Earlier this month over 100 students from UTCs across the country received a royal invite from HRH the Duke of York, KG, to attend the 2016 Duke of York Awards Ceremony at St James’ Palace in London.
The Duke of York Awards for Technical Education, now in their third year, recognise the hard work of UTC students who have pursued and performed well in technical subjects including engineering, health sciences, advanced manufacturing and computer science. Nomination is based on successfully completing work experience placements, academic achievement and developing workplace skills.
His Royal Highness The Duke of York has hosted a reception where he praised the Forces Broadcasters BFBS and Forces TV for their continued work in raising the profile of the Armed Forces.
Held at St James’s Palace, he stressed the importance of getting the message out, to support the British military. Read More
NEWLY-trained teachers from the University of Huddersfield were given a mission by their Chancellor, HRH The Duke of York, KG, “Go forth and educate!” he told them at the close of their graduation ceremony.
“It is up to you to be the inspiration for young people,” he said.
The Duke was launching a week of graduation ceremonies at the University, the first time he had done so since being installed as Chancellor in July. Students from the University’s School of Education and Professional Development were the first to receive their awards, which included a wide range of degrees, certificates and teaching qualifications. Read More
University students were given royal treatment when The Duke of York undertook his first graduation duties.
Over 100 students from the School of Education and Professional Development at the University of Huddersfield received their awards from the Duke at the first two of ceremonies this week.
Prince Andrew spoke on the importance of encouraging young people into print and the value of apprenticeships at The Printing Charity’s 188th Annual Luncheon yesterday (5 November). Read More
CAKES from Ribchester were good enough for royalty when a family-run bakers supplied a palace event with thousands of “pops”.
Amy Gilmore and her husband David, owners of Polka Pops, were invited to supply cakes and chocolate pops for a royal event at St James’ Palace in London.
The budding baker was invited personally by HRH Prince Andrew, the Duke of York to supply his business event Pitch @ Palace. Read More
HRH the Duke of York has convened his fourth annual Pitch@Palace – a unique event that brings together 15 British entrepreneurs from around the UK to pitch their business ideas in St James’ Palace. Read More
Imperial entrepreneurs came out top at the Duke of York’s Pitch@Palace competition this week, securing both first and third place.
A 3D-printed knitwear startup founded by Imperial alumni claimed the top spot, while a current Imperial student came third for his invention – a low-cost baby incubator. Read More
Uniquely designed jumpers knitted in-store in just 90 minutes are coming to Covent Garden — with some serious establishment backing. Start-up Unmade — formerly Knyttan — uses a “3D printer for knitwear” to make its jumpers in-house for the same cost as those mass-produced in international factories.
The two-year-old start-up was named the winner of the fourth Pitch@Palace — a biannual event run by HRH The Duke of York where 15 start-ups pitch their products to investors and businesses at St James’ Palace. Read More
An award-winning Coleraine chocolate maker yesterday showcased their products for royalty and business leaders at the Pitch@Palace competition in St James’ Palace in London.
Chocolate Manor was one of just 12 elite UK food and drink businesses invited to take part in the prestigious entrepreneurial event – and the only one from Northern Ireland. Read More