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A thousand postgraduates at the December ceremonies

12/14/2011 00:00:00
​Over fifteen hundred postgraduate students have graduated with higher degrees and diplomas this December.

Almost a thousand returned to campus for the graduation ceremony, accompanied by two thousand family and friends.

The postgraduate degrees and diplomas were conferred by the Chancellor Sir Christian Bonington, Pro-Chancellor Bryan Gray and Deputy Pro-Chancellor John Hadfield in four ceremonies which took place in the Great Hall.

The Chancellor also conferred Honorary Degrees upon Professor Gu Yueguo, Founding Dean of Beijing Foreign Studies University Online Education Institute and Lancaster alumnus, and Ian Cumming OBE, National Director for Quality during Transition in the NHS.