Winter graduations

Our winter graduation ceremonies take place between Tuesday 25 and Friday 28 November, 2014.

The championship-winning golfer, Colin Montgomerie; the former Director General of MI5, Dame Stella Rimington; and the founder and Director of Fight for Peace, Luke Dowdney, are among those receiving honorary awards.

Graduation ceremonies

Full details of all our winter graduation ceremonies are available on our Student Administration website.

Graduation ceremonies

Live video

Our graduation ceremonies will be streamed live on this page.

The live stream will become available 10 minutes before each graduation ceremony begins.

Graduation gifts

Official University gifts are available from our Visitor Centre and online gift shop.

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Honorary graduates

Luke Dowdney MBE and Dame Stella Rimington

On Tuesday 25 November Honorary Degrees will be awarded to:

  • Mr Luke Dowdney MBE, Founder and Director of Fight for Peace
  • Dame Stella Rimington, retired Director General of MI5

Professor Howard Saul Becker, Professor Bob Holman and Johanna Holtan

On Wednesday 26 November an Honorary Degree will be awarded to:

  • Professor Howard Saul Becker, retired Professor of Sociology, University of Washington
  • Professor Bob Holman, former social worker and community activist
  • Ms Johanna Holtan, EUSA International Co-ordinator, the University of Edinburgh

Nicholle Bell, Professor Stuart Monro and Professor Sir David Baulcombe

On Thursday 27 November Honorary Degrees will be awarded to:

  • Ms Nicholle Bell, PhD student, School of Chemistry, the University of Edinburgh
  • Professor Stuart Monro, former Vice-Convener of Court and Scientific Director of Our Dynamic Earth
  • Professor Sir David Baulcombe, Regius Professor of Botany and Royal Society Research, University of Cambridge

Rio Watt, Dame Sarah Storey and Colin Montgomerie

Photo of Colin Montgomerie

On Friday 28 November Honorary Degrees will be awarded to:

  • Mrs Rio Watt, former Director of Academic Registry, University of Edinburgh
  • Dame Sarah Storey, Paralympic Gold Medallist
  • Mr Colin Montgomerie, Golfer

Full list of honorary graduates

The full list of honorary graduates can be found on our Student Administration website.

Honorary graduates

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