BIS Awards and Achievements

In BIS, we recognise the importance of both academic achievement and extra-curricular activities.The annual BIS Graduation Breakfast is held before the graduation ceremony in UCC. This event is hosted by the BIS Advisory Board. A number of prizes are awarded as part of the ceremony, these include:

  • Bank of Ireland Gold Medal Award - awarded annually to the BIS student who achieves the highest marks in final year (4th Year).
  • Bank of Ireland Silver Medal Award - awarded annually to the most innovative Final Year project.
  • BIS .NET Project of the Year- sponsored by Microsoft for the most innovative .NET project.
  • BIS Citizenship Award - awarded annually to the BIS student who exemplifies the BIS commitment to community and collegiality

Other Annual BIS Awards include:

BIS Anthology Awards showcases the creativity and artistic skills of our students. Prizes are awarded for the best entries in the following categories:

  • Poetry
  • Photography
  • Art
  • Short Stories and Articles


  • BIS Tutor of the Year Awards are presented annually to the tutor who shows most care, enthusiasm and diligence with regard to tutoring during the course of the year.