UEA pays tribute to His Royal Highness Prince Philip

Published by  Communications

On 9th Apr 2021

Prince Philip at UEA campus

It is with deepest sorrow that the University learned of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

UEA Vice-Chancellor Prof David Richardson said:

“It is enormously saddening to hear of the death of Prince Philip. The Prince was a valiant and prominent figure of the country, who we have had the pleasure of hosting on campus in the past. 

“He is a well-known figure in Norfolk due to our proximity to the Royal Sandringham Estate, and will be sorely missed by the people of the county and the country as a whole.”

In 1994 Prince Philip visited the University alongside the Queen, who formally opened the Queen’s Building on Chancellor’s Drive, for training the region’s occupational therapists and physiotherapists.

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