Getting ready for Graduation 2018

Graduation Week is almost here and preparations are underway to welcome thousands of graduates and their guests to campus.

This year, the ceremonies will be taking place between Monday, 16 July and Friday, 20 July in the Philharmonic Hall.

The University will award honorary degrees to eight esteemed figures:

Monday, 16 July, 4.00pm – David McDonnell (Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws)
Tuesday, 17 July, 9.30am – Paul May (Honorary Degree of Doctor of Medicine)
Wednesday, 18 July, 9.30am – John Higgins (Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters)
Wednesday, 18 July, 4..00pm –Jonathan Rushworth (Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws)
Thursday, 19 July, 10.30am – Dr Clemency Fisher (Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws)
Thursday, 19 July, 3.00pm – Dr Maria Balshaw (Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters)
Friday, 20 July, 9.30am – Dr Peter Gallagher (Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science)
Friday, 20 July, 4.00pm – Professor Jane Dacre (Honorary Degree of Doctor of Medicine)

Each ceremony will be available to watch live online at this webpage.

The Graduation Marquee in Abercromby Square will be open every day from 9am to 5pm live streaming the ceremonies on screens.  Admission is free and opening times and further details are available from the Hospitality Graduation web page.

Graduates will join the global family of more than 220,000 University of Liverpool alumni. The  Alumni team will be on hand in the marquee and the Guild of Students  for graduates to claim a free alumni pin badge, a Class of 2018 pen and use the special graduation photo booth.

Benefits that Liverpool graduates can access include discounts on short courses and postgraduate degrees , career planning support, access to Liverpool Connect – the online networking platform that connects with thousands of other alumni  and discounts on hotels and holiday accommodation.  Further details about the benefits of being an alumni are on the Class of 2018 website.

Souvenir gifts are available to buy in the Guild and in the Victoria Gallery & Museum, including University of Liverpool branded mugs, key rings, paper weights, frames and much more.

To join the conversation on social media, use the hashtags #livunigrad #classof2018

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