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Inspirational alumnus celebrates six years of TEDxGlasgow

Business and Management graduate Gurjit is an entrepreneur with a keen interest in philanthropy and developing social venture capital firms. An avid TED fan, Gurjit acquired the licence for TEDxGlasgow in 2012, bringing together a team of volunteers to form an organisation that is now one of the most established TEDx events in the UK and Europe

Alumnus and adoption charity CEO receives CBE at Buckingham Palace

Norman Goodwin, CEO of leading children’s charity and adoption agency, Adoption Matters, received his CBE during a Buckingham Palace investiture ceremony on Friday 9 October 2015. Norman was presented with his CBE medal by the Queen in recognition of his outstanding contribution and distinguished service to adoption and the family.