UWS celebrates Spring Graduations

Graduands celebrate 

Thousands of students will celebrate their achievements at the University of Western Sydney when they complete one of the most important milestones of their lives at the Spring Graduation ceremonies.

More than two thousand students will don the traditional gown, cap and hood as they officially join the ranks of UWS Alumni between Tuesday September 23 and Thursday September 25.

During the Spring Graduation ceremonies three university medals will be presented to students who achieved outstanding results through the course of their degrees.

UWS will award Honorary Doctorates to Mr Glen Sanford, the Honourable Helen Sham-Ho and the Honourable Kim Yeadon.

The title of Emeritus Professor will be conferred on Professor Edmund Fung for distinguished service to the University.

The University will also present Community Awards to formally recognising the leadership and civic contributions of five outstanding role models from Greater Western Sydney.

A highlight the graduation ceremony is the Occasional Address, where graduands and their guests will have the opportunity to hear from a range of distinguished guest speakers.

WHAT: UWS Spring Graduation Ceremonies 2014

WHEN: Tuesday 23 September 2013 – Thursday 25 September 2013

WHERE: Ian and Nancy Turbott Auditorium (Building EE), UWS Parramatta Campus, Corner Victoria Road and James Ruse Drive

Graduation ceremonies commence at 9:30am, 12 noon, 2:30pm and 5:00pm. Graduands are advised to arrive on campus to register no later than 90 minutes prior to the commencement of their graduation ceremony.

Ends

22 September 2014

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