BSc Geography graduate wins The Wellington Medal

Heather Needham, BSc Geography graduate, has been announced as the 2021 winner of The Wellington Medal.




The award recognises the student’s excellent academic achievements and contributions to King’s during their time at university and their potential for the future.

The Wellington Medal is awarded each year to one outstanding undergraduate student at King’s College London in the year of their graduation. The award recognises high academic achievements and other contributions the student has made during their time at university to acknowledge their impressive future potential.

The Duke of Wellington, founder of the award, former Chairman of King’s College Council, and Chair of the selection panel has written: “Selecting the winner of the Medal is always very difficult. Each faculty puts forward their strongest candidate for the Medal. All the candidates have achieved a great deal and have made a significant difference to King’s during their time as undergraduates. We are proud of all of them and believe that they have very bright futures ahead.”

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