Awarded annually on the basis of a competition to the undergraduate student in Music who shows the greatest promise in composition or in instrumental/vocal performance.

ECA textiles graduate Emma Wilkinson has waltzed away with the top prize in the student subcategory of the annual Hand & Lock Prize competition.

Ruth Williams will receive £2000 for her collection from the inaugural NU BLVCK competition

Design Ideas Competition brings together students from Architecture and Landscape Architecture.

First Prize was awarded to third year BMus student Sarah Smith who wins £500 and their article published in The Skinny magazine. 


Painting graduate Benjamin Sullivan takes first prize at the BP Portrait Awards 2017 with an intimate portrait of his wife nursing their baby daughter.

Audience members and viewers nominated Reid School of Music graduate Louise Alder as the winner of this year’s Dame Joan Sutherland Audience Prize at the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition.

Another successful Degree Show and another year of successful graduates and continuing students!


Maddie Williams, who graduated in 2017, was one of ten finalists invited to Hong Kong for the 2019 Redress Design Award, and will now work with fashion brand REVERB to create a new collection.