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More than 6,000 students were on campus this week to receive their degrees at ceremonies held at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. Here we round up just a few of the highlights.
Each ceremony included a fantastic contribution from a student speaker, who was chosen to represent their graduating cohort. Management School graduate Elizabeth Hancock (pictured above) spoke at the first ceremony on Monday and said: “Before leaving home to come to University four years ago, I wasn’t sure what the future had in store for me… I was prepared to learn, explore, and make new friends and develop as an individual. As I stand here today, I am proud to say that I made the best decision to come to the University of Liverpool.” Read more…
We awarded nine honorary degrees across the week, beginning with former regeneration chief, Max Steinberg on Monday (pictured above) and finishing with Liverpool alumna, US District Judge Wendy Beetlestone on Friday (pictured below). Other recipients included BBC director general, Lord Tony Hall; internationally renowned artists The Singh Twins; founder of the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, Professor Ray Donnelly; writer and producer, Heidi Thomas; actor and science communicator, Stephen McGann; and Justice of the High Court, Sir Stephen Cobb. Read more…
The Leahurst campus was delighted to have Merseyside Mounted Police Section horses Silver and Major stand guard at their veterinary graduation celebrations on Tuesday. Read more…
Some fantastic photos and videos of graduation celebrations were shared on social media across the week, with #LivUniGrad even trending on Twitter. This heartwarming family moment is just one of our favourites.
The Graduation Marquee in Abercromby Square was the hub of celebrations, will be a well-stocked bar, food market area and live music keeping guests entertained.
From sunshine to downpours, the Great British summer was at its unpredictable best this week. However, our amazing graduates weren’t going to let a bit of rain dampen their spirits on Friday.
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Great to welcome @MayorLpool to @VictoriaGallery today to view the fantastic Ean Flanders portrait exhibition, The Descendants. 📸
The exhibition runs until Saturday 13 May and you can find out more here👉https://news.liverpool.ac.uk/2023/01/30/ean-flanders-photography-exhibition-opens-at-vgm/
Today is #WorldCancerDay and an opportunity for us to reflect on a busy year for cancer research for #TeamLivUni scientists, who continue to work on prevention, screening, diagnostics & therapeutics for the benefit of cancer patients.
Read more here: https://news.liverpool.ac.uk/2023/02/03/world-cancer-day-a-year-in-research/
In a UK first, we've launched a new Research Technical Professional Career Pathway. Technical & research support staff are essential to UK research & innovation, and this scheme aims to improve the career pathways of colleagues in these roles.