Jane McAteer, from Newry, has celebrated success at the Ulster University Business School.  A Student on the BSc (Hons) Business Studies degree course, Jane has won the Londonderry Junior Chamber for Industrial Practice prize for being the best placement student.

The award was presented by Catriona Donnelly from sponsors Londonderry Junior Chamber of Commerce at the annual Ulster University Business Schools’ student awards organised by the Department of International Business at the Magee campus.

ane McAteer (right) is pictured receiving her award from Catriona Donnelly, Londonderry Junior Chamber of Commerce.
ane McAteer (right) is pictured receiving her award from Catriona Donnelly, Londonderry Junior Chamber of Commerce.

Speaking at the Awards ceremony, Dr Lisa Bradley, Head of Department said, “These Awards recognise the top performers across the range of Business, Marketing and Accounting related programmes.  These students have demonstrated academic excellence, innovative practice and critical thinking in their subject areas, preparing them well for graduate employment and helping address the skills gap in Northern Ireland.  They are excellent ambassadors for the Ulster University Business School at Magee and we wish them every success in the future.” 

A total of eleven employer sponsored awards were presented.  Sponsors included, Schivo Group; McDaid, McCullagh & Moore; Peninsula; Londonderry Junior Chamber of Commerce; CIMA; Bank of Ireland/Diageo; Derry and Strabane District Council; and Anderson Spratt.