Published: 7 December 2017

Gallery: Winter Graduation 2017

This week has been a time to celebrate as nearly 3,000 students were on campus to receive their degrees at ceremonies held at  Liverpool Philharmonic Hall.

For many of our online degree graduates it was their visit to Liverpool and a great chance to celebrate with their tutors, fellow students and friends from all around the world.

Celebrations with family and friends were captured in the alumni graduation photo booth in the Guild. Our graduates now join a network of more than 215,000 graduates located all over the world. To find out more about our global alumni network please visit our alumni webpages.

Honorary degrees were awarded to three esteemed figures, each of whom was recognised for the contribution they have made to the work of the University and the fabric of the city.

Former graduate, Ken Martin (below), received an honorary degree for the leading role he’s played in the city of as an architect, educator and gallery owner.

Daniel Mulhall, the current Irish Ambassador for the United States and a regular speaker at the University’s Institute of Irish Studies, received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws and is pictured below with the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Janet Beer.

Alumna Eileen Thornton, who served as a member of staff and championed healthcare education until her retirement in 2016  was made an honorary fellow.

 

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