University of Huddersfield Review

By | 16th June 2017

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University of Huddersfield Review

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Santander Universities award funding to two student businesses

Three young entrepreneurs from the University of Huddersfield have received funding from Santander Universities after winning an elevator pitch competition.

Pictured left to right are the prize winners Matthew Jones from Ink, Tom Rotherham from Tom Rotherham Music and Nicole Rawson from Ink.

Read more about the Santander Universities award prize winners

Costume Design student Emily Spreadborough working on her design, garment depicted on the left. Costume Design student wins graduate major prize

Costume with Textiles BA(Hons) student, Emily Spreadborough won the prestigious Hand and Lock prize for her exceptional talent in goldwork in her entry The Woman.

Read more about the graduate who won the prize for ‘goldworking’

Stephen Bond, Panda’s Kitchen founder, depicted with his unique coffee liqueurs Huddersfield graduate wins first prize at young entrepreneurs’ competition for his liqueurs business

Graduate, Stephen Bond’s business Panda’s Kitchen which began life as part of a Huddersfield student’s Enterprise Placement Year, has won the grand-final of a major national ‘young entrepreneurs’ competition entitled TestTown and has been granted a substantial first prize of £10,000.

Read more about Huddersfield’s young entrepreneur

Dilara, a research student of Afghan origin depicted with his art. Research student’s art exhibition changes western view on Afghanistan

Dilara is a research student of Afghan origin, currently studying for his Master’s in Contemporary Art. His exhibition, A glimpse of artwork from a conflict zone: Afghanistan’ is the first of its kind to be featured at the University, offering a new perspective on a country with such an unclear culture and heritage. It provides an amazing visual story of lives so different to our own cultural norms.

Read more about the artist who changed the way the West views Afghanistan

Huddersfield Computing Science student, Raluca Georgescu, depicted by a Huddersfield University sign. Huddersfield Computing Science student lands place on Google project

Google chose Huddersfield student, Raluca Georgescu to take part in a six-week project named Code U as part of its search to find high-calibre students from Europe.

Read more about Raluca’s experience from working witth Google