Students celebrate success at graduation

The University will hold the graduation ceremonies at the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre from Thursday (September 3, 2009).

More than 3500 students will receive their degrees at a total of 15 ceremonies.

The first students to graduate this week are students from the School of Computing and Information Technology at a ceremony on Thursday evening, followed by School of Art & Design students who will receive their awards on Friday afternoon.

The last graduation will take place on Friday 11 September when students from the School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure will receive their awards.

There are a number of honorary awards being presented to people who have made an outstanding contribution to their field, including a number of Black Country celebrities.

Frank Skinner, Esther Rantzen, Nigel Slater, Don Goodman and Suzi Perry are among those to be recognised at the ceremonies.

University of Wolverhampton Vice Chancellor, Professor Caroline Gipps, said: “Graduation is always a special occasion for everyone at the University of Wolverhampton and I am delighted to celebrate our students’ successes.

"We are also presenting a number of honorary awards to people who are inspiring role models for our graduates. We look forward to welcoming them at our ceremonies."

Further information

The University of Wolverhampton has campuses in Wolverhampton City, Compton, Walsall and Telford and students from all four campuses will be graduating at the Grand Theatre.


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