Skip to main content

Prince Andrew made Huddersfield University chancellor

Prince Andrew during his investiture as Chancellor of the University of
Huddersfield.

Prince Andrew, Duke of York, was recently installed as chancellor of the University of Huddersfield, succeeding Sit Patrick Stewart, who was held the position since 2004. Prince Andrew was also conferred an honorary doctorate for his tireless efforts to promote entrepreneurship.

The Queen’s second son has been the institution's patron since 2013, opening the Duke of York Young Entrepreneur Centre the same year and has actively taken part in numerous events in the university for over a decade.

Vice-chancellor Professor Bob Cryan praised the duke for his constant support to the university, saying: "His Royal Highness has a natural ally in the University of Huddersfield, where entrepreneurialism is an essential component of our education and our philosophy."

Comments

  1. QUANTUM BINARY SIGNALS

    Get professional trading signals sent to your cell phone daily.

    Follow our signals NOW & earn up to 270% a day.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Popular posts from this blog

King Edward VIII’s Financial Settlement: How Much Money Did He Get After The Abdication?

King Edward VIII leaped into financial uncertainty the moment he signed the Instrument of Abdication on December 10, 1936. That same day, Edward, now known as Duke of Windsor, entered into an agreement with his younger brother and successor, King George VI, that secured him £25,000 annually for the rest of his life. However, the King later renounced this agreement and instead offered him a smaller amount which would cease upon the King's death. The condition is that Edward should never step into British soil unless invited by government.

10 Interesting Facts About Princess Margaret of United Kingdom, Countess of Snowdon

Princess Margaret Rose was one of the most popular, albeit controversial, royals during her lifetime. She was a rather sad figure, a victim of love at an early age and a person who constantly sought affection and attention as she went on to looked for the real meaning of her life. Might as well want to learn about the colorful life of Queen Elizabeth II's younger sister? Here are 10 interesting facts about her.


1. Born on August 30, 1930, in Glamis, the family seat of her mother's family, Princess Margaret was the first member of the British Royal Family to be born in Scotland for over 300 years.



2. Her parents, the then Duke and Duchess of York (later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth) wanted to call her Anne, but her grandfather, King George V, vetoed, so they named her Margaret Rose, instead.



3. In 1936, the princess' relatively peaceful life was altered considerably when his uncle, King Edward VIII, abdicated to marry the woman he loved, the two-time American divorce…

11 Unforgettable Royal Weddings During Queen Elizabeth II’s Reign

Royal weddings have always caught the fascination of people. These once-in-a-lifetime occasions temporarily pluck us away from the clichés of day to day life, transporting us to true-to-life fantasies that eventually make us realize that life could always get better. Queen Elizabeth II’s reign has seen over a dozen weddings in her family, but these 11 weddings are the most unforgettable, adding color to Her Majesty’s already enthralling reign.