Students will reap the rewards of their hard work when
they graduate from the University of Wolverhampton this
The University will be holding graduation ceremonies for the
School of Health and for all
Postgraduate students on Wednesday, February 25 2009.
The ceremonies will take place at the Grand Theatre in Lichfield
Among those receiving awards at the School of Health graduations
at 10.30am and 2.45pm will be graduates who have studied midwifery,
nursing, complementary therapies and mental health practice.
Postgraduate students from all academic Schools will receive
awards at 6.30pm.
Deputy Vice Chancellor, Professor Geoff Hurd, said: “I would
like to congratulate all our graduates who are receiving awards
“Graduation allows us to celebrate the achievements of our
students and we wish them every success for the future.”
Three honorary awards will be presented at the graduations. The
Rt Hon. The Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers will receive an
Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws. He was Master of the Rolls from
2000 to 2005 and Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales from 2005
until October 1 2008.
The Rt Hon. Lord Justice Jacob will also receive an Honorary
Degree of Doctor of Laws. He is the President of the Intellectual
Property Institute, Hon. President of the UK branch of the
Licensing Executive Society, and Hon. President of the Association
of Law Teachers.
Mark Britnell, the Director General for Commissioning and System
Management at the Department of Health, will receive an Honorary
Degree of Doctor of Science.
University staff receiving professorships at the ceremonies
include Ian Oakes, Pro Vice-Chancellor Regional Investment and
Development, and Glynis Cousin, Director of Institute for Learning
Enhancement and of Centre for Excellence in Teaching and
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Date issued: Monday 23 February 2009
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