Autumn conferring at Maynooth University recognises more than 1,000 graduates

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 00:00

Maynooth University conferred more than 1,000 students with a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in autumn conferring ceremonies this week.
Among this year’s graduates are Dr David Begg, General Secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU), who graduated with a PhD from the Department of Sociology, and Sinead Nolan, who is the sister of Maynooth University President, Professor Philip Nolan, and earned a Masters in Education (School Leadership).

This year for the first time 19 officer cadets from the Defence Forces earned Higher Diplomas in Leadership, Defence and Contemporary Security (Army), a diploma course run in conjunction with Maynooth University and the Cadet School at the Military College.
Also awarded for the first time were the H Dip in Science (Humanitarian Logistics and Emergency Management) and MSc (Humanitarian Logistics and Emergency Management), a joint programme between Maynooth University and Dublin City University (DCU) under the 3U Partnership and the Erasmus Mundus Double MSc in Dependable Software Systems, a joint programme between Maynooth University, the University of St. Andrews, Scotland and Université de Lorraine, France.
Maynooth University is Ireland’s fastest growing University with approximately 10,000 students, including 1,500 taught postgraduate and professional students and 400 doctoral students. Course details available here.

Caption: Dr David Begg, Prof Mary Corcoran and Professor Philip Nolan.