Outstanding Achievers Highlight Wealth Of Talent

13 Jun 2017

Six top financial services students have been recognised by the IFSD Glasgow Student Awards 2017. Each student was presented with a certificate and £250 to mark their achievements.

The awards programme was established to highlight the wealth of talented graduates emerging from Glasgow's universities and colleges, prepared for careers in financial services.  All six students were nominated by their respective institutions as 'outstanding achievers.'

The winners are;

Connor McLaughlin, 21, from Irvine, Ayrshire. Graduated with honours in Finance at the University of Strathclyde. Secured a position with HSBC.

Rui Luo, 23, from Shanghai in China.  Undertaking a Masters in International Finance at the University of Glasgow.

Dominic Gibson, 27, from Paisley. Completed a degree in Accounting at UWS. Looking to work in Fund Accounting.

Siobhan Watt, 27, from Greenock. Achieved a first class honours degree in Finance, Investment and Risk at Glasgow Caledonian University. Secured a position as a credit risk analyst.

Zivile Venskuviene, 37, originally from Lithuania, she has graduated from Glasgow Clyde College in HND Accounting. Now looking to become professionally qualified through ACCA.

Karolina Piekarniak, 22, originally from Poland. Completed a HNC in Financial Services at City of Glasgow College. Wants to work as a financial adviser