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Elizabeth Crichton Postgraduate Award

Elizabeth Crichton Postgraduate Award


This annual award is given to celebrate the fulfilment of Elizabeth Crichton’s desire to found a University at the Crichton. The award is made to a student who shows potential for progressing their career by continuing their studies in Health and Nursing. Both new and continuing students who enrol on a relevant postgraduate programme at Dumfries Campus are automatically considered for the award. A University of the West of Scotland academic panel will select the winner taking into account academic success, personal attributes, potential and, if relevant, success in practice.

This year’s recipient is Kelly Lumsden. Kelly works in the Alexandra Unit at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. She is also mum to two young daughters. Kelly has completed the first year of a three year MSc Health Studies with UWS School of Health Nursing and Midwifery.

UWS Dumfries Campus Director, Dr Shirley Turberville was delighted to approve Kelly as the recipient of this award. Kelly received the award from Miss Evelyn Hastings OBE RGN SCM, Chairperson of the Awards and Grants Committee.

Kelly Lumsden with Evelyn Hastings OBE RGN SCM

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