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Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Order of ceremony, Wednesday 20 January

You can rewatch the ceremony in full below. We'll soon be sharing highlights of the occasion and looking ahead to your next moves in the wider world as a York alum.

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Revisit our ceremony highlights

  • Archaeology
  • Centre for Lifelong Learning
  • Centre for Medieval Studies
  • English and Related Literature
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media

Your arrival at York.

Introduction

Mary Haworth, Director of OPPA, welcomed graduands and introduced the Chancellor, Professor Sir Malcolm Grant.

Chancellor's message

Professor Sir Malcolm Grant, Chancellor, declared the Congregation open for the conferment of awards.

College of Benefactors

Professor Charlie Jeffery, Vice-Chancellor and President, inaugurated Santander Universities as an esteemed partner.

Discovering new joys.

Presentation of candidates

Professor Ambrose Field, Arts and Humanities Faculty Dean, announced and awarded graduands from each department.

Interlude

I Anonimi delivered a musical performance of In My Life by The Beatles.

Presentation of candidates (cont)

Professor Ambrose Field, Arts and Humanities Faculty Dean, announced and awarded graduands from each department.

Honing your craft.

Student orator speech

Maren Eikli Hiort from the Department of Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media delivered a speech to faculty members.

Presentation of honorary graduand

Dr Martin Suckling, Department of Music, presented Alison Balsom OBE for her honorary degree.

Conferment and closing declaration

Professor Charlie Jeffery, Vice-Chancellor and President, conferred our honorary graduand before closing proceedings.

With you, friends

Give cheers and congratulations to those you love, and tell us how you celebrated the occasion from home, sweet home.

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Bonds to last a lifetime.

Contact us

Graduation Office
graduation@york.ac.uk
+44 (0)1904 324042
University of York, York, YO10 5DD