20th July 2001




Final-year students at the University of Lincolnshire & Humberside will be at Hull City Hall next month to receive their degrees at the university’s summer awards ceremonies.


Around 1,250 students will graduate at three ceremonies on 26th and 27th July as follows:


Thursday 26th July, 11.30am

Faculty of Arts & Technology

Thursday 26th July, 2.30pm

Faculty of Social & Life Sciences
International Office and Associate Colleges

Friday 27th July, 11.30am

Faculty of Business & Management


The ceremonies mark the achievements of the university’s final-year degree and postgraduate students who have been studying in Hull.


They will also give the university the opportunity to honour some well known and respected local and national figures. Among those who will be receiving honorary doctorates from the University of Lincolnshire & Humberside will be Bishop James Jones, Bishop of Liverpool (26th July, afternoon), and Jonathan Elvidge, founder of The Gadget Shop (27th July).


Dr J H ‘Harry’ Hooper, who retired as Chancellor of the University of Lincolnshire & Humberside last summer, will receive a Fellowship from the university at the ceremony on 27th July.


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Supplementary stories relating to this summer’s graduation ceremonies will follow on 20th July 2001.


For more information contact: Jez Ashberry, Press and Media Relations Manager

University of Lincolnshire & Humberside

Tel: 01522 886042



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