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Meet the Tutor event a success

Meet the Tutor event

Students from all programmes and many different countries gathered together at the ICMA Centre to meet their tutor over a drink and light buffet. Postgraduates mixed with undergraduates, including ERASMUS students from Bucharest and Venice, to make the occasion most memorable. Many new friends were made and common interests discovered at this popular event as staff mingled with students.

In a record year, it certainly seemed to be the most populated the building has ever been and whilst it poured down with rain outside, everyone was having the best of times inside the ICMA Centre.

Long may it continue!

More photographs from the event can be found on our facebook page.

Published 18 October 2012

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