Huge Success for Birmingham Business School Economics Graduate

Daniel Cueva, a BSc (Hons) Economics Graduate from Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, has recently been selected as the Global Winner in the Economics Category of the Undergraduate Awards 2017.  

The Undergraduate Awards is the world’s leading undergraduate awards programme which highlights top undergraduate work and is shared with a global audience, thus connecting students across both cultures and disciplines.

This is the first time in the Undergraduate Awards that a student from the University of Birmingham has been chosen as a Global Winner. This is a very proud moment for both Daniel and the university with there being only 25 Global Winners out of 6,432 submissions from 299 institutions in 48 countries. 

 Daniel Cueva explains:

"Attending the Undergraduate Awards Global Summit as a Global Winner was a great experience to meet so many passionate students from various fields and from universities located all over the world! It was stimulating to learn about the research from students in fields including business, chemistry, psychology and physics, and to present my own research.

I wanted to thank the Department of Economics for being a part of this achievement, as I always had opportunities to learn and excel during my studies at the University of Birmingham."

Economics teaching has a long history at Birmingham and we pride ourselves on achieving very high levels of student satisfaction. We are a research-led department with specialisms in Macroeconomics, Financial Economics, Experimental Economics, Economic Theory and Environmental Economics, to name but a few.

Prof Matt Cole, Head of the Department of Economic, comments:

"This is a fantastic achievement by Daniel and it’s a tribute to the strength of our UG Economics programme that he has been able to compete so successfully in this global competition."

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