University attempts to change its image

July 14, 2000

Queen's University, Belfast, is determined to erase its "ivory tower" image and pursue strong and active links with the community, pro vice-chancellor Brenda McLaughlin told a graduation ceremony audience last week.

Queen's outreach campus in Armagh, launched in 1995, saw its first 15 students graduate, with BA degrees. The campus also has a key role in state affairs as the site for the North-South ministerial council and for the Centre for Cross Border Studies.

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