Graduation Ceremonies Today

Monday, 12 August 2002

MORE than 900 students are expected to take part in the University's three August graduation ceremonies, beginning today.

Held in the grand surroundings of Bonython Hall, the ceremonies are traditionally one of the highlights of the academic year.

The first ceremony will be held at 10am today (Monday, August 12) for graduates from the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, and the Faculty of Health Sciences.

The speaker at the first ceremony will be Professor Hock Tan, who is the Inaugural Professor of Paediatrics at the University and Director of the Department of Paediatric Surgery at the Women's and Children's Hospital.

The second ceremony will be held at 9.30am tomorrow (Tuesday, August 13) for graduates from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (including the Elder School of Music) and the Faculty of Sciences (including Agricultural and Natural Resource Science).

The speaker at the second ceremony will be Professor James McWha, the new Vice-Chancellor of the University of Adelaide.

The third and last ceremony in August will be held at 2.30pm tomorrow (Tuesday, August 13) for graduates of the Faculty of the Professions (Law, Economics, Commerce, Architecture, Graduate School of Business and Graduate School of Education).

The speaker will be Professor Tony Travaglione, Dean of the Adelaide Graduate School of Business.

For more information about the August graduations, visit the Graduations Office website.

The next graduations to be held at the University will take place from December 16-20, also at Bonython Hall.


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