Awards -

The annual IGNITE awards was introduced during the 2015-16 academic year to recognize exemplary contributions from IGNITE’s writers, editors and photographers.

Here are the nominees and winners for 2015-16:

 

Best New Photographer Award

Nominated: Michelle Loo

Winner: Andrea Loh

 

Best New Writer Award

Nominated: Choo Suet Fun; Jane-Menn Cheong; Yee Heng Yeh.

Winner: Saran Anandan

 

Section Editor of the Year Award

Nominated: Nafisa Chowdhury (Opinion); Nurfaiqah Ramli (Performing Arts)

Winner: Jonathan Sim (Style)

 

Writer of the Year Award

Nominated: Yee Heng Yeh; Saran Anandan

Winner: Amashi de Mel 

 

Photographer of the Year Award

Nominated: Hariz Danial; Khairul Faiz bin Mokhtar

Winner: Kuan Meng Xian

 

Best Photograph Award

Nominated: Khairul Faiz (Nottingham’s Fittest); Andrea Loh (One Act Play Festival)

Winner: Arun Suria (CS Spotlight: Fitness Club)

 

SMLC Award for Article of the Year

Nominated: Yee Heng Yeh (‘Us’ Vs. ‘Them’: Our Political Identity);

Amashi de Mel (His Choice: Smoking);

Ayesha Shaik (Ecocriticism and a Microscopic You);

Siti Safiah & Yeap Zhi Xin (Crops For the Future: A Better Future Through Agriculture)

 

Winner: Sheryar Nawaz Khan (Racial and National Divisions in the UNMC Student Body)