St Andrews student wins prestigious Undergraduate of the Year Award


University of St Andrews student Katy Barlow has won a prestigious Undergraduate of the Year Award.

From over 3500 entries, Katy was one of 109 undergraduates shortlisted for 12 awards from universities across the UK.

BBC news presenter Fiona Bruce announced the winners at the Grand Final at East Wintergarden, Canary Wharf, London.


Katy (centre) with Fiona Bruce (right) and Chris Jones, Head of Global Resourcing at Gazprom (left)



Katy was awarded the TARGET jobs Mathematics, Economics and Finance Undergraduate of the Year Award.

It was sponsored by Gazprom Marketing and Trading, and her prize is a summer internship, and a placement in their Singapore office.

Katy, who lives in Perthshire, is a second year maths and economics student.

In 2014, she was awarded the Nisbet Prize for top performance in Management, and was also placed on the University’s Dean’s List for academic excellence.

“It is very exciting to be chosen as UK Undergrad of the year for Maths, Economics and Finance, and to be amongst so many talented people,” she said.

“It is great to have been able to represent the University of St Andrews, and I appreciate their support.”