London Southbank's Royal Festival Hall played host to Roehampton's Winter Graduation on Monday 23rd January, where 350 graduands celebrated the completion of their studies. Sharath Jeevan, founder and Chief Executive Office of STiR Education, was in attendance as he became an Honorary Doctor of the University.
Posted: 24 January 2017
Sharath has devoted his career to developing and running not-for-profit organisations to support education and the wider community. He established STiR Education to improve the chances of young people in the developing world and he actively motivates teachers to encourage them to be influential change-makers in their schools. In the last five years, the efforts of Sharath and STiR have directly impacted over one million children.
Peter Flew, Director of the School of Education at Roehampton said: "Sharath Jeevan has dedicated his career to improving education and increasing opportunities for children throughout the world. Our students – both in the School of Education and across the wider University – can learn from his commitment and philanthropy. He's an inspiring recipient of an honorary degree and it is a great pleasure that he's joined us at Winter Graduation."
Close to 1,000 graduates completed their degrees for Winter Graduation 2017 from departments including Business, Media, Culture and Language and Social Sciences. The University has an outstanding range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses available to study at its south-west London campus.
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