Queen Elizabeth II
Royalty graced the University of Leicester for the official opening of the David Wilson Library as hundreds of staff and students converged on campus for the historic occasion.
Her Majesty The Queen opened the University of Leicester David Wilson Library on Thursday 4 December 2008 during a visit to Leicester. Footage from ITV Central.
Dr Wendy Hickling OBE reflects on the three occasions she met the Queen in 2014 for ITV’s Daybreak – during her two visits to the University, and when Wendy received her OBE.
Ten members of the University, led by the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor received the award at Buckingham Palace on 27 February 2014.