Family and friends flocked to watch successful students receive their degrees. More than 1,000 students were presented over the four days of graduation ceremonies at the Albert Halls in the magnificent Bolton Town Hall.
The university’s Chancellor, the Earl of St Andrews, conferred degrees on the first two days.
Prof George E Holmes DL, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bolton, said he was proud of the students’ achievements. He said: “This week is the culmination of a tremendous amount of hard work on behalf of the students and staff at the university. We put the students at the heart of everything we do at this university and that has been backed up by the University of Bolton being named for the third year running as number one in Greater Manchester in the annual National Student Survey.”
He added: “We are also delighted to award honorary doctorates to a variety of distinguished guests who have all been outstanding in their own particular field of expertise.”
Throughout the week, honorary doctorates were presented to distinguished guests who had made outstanding contributions in many areas including:
Other honorary doctorate awards included:
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