Mature student Georgina Tankard was diagnosed with three different types of cancer in 15 months while studying at university and has now graduated
A mature student diagnosed with three different types of cancer in 15 months has graduated from university.
Georgina Tankard, 53, learned of the first diagnosis just two days before she was due to start her Masters degree at the University of Bristol.
Despite everything, the mother of two achieved a distinction with the help of her “amazing” friends and family and the support of the university.
On Thursday she graduated in front of her husband and youngest daughter at the university’s Wills Memorial Building.
She was last in the building’s Great Hall more than 30 years ago when she graduated from the university with her first degree.