All aboard The Polar Express
The College's Annual Ball was held on Saturday, 17 August. The surprise venue was the wonderful, modern foyer area of Toitu Museum which included a real train, just perfect for The Polar Express theme for the evening.
After dispelling some of the misconceptions about coroners and outlining the work that they do, Coroner Robinson discussed some of the factors that affect society adversely, with some suggestions about how members could be involved in alleviating the situation of the less advantaged.
Originally on an athletic scholarship in Canada, Dr Cop became interested in literature and the English language at university, and, in a refreshingly interactive session, talked of research which aims to help improve teaching practice.
Professor Peart outlined her experiences with law in three countries before giving some advice applicable to all students - dont be tied to your initial career choice and actively seek to broaden your horizons outside your main subject area.
Despite her engagingly modest and often witty approach, Emaediong Uko already has an impressive track record notably in contributing to the development of drought tolerant rice varieties, and helping - and continuing to help - rural communities in Nigeria fight AIDS.