Graduation Address at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China

The following is my address given at the graduation ceremonies, University of Nottingham Ningbo China, July 2014. President Yang Fujia, Your Excellency Sir Sebastian Wood, Provost Nick Miles, Mme Xu Yafen, Graduands, Guests; welcome to graduation for the class of 2014 at UNNC. It is a pleasure for me to be here in Ningbo to …

Address at UNNC 10th Anniversary Launch

The following is my address given at the launch of 10th year anniversary celebrations at UNNC on Sunday 13th April 2014. President Jiang, Vice-Mayor Zhang, Deputy Consul General Forbes, Mme Xu, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, it is a pleasure to be here in Ningbo to celebrate ten years of innovation, ten years of partnership, ten …

Pop Art to Britart

The extension of the Djanogly Art Gallery at Lakeside in 2011 allowed us to raise our level of ambition in terms of the scale of exhibitions we count attract. The opening exhibition for the new Gallery was LOWRY; the largest retrospective on LS Lowry since the late 1970s (and notwithstanding the recent exhibition at the …

Alumni Achievements

Each year we call for nominations for Alumni Achievement Awards to recognise outstanding accomplishments of our graduates. A specially appointed Panel evaluates the cases submitted and typically selects around ten to receive this recognition. The 2012 Awards celebration was held last week. Our MC for the evening was Edgar Wallner, a Pharmacy graduate of 1958, who …