Oldest graduate at Curtin celebration

Paul Royle gained his mine surveying degree in 1947.
Paul Royle gained his mine surveying degree in 1947.

Curtin celebrated 100 years of Mine Surveying, 50 years of Surveying and 25 years of Geographic Information Science offered at the university. Mr Royle graduated with a mine surveying degree in 1947.

Curtin’s Head of Department of Spatial Sciences Professor Bert Veenendaal said it was great to see more than 150 graduates attend the celebrations.

‘Whether a career in natural resources, mining, energy, tourism, agriculture, climate change or even health, it’s impressive how spatial sciences has pervaded these disciplines, opening up marvellous opportunities and pathways,’ he said.

For more information on the Department of Spatial Sciences, visit www. spatial.curtin.edu.au