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Uni Graduates Make It Official In Cairns

329 graduates, along with their families and friends, will attend a James Cook University graduation ceremony at the Cairns Convention Centre on Tuesday. 

A further 49 have elected to have their degrees mailed out, taking the total number to 378.

The ceremony is for the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies and the Division of Tropical Health and Medicine.

Tuesday’s ceremony will run from 3.30pm to approximately 5.30pm, at the Cairns Convention Centre.

The occasional speaker will be Dame Carol Kidu, a former member of the Papua New Guinea Parliament who has worked to improve the rights of marginalised or neglected groups including women, the disabled, children, HIV-positive people, and indigenous minorities.

16 PhDs will be conferred.

An honorary doctorate will also be awarded.


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