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Aston rounds up a year packed with celebration

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1st December 2016

As our 50th anniversary draws to a close, Aston University thanks all of its alumni, staff and friends for making the celebrations such a success.

This year the University hosted a Big Alumni Reunion that attracted over 1,000 visitors; welcomed guests from around the world; hosted alumni events in 24 countries; graduated 35 honorary graduates; launched the Pioneers for Change campaign; held countless lectures and special events; welcomed a new Vice-Chancellor; devised a new commemorative medal and was honoured by Her Majesty the Queen with a Regius Professorship in Pharmacy.

See below for some multimedia highlights from the last 12 months plus archive footage from 1966.