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Alumni

Description: At the age of 91, most people will already have been taking things easy for a number of years. Not so for the man responsible for robing graduates at the University of Nottingham – at 91 he’s just beginning his retirement! In his 27 years service to the University, Arthur Roland Benson (known to all as Ron) has robed such distinguished honorary graduates as Sir David Attenborough, Peter Snow and Delia Smith. Ron was presented with a special gift during the final day of Winter Graduation by Vice Chancellor Professor Sir Colin Campbell. We caught up with him after the ceremony. Ron starts this interview off by explaining how - a week after his first retirement in 1980 - he came to be at The University of Nottingham in the first place…

Keywords: Alumni, Nottingham University, University of Nottingham

Author: Various

Category: Society

Web page: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/alumni

Thumbnail: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/media/Student_Grads/Alumni/images/alumni.jpg

Track media file: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/media/Student_Grads/Alumni/audio/Ron_Benson.mp3

Duration: 04:53

Size: 4676648

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