Valediction 2015

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Congratulations to our ministerial and postgraduate valedictorians whose many achievements were celebrated this afternoon in a service in Helwys Hall.  The Tutor for Graduates, The Revd Dr Larry Kreitzer, reminded us that the thirty-two completing postgraduate students represented twelve faculties/departments in the University, and fifteen countries across five continents!


The following were amongst those able to attend:


Former MCR Vice-President, Ross Maidment (second from right).


Nick Humphreys, Paul Graham, Patrick Barker, Helen Baker (left to right).


Remco van den Heuvel, Ellie van den Heuvel, Ross Maynard, Ross Marshall (left to right).


Divya Candade, Surbhi Bhambri, Mattia Bertazzini (left to right).


Daniel Warnke, Cynthia Sear, Ellie McLaughlin, Lexi Eikelboom (left to right).

Other photos from the service:



The Revd Dr Keith Riglin, Deputy Chairman of Governing Body, presided.


Alex Rennison, the JCR President, read ‘A Company of Friends’ by Elizabeth Jennings.


JCR members Camilla Rees, Evie Ioannidi and Michael Beale performed several ‘dramatic readings’ from Shakespeare.


JCR member Nicholas Crossland – accompanied by his father, The Revd Richard Crossland – performed ‘Meditation’ from Thais by Jules Massenet.


MCR member and ministerial student Dr Remco van den Heuvel read ‘The Beatitudes’ from the Gospel according to St Matthew (Mt 5:3-12).


Former JCR President Will Obeney made the valedictory speech.

Our thanks go to all of the staff at Regent’s who meticulously prepared the service and the celebratory tea afterwards!


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