Summer graduations

Our summer graduation ceremonies take place between Saturday 30 June and Tuesday 10 July 2018.

Graduations McEwan Hall

A Japanese artist, a Canadian politician and a whisky blender from Aberdeenshire and are among those receiving honorary awards.

Graduation ceremonies

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

Graduation ceremonies

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Honorary graduates

Dr Takahiro Iwasaki

Acclaimed Japanese artist and sculptor Takahiro Iwasaki will be awarded a doctor honoris causa on Thursday 5 July 2018.

In 2005 he received a Master of Fine Arts from the Edinburgh College of Art. He has exhibited in many countries and galleries across the world. These include the Seoul Museum of Art, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Queensland Art Gallery in Australia and the Palais de Tokyo in Paris.

Ms Rachel Ann Margaret Barrie

On Monday 9 July, master whisky blender and Edinburgh chemistry graduate Rachel Barrie will be awarded a Doctor of Science.

During her 26-year career in the whisky industry, she has honed her skills at numerous distilleries and is one of the world’s foremost whisky experts.

The Honourable Dr Kirsty Duncan MP

Canadian politician Kirsty Duncan MP will be awarded a doctor honoris causa on Saturday 30 June.

She holds the roles of Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities in the Parliament of Canada.

She completed a PhD in geography at Edinburgh in 1992 and has served as a professor at the University of Toronto.

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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