8th September 2005

 

CATHEDRAL SETTING FOR GRADUATION DAY

 

Around 1,800 students will graduate from the University of Lincoln at five awards ceremonies at Lincoln Cathedral next week.

 

Ceremonies will take place on Monday evening, Tuesday morning and evening and Wednesday morning and evening as follows:

 

Monday 12th September 2005 (7.30pm)

Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences

 

Tuesday 13th September 2005 (11.30am)

Faculty of Technology, some Faculty of Business and Law

 

Tuesday 13th September 2005 (7.30pm)

Some Faculty of Business & Law

 

Wednesday 14th September 2005 (11.30am)

Faculty of Art, Architecture & Design, some Faculty of Media & Humanities

 

Wednesday 14th September 2004 (7.30pm) Lincoln

Some Faculty of Media & Humanities

 

As well as presenting diplomas and degrees to the graduating students the university will also honour six people in recognition of their services to the university or to their profession.

 

War photographer Don McCullin CBE, Kelvin Bray CBE, Deputy Chairman of the Governors at the university, senior NHS executive Janet Soo-Chung, university Pro Chancellor Nevile Camamile, media expert and former MEP Carole Tongue and eminent retired veterinary surgeon Roger Ewbank will all receive honorary doctorates.

 

The ceremonies will be led by the university’s Chancellor, Dame Elizabeth Esteve-Coll.

 

For more information contact:

Jez Ashberry, Press and Media Relations Manager

01522 886042                         jashberry@lincoln.ac.uk

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