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Royal Visitors

Royal Visitors welcomed to the University of Huddersfield

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with Vice-Chancellor Professor Bob Cryan Pictured right: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with the Vice-Chancellor Professor Bob Cryan at the unveiling of the Creative Arts Building foundation stone in 2007.

‌The University of Huddersfield has been honoured to welcome many Royal visitors over the years.

The Duke of Kent, The Duke of Gloucester and The Duchess of Kent are among members of the Royal family who have visited the University to open or to inspect new buildings and facilities.  In 2007, Her Majesty The Queen was our guest when, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, she unveiled the foundation stone of the architecturally-stunning new Creative Arts Building.

In the years that have followed the University has welcomed His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, HRH The Duke of York, KG and we had the pleasure of subsequent visits from HRH Princess Beatrice and HRH The Princess Royal.

In July 2013 HRH The Duke of York KG kindly agreed to become Patron of the University.

To find out more about the University's Royal visits, please follow the links below.

HRH The Duke of York, KG 2014 - His Royal Highness The Duke of York KG presented The Duke of York Young Entrepreneur Awards to a group of young people, comprising current students and graduates, to mark the success of their respective start-up businesses. 

 

 

Princess Royal visits the University ‌2014 - Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal paid a special visit to the University of Huddersfield to back a campaign to boost the numbers of women who study science and engineering subjects and make their careers in those fields.   

 

 

His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent opens Creative Arts Building 2013 - His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent presented the University with both the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Promotion and the Queen’s Award for International Trade.

  

 

Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice visits the University of Huddersfield 2013 - Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice attended a fashion show featuring models wearing outfits from the collections of the University's final year fashion design and costume design students.

  

 

His Royal Highness The Duke of York opens The Duke of York Young Entrepreneur Centre 2013 - His Royal Highness The Duke of York KG opened the University's new 3M Buckley Innovation Centre.

   

 

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales visits campus ‌2012 - His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales visits the University campus.

   

 

His Royal Highness The Duke of York 2010 - His Royal Highness The Duke of York KG opened the International Study Centre within the Business School.

  

 

His Royal Highness, The Duke of Gloucester, Prince Richard 2009 - His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO: Business School gets Royal seal of approval when the foundation stone is unveiled. 

   

 

His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent opens Creative Arts Building 2008 - His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent attended the Offical opening of the Creative Arts Building.

 

  

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with Vice-Chancellor Professor Bob Cryan

2007 - Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II unveiled the Creative Arts Building foundation stone.

 

  

His Royal Highness The Duke of York opens Canalside and Lockside buildings 2‌001 - His Royal Highness The Duke of York KG visits Canalside and Lockside.

 

 

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Kent opens Central Services Building 1972 - Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Kent attended the official opening of the Central Services Building.

 

 

Last updated Tuesday 13 May 2014
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