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Spring graduation 2019

Around 1100 graduates are celebrating their achievements at ceremonies this week. They will receive personal congratulations from the Master of Birkbeck, Professor David Latchman CBE.

The 2019 graduating class will be addressed by Birkbeck President, Baroness Joan Bakewell and the three new Fellows of the College:  author Kit de Waal, who set up scholarships for underrepresented students on Birkbeck’s MA Creative Writing programme; Professor Jan Etienne, former Associate Lecturer in the Department of Geography who was responsible for a number of initiatives to widen participation to underrepresented groups and promoting staff development; and the Rt Hon Baroness of Frognall, Sue Garden, who has been a tireless advocate for mature and part-time learners throughout her career.