Four ceremonies, 800 graduands, 4000 people

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Published on 9 April 2014

More than 4,000 people are expected to fill the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Sports Stadium during four Graduation Ceremonies to be held on Thursday 10 April and Friday 11 April.

More than 800 graduands will wear their academic robes and trenchers for the formal occasions featuring academic processions, medal presentations for outstanding academics and students, and honorary awards.

The ceremonies are on at 11am and 5pm on both days. Thursday will be the Faculty of Arts and Business. Friday will be the Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering.

USC Chancellor John Dobson OAM will confer degrees and certificates on more than 1,200 graduands in total.

Graduation addresses will be delivered by honorary award recipients:

  • Cambodia’s Minister of Tourism, His Excellency Dr Thong Khon, at the 11am ceremony on Thursday 10 April;
  • Former town planner Ken Hicks at 5pm ceremony on Thursday 10 April;
  • Careflight co-founder and author Ken Wishaw at 11am ceremony on Friday 11 April; and
  • Macadamia grower and researcher Ian McConachie at 5pm ceremony on Friday 11 April.

You can watch replays of all four Graduation ceremonies:

Graduation ceremonies Thursday 10 April 2014

Watch the 11am Faculty of Arts and Business ceremony online. (available soon)

Watch the 5pm Faculty of Arts and Business ceremony online. (available soon)

Graduation ceremonies Friday 11 April 2014

Watch the 11am Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering ceremony online. (available soon)

Watch the 5pm Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering ceremony online. (available soon)

 

 — Terry Walsh

 

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