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Chemical Engineering student Fang Luo celebrates with her parents
Chemical Engineering student Fang Luo celebrates with her parents
Moshab Ghazzawi's family travelled from Saudi Arabia to see him graduate
Moshab Ghazzawi's family travelled from Saudi Arabia to see him graduate
French student Virgine Torrice graduated with an MSc in Digital Communcations
French student Virgine Torrice graduated with an MSc in Digital Communcations
Lawrence Sengendo and his wife, Stella celebrate his success
Lawrence Sengendo and his wife, Stella celebrate his success
Akiko Masaki and her parents celebrate her MSc in Management with Finance
Akiko Masaki and her parents celebrate her MSc in Management with Finance

Internal News - 10 December 2008

Winter award ceremonies - graduate vox pop

The winter graduation ceremonies at the Assembly Rooms began yesterday and continue today.

Some of the first students to graduate shared their thoughts.

Fang Luo, who graduated yesterday with an MSc in Biochemical and Biomedical Engineering, said: "All the hard work has paid off and now I am going on to study bio-technology. My parents have come from China to see me graduate and are enjoying a few days in Bath."

Moshab Ghazzawi, who took his first degree at Bath, has now graduated with an MSc in Aerospace Engineering: "I feel ecstatic, it has been a great day for me and my family. I was an undergraduate at Bath, and who knows, maybe one day I will do my PhD here. My mother, aunt and two sisters have travelled from Saudi Arabia to see me graduate."

Viginie Torrice, who was awarded an MSc in Digital Communications, said: "It has been very interesting to do this degree in the UK and I really appreciate the course and the people I have met. My mother and grandmother have travelled from France to see me graduate."

Lawrence Sengendo, who received an MSc in International Construction Management celebrated with his wife, Stella. He said: "It feels very good to get this award. It has been hard work with lots of challenges but now it has all paid off. I would like to use the degree to improve the construction industry in my country, Uganda."

Akiko Masaki, celebrated her MSc in Management with Finance with her parents who travelled from Japan for the ceremony: "I am really happy and have had a very nice time in Bath. I now want to find a job that is related to my studies."