Liverpool Hope University - Present

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To date, the university has 6,190 undergraduates and 1,675 postgraduate students.

In September 2007 work was completed on the student services building, named the 'Gateway to Hope'. The building draws together all of the university's student services such as Registry, Accommodation Offices and the newly launched Student Success Zone.

In January 2009 work began on a new £7.5m Centre for Music, Performance and Innovation at the Hope's Cornerstone campus. The centre was officially opened in March 2010.

In March 2009, the university awarded Vasily Petrenko, Chief Conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, an honorary doctorate and made him a Visiting Professor of Music.

The university's £8.5m Eden Building on the university's Hope Park campus opened in October 2010. The centre consists of a lecture theatre, meeting space, offices and seminar and teaching rooms grouped around an internal street atrium.

In January 2010 the university honoured two veterans of British cultural life, Ken Dodd and Rolf Harris, with Honorary Doctorates. Both men were recognised for their major contributions to their respective vocations; theatre and entertainment (Dodd) and art education (Harris).

In 2010 the Creative Campus was completed with the opening of The Capstone, a new Music Teaching building and performance venue which includes the Hope Theatre concert hall and Angel Field, a new garden with an outdoor performance area.

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