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Celebration time for new graduates

More than 1,600 students will graduate from UCLan at Preston’s Guild Hall

More than 1,600 students will don their caps and gowns next week to graduate from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

The undergraduates, postgraduates and doctorate students will take to the stage of Preston’s Guild Hall to celebrate their academic achievements.

They will collect their awards in front of family and friends during four award ceremonies between Monday, 10 December, and Wednesday, 12 December.

The University will also recognise the career of Professor Eileen Fairhurst MBE. The Chairman of the East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has spent more than 40 years working in the NHS and her research has been published in more than 70 peer reviewed papers and abstracts. She will receive an Honorary Doctorate to acknowledge the significant contribution she has made to the development of the University’s School of Medicine and her academic achievements in the field of health and wellbeing.

The plan for the UCLan graduation ceremonies is:

Monday 10 December, 3.00pm
School of Engineering
School of Forensic and Applied Sciences
School of Journalism, Media and Performance
School of Physical Sciences and Computing

Tuesday 11 December, 11.00am
Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching
Lancashire Law School
Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise
School of Health Sciences
School of Language and Global Studies

Tuesday 11 December, 3.00pm
School of Dentistry
School of Medicine
School of Nursing
School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
School of Sport and Wellbeing

Wednesday 12 December, 11.00am
School of Art, Design and Fashion
School of Community Health and Midwifery
School of Humanities and the Social Sciences
School of Psychology


Graduating students

Rachel Atkinson | 04 December 2018