First visit to varsity for north dentist

By Lindsay Watling

Published: 08/07/2010

A 50-YEAR-OLD dentist who has been studying at Aberdeen University on and off for 15 years graduated yesterday – having never previously set foot on the campus.

Chris Halliday, of Castleton, Milton of Leys, Inverness, collected his degree in Scottish studies after completing the course via distance learning through the university’s centre for lifelong learning.

Mr Halliday, who first graduated with a bachelor of dental surgery degree from Dundee University 27 years ago, said studying was no burden for him.

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