The University of Ulster’s Winter Graduation ceremonies get under way today at the University’s Jordanstown campus, where students from the University’s Jordanstown and Belfast campuses will receive their degrees.
Over the four days of graduations, a total of over 1200 students will receive awards, watched by over 3500 friends and family members. The Chancellor, Dr James Nesbitt, will preside over the five ceremonies at the Jordanstown campus from Monday to Wednesday, while the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Richard Barnett, will preside at the two ceremonies in the Millennium Forum in Derry~Londonderry.
Today’s two ceremonies (morning and afternoon) will see students from the Faculty of Art, Design & the Built Environment, the Ulster Business School, the Faculty of Social Sciences, and Access & Distributed Learning receive their awards.
Artist Colin Davidson will this morning receive the First Trust Bank/University of Ulster Distinguished Graduate award, which will be presented to him by Professor Alastair Adair, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Development, and Provost of the Jordanstown and Belfast campuses.