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Michael and Martin O'Neill receive honorary degrees at Ulster University graduations

Pictured with Chancellor James Nesbitt are football managers Martin O’Neill and Michael O’Neill who both received honorary degrees from Ulster University this morning. Both received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for their contribution to Irish football. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Pictured with Chancellor James Nesbitt are football managers Martin O’Neill and Michael O’Neill who both received honorary degrees from Ulster University this morning. Both received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for their contribution to Irish football. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Manager of the Northern Ireland football team, Michael O’Neill, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for his contribution to Irish football. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Manager of the Republic of Ireland football team, Martin O’Neill, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for his contribution to Irish football. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Manager of the Northern Ireland football team, Michael O’Neill, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for his contribution to Irish football. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Pictured with Paddy Nixon (Vice-Chancellor), James Nesbitt (Chancellor) and John Hunter (Chair of Council) are football managers Martin O’Neill and Michael O’Neill who both received honorary degrees from Ulster University this morning. Both received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for their contribution to Irish football. (Photo: Nigel Mcdowell/Ulster University)
Pictured are football managers Martin O’Neill and Michael O’Neill who both received honorary degrees from Ulster University this morning. Both received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for their contribution to Irish football. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Pictured are football managers Martin O’Neill and Michael O’Neill who both received honorary degrees from Ulster University this morning. Both received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for their contribution to Irish football. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Manager of the Republic of Ireland football team, Martin O’Neill, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for his contribution to Irish football. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Pictured are football managers Martin O’Neill and Michael O’Neill who both received honorary degrees from Ulster University this morning. Both received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for their contribution to Irish football. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)

The Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland football team managers have received honorary degrees at the Ulster University's summer graduations.

Ballymena man Michael O'Neill and Kilrea's Martin O'Neill received their honorary degrees for their outstanding contributions to sport.

Martin was a former Northern Ireland captain and was capped 64 times, while Michael has been lauded for his heroics taking the current team to France for the European Championships and putting them on the cusp of qualification for the 2018 World Cup.

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They were among 13 individuals to be honoured at the 2017 summer graduations.

Former Ardoyne priest Father Gary Donegan of the Peace and Reconciliation Office, and Steve Coyle, chief executive of AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust, were recognised for their contributions to peace-building, while Sally O'Neill was honoured for her overseas development work.

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Manager of the Republic of Ireland football team, Martin O’Neill, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for his contribution to Irish football. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)

The Comptroller of New York State, Thomas DiNapoli, was recognised for promoting US investment in Northern Ireland, and Patrick Yu, former chief executive of the NI Council for Ethnic Minorities, for his contribution to the promotion of racial equality and multiculturalism.

For services to engineering, David Orr and Wendy Blundell are recognised, as is Peter Sachs for his contribution to teaching and research in digital electronics. Fr Harry Coyle, Sean Doran, John Irvine and Dáithí O' Ceallaigh are recognised for contributions to the international arts, journalism and Irish language respectively, and Richard Simms for his work as a sports agent.

Ulster University vice-chancellor Professor Paddy Nixon said each of the recipients has made "an indelible mark in their field".

Shaun Haw graduated in Accounting and Advertising
Shaun Haw graduated in Accounting and Advertising
Chief Executive Officer of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) Housing Investment Trust, Stephen Coyle received the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) for his support for economic regeneration and peace building in the North West of Ireland. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Pictured are football managers Martin O’Neill and Michael O’Neill who both received honorary degrees from Ulster University this morning. Both received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for their contribution to Irish football. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Pictured with Chancellor James Nesbitt are football managers Martin O’Neill and Michael O’Neill who both received honorary degrees from Ulster University this morning. Both received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for their contribution to Irish football. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Pictured are football managers Martin O’Neill and Michael O’Neill who both received honorary degrees from Ulster University this morning. Both received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for their contribution to Irish football. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Manager of the Republic of Ireland football team, Martin O’Neill, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for his contribution to Irish football. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Pictured are football managers Martin O’Neill and Michael O’Neill who both received honorary degrees from Ulster University this morning. Both received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for their contribution to Irish football. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Pictured with Paddy Nixon (Vice-Chancellor), James Nesbitt (Chancellor) and John Hunter (Chair of Council) are football managers Martin O’Neill and Michael O’Neill who both received honorary degrees from Ulster University this morning. Both received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for their contribution to Irish football. (Photo: Nigel Mcdowell/Ulster University)
Manager of the Northern Ireland football team, Michael O’Neill, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for his contribution to Irish football. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Manager of the Republic of Ireland football team, Martin O’Neill, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for his contribution to Irish football. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Manager of the Northern Ireland football team, Michael O’Neill, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for his contribution to Irish football. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Seán Doran, an artistic director working in the international arts world, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Fine Arts (DFA) for his outstanding contribution to the English National Opera. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Leading human rights advocate, Sally O’Neill received the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) for her tireless work as an overseas development worker. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Anti-racism campaigner, Patrick Yu received the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) for his advocacy for racial equality, diversity and multiculturalism over many years. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Pictured graduating with a Phd from the School of Pharmacy at Queen’s University Belfast is Rawan Alsharedeh from Jordan. Rawan was one of the thousands of students to graduate from Queen’s University this summer. Queen’s University Belfast is 2nd in UK for Pharmacology and Pharmacy.
Laura Gillen from Derry graduating in Physiotherapy, pictured at the Ulster University Summer Graduation at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast. Photo by Aaron McCracken
ITV News’ international correspondent, John Irvine, received the honorary degree of doctor of Letters (DLitt) in recognition of his outstanding contribution to journalism. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Shaun Haw (23) from Mayobridge, Co Down graduated with a BSc Hons in Accounting and Advertising from Ulster University on Monday 10th July.
Pictured at Ulster University Summer Graduation 2017 at the Waterfront Hall are Scoot Rutherford and Melissa Duddy who Graduated MSC Manufacturing Management . Photo by simongraham.photography
Pictured at Ulster University Summer Graduation 2017 at the Waterfront Hall are Matthew McNeeley, Mark Brennan, Sarah Murphy and Andrew Fergie who Graduated in Computer Technologies. Photo by simongraham.photography.
Pictured at Ulster University Summer Graduation 2017 at the Waterfront Hall are Benjamin and Bridgette Harrison with daughter Caroline who as Graduated in Computing Technologies. Photo by simongraham.photography.
Pictured at Ulster University Summer Graduation 2017 at the Waterfront Hall are Stefan Masson who Graduated in Finance and Investment Analysis and Ellie McConville. Photo by simongraham.photography
Pictured at Ulster University Summer Graduation 2017 at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast is Tara Morgan who Graduated in Mechanical Engineering. Photo by simongraham.photography.
Diarmuid McGrillen from Killyleagh graduating in Sports Science, pictured at the Ulster University Summer Graduation at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast along with Dolores Blythe (L) and Sarah McGrillen. Photo by Aaron McCracken
Adam Smyth from Lurgan graduates with BSc Mechanical Engineering. Adam is pictured with his grandmother Rosaline. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Zoe Brown from Bangor graduates with BSc Hons Computational Finance. Zoe is pictured with her sister Anne. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Richard Knox from Lisburn graduates with BSc Hons in Computing Science. He is pictured here with girlfriend Robyn McGeown and mum Deborah Kingham. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Caroline Harrison from Bangor graduates with BSc Hons Mechanical Engineering. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Nicola McNeice is one of two students to graduate with a Masters in Food Science and Food Security and will start a role in food safety at Henderson Group.
Queen’s University Belfast School of Pharmacy graduate Mahbuba Kalam is pictured with her husband Kalam Abdul and daughters Annah (4) and Ayaat (2). The family are originally from Bangladesh and now living in Co Down. Queen’s University Belfast is 2nd in UK for Pharmacology and Pharmacy.
John Rainey, co-founder of the leading plastics manufacturing company the Denroy Group and entrepreneur John Agnew, Director of the Henderson Group, was honoured by Queen’s University.
Kate Donnan celebrated graduating with a First Class Honours degree, from the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at Queen's University Belfast. She is pictured with her parents, Katherine and Professor Hastings Donnan.
John Agnew CBE, Director of the Henderson Group, received his Honorary Doctorate from Queen's University Belfast for distinction to business and commerce.
Ethan Morgan, from Lurgan, celebrated graduating with a degree in Architecture, from the School of Natural and Built Environment at Queen's University Belfast.
Ella Quinn celebrates graduation success at Queens University Belfast as she graduates with a degree in Pharmacy
David Crooks celebrated graduation success with a PhD in Civil Engineering, from the School of Natural and Built Environment at Queen's University Belfast. He is pictured with his wife, Suzanne Crooks.
Christine Kelly, from Monaghan, celebrated graduating with a PhD in Environmental Planning, from the School of Natural and Built Environment at Queen's University Belfast. She is pictured with her parents, Carmel and Joe Kelly.
Chris Hastings graduated with a degree in Microbiology from Queens University Belfast
Friends Charlotte Mowlood and Elizabeth Ellison celebrated graduating with a degree in Biomedical Science from the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at Queen's University Belfast.
Jessie Goh from Malaysia graduated from the School of Pharmacy at Queen’s University Belfast. Jessie was joined by her mum Annie Chai, dad Kok Chin Goh, sister Yiling and brother Douglas who travelled from Malaysia for the graduation celebrations. Queen’s University Belfast is 2nd in UK for Pharmacology and Pharmacy.
Claire McAlinney (left) and Nicola McNeice are first two students to graduate with a Masters in Food Science and Food Security from the Institute for Global Food Security from Queen’s University Belfast.
Pictured from left to right are Benn Hughes, John Pak, Jonathan Boyd, Mark Gallagher with, front centre, Colleen O’Sullivan and Erin Magee. The group graduated with a BSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences and were the first cohort from Queen’s University to graduate in this degree. Queen’s University Belfast is 2nd in UK for Pharmacology and Pharmacy.
Claire McAlinney is the first of two to graduate with a Masters in Food Science & Food Security and will begin a role in food safety at Musgrave.
Pictured from left to right are Benn Hughes, John Pak, Jonathan Boyd, Mark Gallagher with, front centre, Colleen O’Sullivan and Erin Magee. The group graduated with a BSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences and were the first cohort from Queen’s University to graduate in this degree. Queen’s University Belfast is 2nd in UK for Pharmacology and Pharmacy.
Dáithí O’Ceallaigh, former Irish Ambassador in London, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters (DLitt) for his outstanding contribution to the Press Council of Ireland and the Peace Process. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Dáithí O’Ceallaigh, former Irish Ambassador in London, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters (DLitt) for his outstanding contribution to the Press Council of Ireland and the Peace Process. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Professor Cathy Gormley-Heenan is pictured wearing a dress designed by fashion graduate Jamie Kerr from West Belfast. Jamie graduates with the degree of BA Hons in Textile Art, Design and Fashion. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Zhi Hsuen Tan, from Malaysia, celebrated graduating with a First Class Honours in Aerospace Engineering, from the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Queen's University Belfast.
Tessa Cunningham, pictured here with her boyfriend Dayle Crozier, celebrates graduation success from Stranmillis University College of Queens University Belfast. Tessa graduated with a degree in Early Childhood Studies.
Graduands from Stranmillis University College of Queens University Belfast celebrate having graduated with a degree in Primary Education. Pictured L-R are: Students Alison Lynas, Claire Rattray, Emily Alexander, Jason Price, Kathryn Cloughley, Lecturer Dr Noman Richardson, Louise McNamee, Rachel McKinley, Erin Curry, Paddy Joe McComiskey and Olivia Rue
Sian McElhone and Shanneen McParland are both celebrating graduation success as they graduate with a degree in Early Childhood Studies from Stranmillis University College of Queens University Belfast
Sarah Woods and Emily Millen both celebrate graduation success at Queens University Belfast as they graduate with a degree in Early Childhood Studies from Stranmillis University College of Queens University Belfast
Olivia Rue and Claire Rattray celebrate graduation success as they both graduate with a degree in Primary Education from Stranmillis University College of Queens University Belfast
Professor Mary Daly, the first female President of The Royal Irish Academy, received her honorary degree from Queen's University Belfast for distinction in humanities.
Kyle McKeown celebrates graduation success at Queen's University Belfast as he graduated with a degree in Primary Education from Stranmillis University College.
Hensley Blenman is celebrating graduation success at Queens University Belfast as he graduated with a degree in Health and Leisure Studies from Stranmillis University College
Christopher Lynch and Brendan Magee both graduated with a degree in Education in Technology and Design from Stranmillis University College of Queens University Belfast.
Aidan Caulfield graduated from Stranmillis University College of Queens University Belfast
Sir Malcolm McKibbin, former Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service, received his honorary degree from Queen's University Belfast for distinction in public service.
Donegal man and Ulster University alumnus, Ricky Simms, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for his outstanding achievement as a leading sports agent. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Donegal man and Ulster University alumnus, Ricky Simms, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for his outstanding achievement as a leading sports agent. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Civil engineer, David Orr, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for his significant impact in the field of engineering. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Civil engineer, David Orr, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) for his significant impact in the field of engineering. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Sarah McCaighy and Janet Maxwell celebrated graduating with a degree in Midwifery, from the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen's University Belfast.
Saad Rehan and Mohammad Talha Mobbin graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Queen's University Belfast.
Niamh O'Hare, Emma McGee and Michelle McIlroy all celebrated graduating with a Masters in Mechanical Engineering, from the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Queen's University Belfast.
Pictured (L-R) are Melanie Nesbitt and Shannon O'Neill, who celebrated graduating from the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen's University Belfast.
Luke Hastings, Michael Anderson and Ben Smith graduated with First Class Honours from the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Queen's University Belfast.
Joe Sloan, co-founder of the SHS Group, received his honorary degree from Queen's University Belfast for distinction to business and commerce.
Jack Elliott, from Derry~Londonderry, celebrated graduating with a degree in Aerospace Engineering from the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Queen's University Belfast.
Pictured celebrating graduation success are (L-R) Thomas Bach, Melvin Babu, Clare Burnett, Stuart Anderson and Clive Acheson, who all graduated with First Class Honours from the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Queen's University Belfast.
Ellen Hood celebrated graduating with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Queen's University Belfast.
Ellen Hood, from Lisburn, celebrated graduating with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Queen's University Belfast. Ellen is pictured with her parents, Ken and Doreen and sister, Keziah.
Pictured (L-R) are friends Andreena McCurdy and Stephanie Burton, who both graduated with a degree in Nursing from the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen's University Belfast.
Harmony Black graduates with a degree in Biomedical Science and will return to Queen's to do a PhD thanks to the Alison Williamson / Leukaemia & Lymphoma NI PhD studentship.
Amatul Salma graduates from Queen's with a degree in Biomedical Science. Amatul, pictured here with her children, moved to Belfast from India in 2008 to join her husband.
A group of senior nurses and midwives from Oman celebrated their graduation at Queen's University Belfast, having graduated with a Masters in Advanced Professional and Clinical Practice. Queens University and the Ministry of Health in Oman established a partnership inviting qualified nurses in Oman to undertake a Masters in Advanced Professional and Clinical Practice at Queens. Now qualified, they have returned to Oman to take on senior level roles nursing and midwifery. Hamood Al-Kharusi, Director General of Human Resources Development at the Oman Ministry of Health was pivotal in establishing this partnership and travelled to Belfast with his wife Zeyana Al-Barwani to attend todays graduation ceremony. Pictured L-R: Zeyana Al-Barwani, Jalila Al Mazrou'i, Buthaina Al Harthy, Hamood Al-Kharusi, Afaf al Farsi, Suhaila al Subhi and Saada al Suqri.
Robert Stewart, a keen volunteer, graduates with a degree in Biological Sciences with Professional Studies.
Pictured celebrating graduating with a PhD from the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences today at Queen's University Belfast are (L-R) Desiree Schliemann, Virginia Allen Walker, Nicola Gallagher and Felicity Lamrock.
Alan McMichael graduated with a PhD from the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at Queen's University Belfast. He is pictured celebrating with his son, Issac and niece, Macey.
Pictured celebrating graduation success at Queen's University Belfast are Shauna McAteer and Michael Daly. Michael graduated with a PhD in Medicine, from the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences.
Pictured graduating from the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at Queen's University Belfast are Ruth Rowland and Michael Dolaghan.
Michelle Moreland graduated for the third time today at Queen's University Belfast.
Nurul Adzuani Johari, Sivaskandhan Kunasekaran, Siti Nur Zulaikha Zainum, Zi Wei Adrian Lim and Hidayatul Nabila Rosaidi from Malaysia all graduated from Queens University Belfast with a degree in Medicine.
The following students from Northern Ireland graduated with a degree in medicine from Queens University Belfast: Simon McCracken, Lauren Hetherington, Matthew Nicol and Laura-Jane Mahon.
Jonathon ONeill and Rory OLoughlin are both celebrating success at Queens University Belfast having graduated with a degree in Music Technology and Sonic Arts.
Hannah graduated with a degree in medicine from Queen's University Belfast recently returning from Zambia, where she was distributing life-saving devices,to attend graduation.
Gayathri Gunasekaran graduated with a degree in medicine from Queens University Belfast. Her sister Yogini travelled from Malaysia to attend the graduation ceremony.
Gavin McLean graduated with a Doctor of Medicine from Queens University Belfast, pictured here with his two sons Oliver (5) and Finn (3).
Niamh Laverty, Chloe Simpson, Emily Hamilton, Sian Doherty, Olivia McAleenan, Mark Doherty and Oisin McEvoy are all celebrating success at Queens University Belfast after graduating with a degree in English and Drama.
Passionist priest, Fr Gary Donegan, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) for his outstanding community work within Northern Ireland. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Passionist priest, Fr Gary Donegan, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) for his outstanding community work within Northern Ireland. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Passionist priest, Fr Gary Donegan, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) for his outstanding community work within Northern Ireland. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Passionist priest, Fr Gary Donegan, received the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) for his outstanding community work within Northern Ireland. (Photo: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University)
Emmet McGonagle celebrated his degree in English and Creative Writing from Queens University Belfast.
Cephas Liew from Malaysia graduated with a degree in dentistry from Queens University Belfast.
Paralympic gold medallist Bethany Firth was awarded an honorary doctorate for distinction in sport from Queen's University Belfast.
Aizaz Chaudhry is celebrating success with his parents Muhammad-Anwar Chaudhry and Kulsoom Chaudhry. Aizaz, from London, graduated with a degree in medicine from Queens University Belfast.
Chloe Simpson celebrates graduation success, with a degree in Drama and English from Queens University Belfast.
Olivia McIntyre celebrates her graduation success from Queen's University Belfast. Olivia, pictured here with her dad John McIntyre, graduated with a degree in French and Spanish.
Celebrating success at Queen's University Belfast is Jack Owens pictured here with his parents Lesley and Trefor Owens. Jack is graduating with a degree in Music Technology.
Emma Donoghue, author of international best-selling novel Room, received her honorary degree for distinction in the arts and literature from Queen's University Belfast.
Celebrating graduation success from Queens University Belfast is Conor Evans, graduating with a degree in French and Spanish during which he spent a year teaching English at a French Circus School near Toulouse.
Celebrating graduation success from the School of Arts, English and Languages from Queens University Belfast is Chloe Reeves from Canterbury, Sinead Hallinan from Sligo and Chloe McGreevy from Portaferry.
Bronagh Nic Mathuna is celebrating graduation success at Queens University. Bronagh, pictured here with her son Elijah (3) graduated with a degree in Irish.
Professor Lesley Yellowlees MBE, CBE, has received an honorary degree for services to science from Queen’s University Belfast
Celebrating graduation with her husband, Balal, and son, Rayan, is Sadia Malik, who has graduated with a Masters in Pharmaceutical Analysis from Queen’s University Belfast
Graduation success for Caitlin McIlwraith from Warwick who has received a BA in Philosophy from Queen’s University Belfast
Siti Binto Che Elias (L), Afdhal Anuar and Aida Adila Yuhaznel (R) from Malaysia are celebrating having graduated with a Masters in Chemical Engineering from Queen’s University Belfast
Felicity McKee has graduated with a First Class Honours in (BA Hons) Social Anthropology from the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics at Queen’s University Belfast.
Gary Mitchell, a PhD student from the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast, has received the First Trust Bank Queen’s Student of the Year Award
Professor Sir John Pethica FRS DSc has received an Honorary Degree from Queen's University Belfast for services to science
Rebecca Carrothers who has graduated from Queen's University Belfast with a BSc in Computing and Information Technology
Ryan Stewart from Portadown has graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Computer Science from Queen's Univesrity Belfast. He is pictured with his parents, Jayne and Ian, and sister Beth.
Zhile Yang, John Hastings and Philip Gillespie have all received PhDs in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Queen’s University Belfast
Celebrating his graduation with Pantong Mei is Chufan Zhu who has received a BSc in Computer Science from Queen's University Belfast.
Ciara Coney (L) and Jane Eastwood are both celebrating after graduating from Queen's University Belfast with a BSc in Computing and Information Technology.
Celebrating their graduation from the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Queen’s University Belfast are: (Front row) Chris Herron, Sean Quinn, Gareth McAuley, Adam Sutton. (Back Row) Donna Prescott, Roisin Slevin, Noelle Vallely and Heather Currie
Graduation success for Oliver Beck from Bangor who has received a Masters in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Queen's University Belfast.
Paul Brown celebrating his PhD from the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Queen’s University Belfast
Graduating today from Queen's University Belfast with a PhD in Finance is American Student, Meeghan Rogers.
Celebrating graduation success at Queens University are (L-R) Matthew Thompson, Ruth Irvine, Jordan McBurney, Louisa Hanna, Peter Keys, Iain Irwin who all graduated with a degree in Theology.
Celebrating graduation success at Queens University are Tanja Nowak from Poland and Ellie Rathkey from England, who both graduated with a degree in Law.
Celebrating graduation success from Queens University Belfast include (L-R): Jian En Tan, Michelle Wee Chai Yee and Chong Hong Kiat who are all from Malaysia and graduated with a degree in Law.
Celebrating graduation success at Queens University are the following students who graduated with a degree in Juris Doctor (pictured L-R): Ashley Collins from Canada, Maggie Burlington from Canada, Christina Verdirame from USA, Chantelle Kuilderd from Hong Kong and Netherlands, Rajesan Rajendran from Canada and Byron Goertz from Canada.
Celebrating graduation success from Queens University Belfast is Cheryl Hong Vaey Syuen who graduated with a degree in Law. Cheryl is pictured with her mother Teresa Neoh Hooi Sian and father Hong Meow Keong who travelled from Malaysia to attend the graduation.
Celebrating graduation success from Queens University Belfast include Thomas Black (left), who graduated with a degree in Law and Politics and Philip Richmond (right), who graduated with a degree in Theology.
Sylvia Gourley, who is graduating with a Doctorate in Theology from the Institute of Theology at Queen's University Belfast.
Mum-of-four Rebekah Smallwood is graduating from Queen’s University with a degree in Psychology. From South Belfast, Rebekah left school at 15 without any qualifications but after undertaking an access course, she applied for a place at Queen’s. During the second year of her studies, Rebekah had her fourth child and with the support of her family and university staff, she managed to juggle studies and motherhood.
Leah Crooks, who is graduating with a degree in Law and Politics from the School of Law at Queen's University Belfast.
Pictured celebrating graduation success is Julie McVeigh with two of her sons, Peter and Aaron, who is graduating with a degree in Law, from the School of Law at Queen's University Belfast.
Dean Robinson, who is graduating with a Doctorate of Education from the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work at Queen's University Belfast.
Celebrating graduation success from Queens University Belfast are Vincent McMullan who graduated with a Masters degree in Physics and Applied Mathematics and Christopher McCooey who graduated with a Masters degree in Theoretical Physics.
Students celebrating success as they graduate with a degree in Science Education from St Mary's University College Belfast. Pictured L-R: Miceal Muldoon, Caoimhe Glass, Course Team Leader Dr Catherine Quinn, Gemma Manson, Seana McCracken, Rebecca Coulter, Senior Lecturer Dr Sean Prenter, Seana McCracken and Maria Lynn
Celebrating graduation success from Queens University Belfast is Orla McAteer, who graduated with a degree in Maths.
Celebrating graduation success from Queens University Belfast is Imelda Ward, who graduated with a degree in Liberal Arts from St Mary's College University Belfast.
Celebrating success today from Queens University Belfast include (L-R) Gary Reel, Fiona McAteer, Niamh Donaghy and Cathal McKeown who are graduating with a degree in Primary Education from St Mary's University College Belfast
Celebrating graduation success from Queens University Belfast are Dearbhla McErlean, Aoife Quinn and Cliodhna McFadden. All three are graduating with a degree in Liberal Arts from St Mary's University College Belfast.
Celebrating graduation success from Queens University Belfast is Aoife Scott, who graduated with a degree in Education from St Mary's College University Belfast.
Graduating today from Queen's University Belfast are sisters, Meadbh and Eimear Maginn, who both graduated from Queen's Management School.
Irish-American Philanthropist, Loretta Brennan Glucksman CBE, today received her honorary degree for services to business and commerce from Queen's University Belfast.
Irish-American Philanthropist, Loretta Brennan Glucksman CBE, today received her honorary degree for services to business and commerce from Queen's University Belfast.
Celebrating graduation success today at Queen's University Belfast are brothers, Kieran and Connor Joyce, who both graduated from Queen's Management School.
Celebrating graduation success from Queen’s University Belfast today is James Carruthers, who graduated with a degree in Business Management from Queen’s Management School. James is pictured with his parents Mark and Alison Carruthers.
Graduating today from Queen’s University Belfast with a First Class Honours in Business Management from Queen’s Management School is Dearbhla Kilpatrick.
Emma Carson with her daughter Amy
Honoured: Loretta Brennan Glucksman
Lauren Cuddy
Graduating today from the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work at Queen's University Belfast are Aisling Finnegan and Sean McShane.
Aoife O'Hagan, today graduated from the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work at Queen's University Belfast. Aoife has worked the past six summer graduations with the Queen's catering team and this time it was her turn to celebrate.
Celebrating graduation success from Queen's University today is George Molai from Ballymena who is graduating with a degree in Divinity.
Celebrating graduation success is Asma Niazi, originally from Pakistan, who graduated with a masters from the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work from Queen's University Belfast. She is pictured with her children, Abu and Hanadil.
Pictutured celebrating graduation success today at Queen's University Belfast are (L-R) Kiara McCarroll, Sinead Donaghy, Julie Casement, Phil Robinson, Sophie Mitchell and Amy McCubbin, who graduated from the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work at Queen's University Belfast.
Graduating today from the School of Behavioural Sciences at Queen's University Belfast is Rachael O'Neill, from Strabane. Pictured with parents Michael and Marlene O'Neill.
Professor Sylvia Walby OBE, today received her honorary degree for distinction in sociology from Queen's University Belfast.

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