University of Limerick Hosting First In-Person graduation Ceremonies in Two Years

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FOR the first time in two years since the COVID-19 Pandemic began, University of Limerick, (UL) will finally be hosting In-Person graduation ceremonies.

This week there will be 1,700 students graduating from UL. These students are from the faculties of Education and Health Sciences, Kemmy Business School, Science and Engineering and Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Five ceremonies are to be held this week in UL and it is expected that 700 students will attend the In-Person ceremonies. The ceremonies are limited to students who are graduating only to minimize the threat of COVID-19.

Students who are attending have been advised to take an antigen test on the morning of their graduation to ensure that they do not have Covid-19. If a student tests positive or has symptoms of Covid-19, they should not attend the ceremonies.

Students will also need their Digital COVID Certificate to prove their vaccination status in order to gain entry to the University Concert Hall. Face coverings must be worn at all times by students and staff at the events.

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UL President Kerstin Mey congratulated all the students graduating from UL and praised them for their work during these last two years especially. ”You have excelled academically and all while we faced some of most challenging days in recent history.

“Your achievements cannot be underestimated as it shows tenacity, determination and strength of character for each and every one of you to be graduating here today.” she said.