Summer graduations

Our summer graduation ceremonies take place between Monday 3 July and Monday 10 July, 2017.

An Academy Award-winning director, a social entrepreneur and the sculptor who created the Kelpies are among those receiving honorary awards.

Summer graduates celebrating

Graduation ceremonies

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

Graduation ceremonies

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Our graduation ceremonies will be streamed live on this page.

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

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Graduation gifts

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Honorary graduates

Mr Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone, the prominent and politically engaging American filmmaker, will be awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor honoris causa on Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Mr Josh Littlejohn & Mr Magnus Linklater

On Wednesday 5 July, social entrepreneur and co-founder of the Social Bite sandwich shops Josh Littlejohn will receive an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science in Social Science.

On the same day, the author, broadcaster and former editor of The Scotsman and The Times in Scotland Magnus Linklater will be awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor honoris causa.

Professor Kurt Deketelaere

Professor Kurt Deketelaere, the Secretary-General of the League of European Research Universities, will receive an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws on Thursday 6 July 2017.

Dr Michael Mosley

On Friday 7 July 2017, the science journalist, presenter and executive producer Dr Michael Mosley will be awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science.

Mr Andrew Scott

The artist and sculptor Andy Scott – best known for his popular Kelpies creation in Falkirk – will receive an Honorary Degree of Doctor honoris causa on Saturday, 8 July 2017.

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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