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12 February 2024

King's student wins 2024 Bithell Prize

£150 is offered annually for the best performance in modern literature at BA level.

Saskia Cookson
Saskia Cookson

Saskia Cookson has been jointly awarded The Alice Emily Bithell Prize.

The prize is awarded annually for the best performance in modern German literature at BA level within the University of London. Saskia graduated from King’s in January 2024 with a first-class degree in German with Film Studies. Saskia gained a number of outstanding marks for modules in German literature, culture and cinema from the Middle Ages to the present day.

All Colleges of the University offering degree courses incorporating a German component are eligible to enter students for the Jethro Bithell and Alice Emily Bithell Prizes.

Find out more about the Bithell Prizes.