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Princess visits Border region

Princess Anne has arrived at the the University of Cumbria to celebrate it's tenth anniversary. Her Royal Highness will officially open the university's new STEM teaching facility:

Credit: ITV Border
Credit: ITV Border

The royal tour then heads into the Borders, where the princess will open a biomass glasshouse in Hawick and a textile factory in Selkirk.

WATCH: Thousands graduate as the University of Cumbria turns ten

Thousands of students from the University of Cumbria graduated this week, Tuesday 18 July to Thursday 20 July, in ceremonies at the Carlisle Cathedral.

1,800 people graduated from courses including psychology, education and even policing.

Since it was started in 2007, 32,500 students have graduated from the university, after 600,000 lectures being delivered, and 1,700,000 books being borrowed, returned and re-shelved. 300 business start-ups have also been helped by university schemes and staff to get off the ground.

Find out more interesting facts by watching the video below:


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