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Awards and cash prizes for Survey School’s top graduates

The highest performing students on the
TSA Surveying Course at The Survey School, were announced at the annual
graduation ceremony at Worcester Racecourse.  

The hard work of 23 students on TSA
Surveying Course 45, 46 and 47 was celebrated, with four graduates named as
this year’s prize winners for outstanding achievement. 

All the prizes are based on assignment
results, exam marks and the overall observations of the tutors. 

The recipients of the Best Student
Award, the CICES Best Assignment Award and the RICS Best Measured Building
Assignment Award are all employed by Laser Surveys Ltd, a TSA Member company
since 1996.

Jointly
sponsored by The Survey Association (TSA) and Leica Geosystems, the Best
Student Award went to Samuel Grimes. 

Tutor at The Survey School, Andrew Crumpler commented, ‘’Sam has done
extremely well on all aspects of this course. 
He has the mathematical ability, coupled with the theoretical
understanding and the ability to realise this in the field.”

Sponsored
by TSA, the Vice-President’s Award went to Jessica Hurp of Evolution Surveys
Ltd, who was commended for her attention to detail, her care and the hard work she
put into the course.

Eight
students were in the running for the Chartered ICES prize for Best Assignment,
with Zoe Hundley of Laser Surveys Ltd winning out for her consistently high
standard of work and producing ‘a model’ Block 3 Intersection and Resection
assignment.

RICS Best Measured Building Assignment required students to produce a measured
building survey with floor plans, an elevation and a cross section.

Alexander Cox of Laser Surveys Ltd drew
high praise from his tutors for the level of detail

included in his elevation and the first-class standard of his
work.

Sue Stewart, Director at Laser Surveys Ltd commented, “We are
so proud of Zoe, Alex and Sam and their brilliant achievements. The awards are
in recognition of the hard work, dedication and enthusiasm that they have put
into their studies over the past two years.

“The TSA Surveying Course encompasses the core knowledge
required for surveying today and gives an excellent base to enable them to grow
their technical and practical skills even further as they progress their
careers.” 

The Survey School has trained some 400 students to
a professional standard since the TSA Course in Surveying was launched, nearly
20 years ago and is recognised by industry and employers as the UK’s premier
commercial training centre for the education of land surveyors.  

Successful completion of the TSA Surveying Course
counts towards AssocRICS membership.

Block 1 of TSA Surveying Course 52 commences on 9
September and places are still available. For details and booking information on
this and the shorter technical courses on specific topics, see the School’s
website. www.surveyschool.org.uk 

Ends

Caption: From left, TSA President
Adam Bradley with Best Student Award winner, Samuel Grimes.

Caption:  Graduation Day 2019 at The Survey School.

For further information, interviews or images
contact Ruth Badley pr@tsa-uk.org.uk  

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