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First Graduate of University of Leicester – Wendy Hickling (1958)


Wendy Hickling meeting the Queen, 1958.

After graduating, Wendy continued to be heavily involved with University affairs, serving 16 years on Convocation (Leicester Graduates Association) chairing it twice, 20 years on Council, and chairing many and varied subcommittees. Since 1958, Wendy has subsequently been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws (1998) and Distinguished Honorary Fellowship (2008).