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Department of Information Technology’s Annual student Awards Ceremony

Department of Information Technology’s Annual student Awards Ceremony

DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY’S ANNUAL STUDENT AWARDS CEREMONY

Media Invite by Ugeshni Moodley, Information Technology Lecturer at the Durban University of Technology

The Faculty of Accounting and Informatics invites members of the media to the Department of Information Technology’s Annual student Awards Ceremony to be held on Thursday, 16 October at DUT’s Mansfield Hall, Ritson Campus from 12h30 to 15h30.

Certificates and prizes sponsored by industry partners will be awarded to 34 awardees from the Information Technology and Financial Information Systems programmes. The categories for the awards are as follows:

Achievement of Excellence
Awarded to the candidate who achieved the highest distinction average for all subjects in a particular year of study.

Merit
Awarded to the candidate who achieved the 2nd highest distinction average for all subjects in a particular year of study.

Achievement:
Awarded to the candidate who achieved the highest percentage for all subjects in a particular year of study and this may not be a distinction.

Best Software Project:
Awarded to the Development Software 3 group of students who produced the project with the best functionality as judged by industry experts.

Best Developed Project:
Awarded to the Development Software 3 group of students who produced the project with the best model, documentation, functionality, design and implementation as judged by the mentors, examiners and moderators.

Best Bachelor of Technology Project:
Awarded to the candidate who produced the best research project within the Bachelor of Technology qualification.

Special Achievement:
Awarded to a candidate who has shown exceptional progress in a particular year of study.

Graduate of the Year:
Awarded to the candidate who obtained the highest overall distinction average over all modules towards the Bachelor of Technology qualification.

Diplomate of the Year:
Awarded to the candidate who obtained the highest overall distinction average over all 3 years of study towards the Diploma qualification.

Best Research Dissertation:
This is a new category and is awarded to the candidate who completed within the minimum time and obtained the highest percentage for their research dissertation towards the Master of Technology qualification.

“Awards are presented to top performing and deserving students, in recognition of their hard work and outstanding achievement and is also a way of encouraging our students to work to the best of their ability,” said Moodley.

For more information please contact Ugeshni Moodley on 031 373 5554/ 083 387 8437 or via email naidoou@dut.ac.za

Details of the IT Awards Ceremon:

Date: Thursday, 16 October 2014

Time: 12h30 to 15h30

Venue: Mansfield Hall, DUT Ritson Campus

Parking: Available at Ritson Campus’s main car park (Winterton Walk)