prize have included Eliot Wassell (2011), Kremena Daskalova (2012), and Ashley Morris (2013).