His research interests are in global media and public diplomacy, with a particular focus on China and Latin America.
The School has awarded prizes to eight students for their academic performances, individual projects and undergraduate dissertations.
He holds a practice-led PhD in photography from the University of Leeds and has taught film, photography and visual communication at York St John University, Leeds Arts University and Sheffield Hallam
BA Digital Media student, Abinav Bhattachan, has gained a place on the University's student leadership programme in South Korea.
She will start the eight week internship in July and will be given experience working in radio, television and online services whilst being mentored by BBC journalists.