Royal visit marks anniversary at UUJ

HRH The Princess Royal is greeted by Jacqui Dixon, chief executive of Newtownabbey Borough Council, as she arrives at the University of Ulster. Also pictured, from left, are Sammy Wilson MP, Rev Campbell Dixon, Mayoress Lila Agnew and Mayor Fraser Agnew.
HRH The Princess Royal is greeted by Jacqui Dixon, chief executive of Newtownabbey Borough Council, as she arrives at the University of Ulster. Also pictured, from left, are Sammy Wilson MP, Rev Campbell Dixon, Mayoress Lila Agnew and Mayor Fraser Agnew.
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HRH The Princess Royal was welcomed to the University of Ulster’s Jordanstown campus on Tuesday, November 12.

Princess Anne’s visit marked the 40th anniversary of the introduction of occupational therapy education at the University of Ulster - the only provider of degree-level occupational therapy education in Northern Ireland.

The Princess Royal is Patron of the College of Occupational Therapists, the UK’s professional body for occupational therapists.

While on campus, the Princess Royal - accompanied by the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Theresa Villiers MP - toured a workshop and exhibition showcasing the work of the university in the fields of occupational therapy, research innovation and knowledge transfer.