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Class of 2022 Graduation


Jade Gillham


12th February 2023


The University Centre Quayside’s (UCQ) class of 2022 graduated on 20 January 2023 at the BALTIC Centre For Contemporary Art in Gateshead.

Michelle Elliot, Vice Principal at UCQ, said:

It is wonderful to see our graduates, who, after three years of studying, juggling work and family commitments, all while going through a pandemic, achieve their BA (Hons) in Professional Management. I would like to congratulate the class of 2022. I wish you every success!

Watch a short video of the graduation ceremony above.

We would like the thank our guest speakers for their contribution to the event. This includes:

  • Worshipful Mayor of Gateshead, Councillor Dorothy Burnett
  • Professor Yitka Graham, Visiting Professor, UCQ
  • Rehana Hanif, Graduate and Valedictorian

On the day, UCQ also awarded Honorary Professorship to Professor John Lockey, Honorary Professor of Institutional Governance, University Centre Quayside.

For further information on our BA (Hons) in Professional Management programme, visit https://ucq.ac.uk/ba-hons-professional-management/ or email admissions@ucq.ac.uk.