BSLT 2009 prize winners26 November 2009
The British School of Leather Technology (BSLT), part of the University of Northampton, held their annual student prize giving ceremony at the Leathersellers’ Hall in London on June 9. At the ceremony students were awarded with prizes relating to academic studies over the past academic year. The ceremony also highlights BSLT’s international flavour with most students attending the courses from outside the UK.
The award winners were as follows, from the left, Lemar Hart (South Africa), achievement in leather practice, Oratile Koloka (Botswana), outstanding Leathersellers’ student, Michael Binyon OBE, master of the Leathersellers’ Company, Hammad Shoeb (Pakistan), Leather International magazine award for best BSc 3rd year project and Li Min Wang (China), outstanding BSc 3rd year student.
Serder Yerlikaya (Turkey) (not pictured) was awarded the prize for the outstanding MSc student.
Other graduates from the class of 2009 are as follows: BSc year 3: Azeem Saleem Ahmed (Pakistan), Andre Soesanto-Putera (Indonesia) and Ahad Tariq (Pakistan). MSc: Shegaw Ahmed Mohammed (Ethiopia) and Mohammad Azad Rahman Siddique (Bangladesh). MBA: Darryl Cassingham (Australia)
Hammad Shoeb (Pakistan) won the Leather International magazine award for best BSc 3rd year project. The prize included a year’s free subscription to Leather International.