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Newsroom Releases 2014 March Graduates ready to celebrate

13/03/2014
Graduates ready to celebrate
More than 670 students will attend their JCU graduation ceremonies in Townsville next week, from four different faculties.

Graduates ready to celebrate

More than 670 students will attend their James Cook University graduation ceremonies in Townsville next week, from four different faculties.

There are 202 graduates from the Science & Engineering and Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences faculties, including 20 PhDs and one Doctor of Medical Education.

There will be 213 graduates from the Faculty of Arts, Educations and Social Sciences, including four Doctors of Psychology, one Doctor of Education and six PhDs.

In the Faculty of Law, Business and the Creative Arts there will be 257 graduates, including four PhDs.

The three ceremonies will be held across Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (March 18-20).

JCU Vice-Chancellor Professor Sandra Harding congratulated all the graduates.

“After years of hard work, it is the time to celebrate these students’ success with those that helped - family and friends,” Professor Harding said.

“These JCU graduates will undoubtedly go on to do amazing things in their careers, here and across the globe. I look forward to hearing of their future endeavours.”

There are three Honorary Doctorates to be presented, including Emeritus Professor Allan Luke on March 19 and Mr Les Tyrell OAM on March 20 in Townsville and Mr David Hudson on March 26 in Cairns.

Details:

Townsville Graduations

Faculty of Science & Engineering / Faculty of Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences

Tuesday March 18, 2014

Faculty of Arts, Education & Social Sciences

Wednesday March 19, March 2014

Faculty of Law, Business & Creative Arts

Thursday March 20, 2014

Location: Townsville Entertainment Centre, Sir Leslie Thiess Drive

JCU Media contact: Caroline Kaurila (07) 4781 4586 or 0437 028 175

First published March 13, 2014