Professor Geoff Whitty CBE addresses Faculty of Education and Arts graduates about the values of excellence and inclusion.

Global Innovation Chair Occasional Address 2014

UON's Global Innovation Chair for Equity in Higher Education Professor Geoff Whitty CBE delivered the Occasional Address to Faculty of Education and Arts 2014 graduates on 23 April 2014, about the values of excellence and inclusion.Prof Geoff Whitty CBE

I have been here in Newcastle only since last Monday and I am delighted to be working with a university that values both excellence and inclusion. Often, certainly in my own country, you will find universities that are committed to one or the other. 

What has struck me about the University of Newcastle is that it is very obviously, and very successfully, committed to both.

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