Graduations continue at the University of Ulster’s Coleraine campus today when students from the Faculty of Computing and Engineering, the Ulster Business School and the Faculty of Arts, receive their degrees and certificates.
The morning ceremony saw the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD)awarded toUS diplomat Dan Rooney in recognition of his services to peace and reconciliation, while at the afternoon ceremony US peacemaker Sally Milbury-Steen receives the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) in recognition of her work in the field of peace and reconciliation
Built in the 1960s as the headquarters of the New University of Ulster, the Ulster’s Coleraine campus is the home campus to over 5000 students – almost double the number in 1984, when the New University of Ulster merged with the Ulster Polytechnic to form the present University of Ulster.
The campus is home to the Centre for Molecular Biosciences, a world leading biomedical research institute.
The University has awarded over 150,000 degrees since its formation in 1984.