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John Rainey Graduation- Wednesday 5 July

Honorary Graduands

Wednesday 5 July 2017

John Rainey, co-founder of the leading plastics manufacturing company the Denroy Group will be honoured today.

John Agnew, Director of the Henderson Group, will also be recognised by the University.

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Robert Stewart Graduation- Wednesday 5th July

Biological Sciences with Professional Studies

Award-winning Student Volunteer Celebrates Graduation Success

5/07/2017 - Robert Stewart from Belfast will graduate today (Wednesday 5 July) with a degree in Biological Sciences with Professional Studies from Queen’s University.

Amatul Salma Graduation- Wednesday 5th July

Biomedical Science

Mother of three celebrates graduation and new life in Belfast

5/07/2017 - Amatul Salma from India will graduate today (Wednesday 5 July) with a degree in Biomedical Science from the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at Queen’s University Belfast.

Harmony Black Graduation- Wednesday 5th July

Biomedical Science

Queen’s student determined to find Cancer cure in memory of Alison Williamson

5/07/2017 - Harmony Black to graduate from Queen’s University with a first class honours in Biomedical Science from the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences.

Andrew English Graduation- Wednesday 5 July

Architecture

Big plans for Architecture graduate

5/07/2017 - An architecture student who has been generating a new vision for neighbourhoods in Northern Ireland will graduate from Queen’s University today (5 July).

Joe Sloan Graduation- Tuesday 5 July

Honorary Graduands

Tuesday 4 July 2017

Joe Sloan, co-founder of the SHS Group will be honoured today.

Professor Mary E. Daly, the first female President of The Royal Irish Academy (RIA) and Sir Malcolm McKibbin, former Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service, will also be recognised by the University .

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Stephanie Burton Graduation- Tuesday 4th July

Nursing

Queen’s Student Overcomes Odds to Qualify as Nurse

4/07/2017 - Stephanie Burton will today (Tuesday 4 July) graduate with a degree in nursing from the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast.

Emma Donoghue

Honorary Graduands

Monday 3 July 2017

Emma Donoghue, author of international best-selling novel ‘Room’, will be honoured today.

Northern Ireland’s four-time Paralympic gold medallist Bethany Firth MBE will also be recognised by the University.

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Stephen Sexton Graduation- Monday 3rd July

Poetry and Creative Writing

Talented ‘UK National Poetry’ winner graduates with PhD

3/07/2017 - Stephen Sexton, will today (Monday 3 July) graduate with a Doctorate of Poetry and Creative Writing from the School of Arts, English and Languages at Queen’s.

Hannah Anderson Knight Graduation- Mon 3 July

Medicine

Queen’s student returns from life-saving volunteer work in Zambia to graduate as a doctor

3/07/2017 - Hannah Anderson-Knight has returned from Zambia to attend her graduation today (Monday 3 July) from the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at Queen’s after ten years as a student.

Patrick Hickland Graduation- Mon 3 July

Medicine

Graduation Success for Award-winning Medical Student

3/07/2017 - Celebrating success at Queen’s today (Monday 3 July) is Patrick Hickland, from Glenavy who is graduating with a Bachelors of Medicine from the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences.

Michaelle Moreland Graduation- Mon 3 July

Medicine

Hat-trick for Queen’s Graduate

3/07/2017 - Michelle Moreland will graduate today (Monday 3 July) for the third time with a degree in Medicine from the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at Queen’s University.

Lesley Yellowlees Graduation- Saturday 1 July

Honorary Graduands

Saturday 1 July 2017

Professor Sir John Pethica FRS DSc, one of the most significant figures in the field of physical science, will be honoured today.

Professor Lesley Yellowlees MBE, CBE, a world-leading voice on science and engineering, will also be recognised by the University.

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Gary Mitchell

Student of the Year

Nursing doctor is ‘Top of the Class’!

1/07/2017 - Gary Mitchell, a PhD student from the School of Nursing and Midwifery has received the First Trust Bank Queen’s Student of the Year Award.

Ryan and Shona Morrison Graduation- Saturday 1st July

Politics and Philosophy & Computing and IT

Double joy as siblings graduate together

1/07/2017 - It’s double joy for Ryan Morrison and his sister Shona as they graduate from Queen’s University today (Saturday 1 July).

Margarita Petkova Graduation- Saturday 1st July

Politics, Philosophy and Economics

Graduation celebrations for ‘UK Young Ambassador’ Margarita

1/07/2017 - Graduating today (Saturday 1 July) from Queen’s is Bulgarian student, Margarita Petkova, who will receive a BA (Hons) Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics.

Sadia Malik

Pharmaceutical Analysis

Graduation marks successful globe-crossing journey

1/07/2017 - A Queen’s University student from Pakistan has landed her dream job in the pharmaceutical industry and is graduating with a Masters in Pharmaceutical Analysis today (Saturday 1 July).

Felicity McKee

Social Anthropology

Graduation success for Felicity

1/07/2017 - Felicity McKee, today (Saturday 1 July) received a First Class Honours in (BA Hons) Social Anthropology from the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics at Queen’s University.

Fatou Bensouda Graduation- Friday 30 June

Honorary Graduands

Friday 30 June 2017

Fatou Bensouda, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), will be honoured today.

Professor Sylvia Walby OBE, British Sociologist and the first UNESCO Chair in Gender Research at Lancaster University, will also be recognised by the University.

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Julie McVeigh Graduation- Friday 30th June

Law

Inspirational mum-of-five celebrates graduating with dream degree

30/06/2017 - Julie McVeigh, a mother-of-five children will today (Friday 30 June) graduate with a degree in Law, from the School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast.

Sylvia Gourley Graduation- Friday 30th June

Theology

Third time’s a charm for Sylvia as she graduates with PhD

30/06/2017 - Celebrating success at Queen’s today (Friday 30 June) is Sylvia Gourley, 66, from Larne who is graduating with a Doctorate in Theology from the Institute of Theology at Queen’s.

Leah Crooks Graduation- Friday 30th June

Law

Queen’s student overcomes illness to graduate with law degree

30/06/2017 - Queen’s Student, Leah Crooks from Whitehead will graduate today (Friday 30 June) with a degree in Law and Politics, from the School of Law at Queen’s University.

Rebekah Smallwood Graduation- Friday 30th June

Psychology

“Unforgettable experience” for Psychology graduate

30/06/2017 - Graduation will be an extra-special occasion for mum of four, Rebekah Smallwood, as she graduates from Queen’s University with a degree in Psychology today (Friday 30 June).

Dean Robinson Graduation- Friday 30th June

Education

Dean travels from ‘down under’ to graduate

30/06/2017 - Dean Robinson, will today (Friday 30 June) graduate with a Doctorate of Education from the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work at Queen’s, having completed his studies from Queensland in Australia.

Loretta Brennan Glucksman Graduation- Thursday 29th June

Honorary Graduands

Thursday 29 June 2017

Irish-American Philanthropist, Loretta Brennan Glucksman CBE will be honoured today.

Irish-American Philanthropist Loretta Brennan Glucksman CBE, has served as Chair of The Ireland Funds America since 1995, raising millions for projects in Northern Ireland.

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Emma Carson Graduation- Thursday 29th June

Maths

Graduation elation for dedicated mum who battled illness

29/06/2017 - A devoted mother who battled a neurological illness during her degree is graduating from Queen’s University today.

Lauren Cuddy Graduation- Thursday 29th June

Actuarial Science and Risk Management

The future is bright for incredible volunteer Lauren

29/06/2017 - Queen’s Student, Lauren Cuddy, will today (Thursday 29 June) receive her degree in Actuarial Science and Risk Management from Queen’s Management School.

Andrew McNeill Graduation- Thursday 29th June

Solar System Astronomy

The sky’s the limit for Physics graduate

29/06/2017 - It is a double celebration for a Queen’s University PhD student today (Thursday 29 June) as he graduates and prepares to jet off to the USA to track down “killer asteroids”.