A Royally impressive beginning
The new Marine Building was officially opened by HRH Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh on 30 October 2012. As well as opening the new state-of-the-art building, His Royal Highness was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Marine Science from the University in recognition of his decorated career in the Royal Navy. Events were held across the Plymouth University campus in celebration of the occasion, and the highlights of the day were streamed live over the internet for all to see.
Snap shots of the momentous occasion can be found in the official opening image gallery, and the opening of the Marine Building was recorded and is available to view from the watch again page.
NEWS: Marine building officially opened by HRH Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh
PICTURES: image gallery
FILM: watch again