Caps and gowns will flood the centre of Preston from Monday as the latest cohort of students graduate from the University of Central Lancashire.Advertisement
Preston Guild Hall sees 4,000 students receive their awards during the next week during the degree ceremonies.
Four special awards are to be given out by the university to honour experts from the business world, publishing, medicine and the emergency services.
Dr Shiv Pande MBE, who was a GP in Liverpool for 30 years, becomes an honorary fellow of the School of Medicine and Dentistry.
Preston-born author Professor Andrew Hartley is recognised for his contribution to academia.
Arthur Parsons is being recognised for his contribution to videogames design.
Paul Hancock becomes an honorary fellow of the School of Forensic and Investigative Sciences for his work as Chief Fire Officer.
The graduation ceremonies run from 10.30am from Monday 13 July to Friday 17 July.
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