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Faculty of Sciences

Order of ceremony, Friday 28 August

Welcome, one and all, to our summer 2020 stream for the Faculty of Sciences.

You can rewatch the ceremony in full below, and 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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  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Environment and Geography
  • Health Sciences
  • Hull York Medical School
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology
  • Physics
  • School of Natural Sciences

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.

Presentation of candidates

Professor Brian Fulton, Sciences Faculty Dean, announced and awarded graduands from each department.

Discovering new joys.

Interlude

I Anonimi delivered a musical performance of Can’t Stop the Feeling! by Justin Timberlake, Max Martin and Shellback.

Presentation of candidates (cont)

Professor Brian Fulton, Sciences Faculty Dean, announced and awarded graduands from each department.

Student orator speech

Sasha Sequeira from Environment and Geography delivered a speech to faculty members.

Honing your craft.

Presentation of honorary graduand

Professor Gideon Davies, Department of Chemistry, presented Professor Carolyn Bertozzi for her honorary degree.

Closing declaration

Professor Charlie Jeffery, Vice-Chancellor and President, closed proceedings with thanks and good wishes to all.

Departmental receptions

Graduates entered smaller reception groups, sharing praise and tributes from department leads and fellow classmates.

With you, friends

Each week in the run-up to the ceremonies, we shared well-wishes from our past alumni and honorary graduates far and wide.

Hear from our extra-special guests

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

Share the day with others

Bonds to last a lifetime.