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Honorary Degrees 2017

21 Jun 2017

At a ceremony held today in Senate House, the University awarded Honorary Degrees to eight distinguished individuals in recognition of their achievements in academia, philanthropy, business and public service

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Nominations for Honorary Degrees

16 Feb 2017

The University Council has submitted to the Regent House, the University's governing body, the names of eight renowned individuals, seeking authority for their admission to Honorary Doctorates at a Congregation in the Senate House on Wednesday 21 June 2017, at which the Chancellor, Lord Sainsbury of Turville, will preside.

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Cambridge Honorary Degrees 2015

12 Feb 2015

The University Council has submitted to the Regent House, the University's Governing Body, the names of eight renowned individuals, seeking authority for their admission to Honorary Doctorates at a Congregation in the Senate House on Wednesday 17 June 2015, at which the Chancellor, Lord Sainsbury of Turville, will preside.

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Honour for leading Indian chemist

09 Jul 2014

The importance that the University of Cambridge attributes to its ties with India was underscored on Wednesday 18 June when Dr Yusuf Hamied, the leading Indian pharmaceutical chemist and philanthropist, was awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science.

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Honorary Degrees 2014

18 Jun 2014

Seven distinguished individuals were given Honorary Degrees, the highest honour that the University can bestow, by the Chancellor at a special ceremony in the Senate House today.

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Honorary Degrees 2013

18 Jun 2013

The Chancellor, Lord Sainsbury of Turville, today conferred Honorary Degrees on eight distinguished individuals at a congregation in the Senate House.

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Honorary Degrees procession 2011

Honorary Degrees 2012 nominations announced

07 Mar 2012

The University of Cambridge has today submitted the names of eight distinguished individuals to the Regent House for approval for the conferment of honorary degrees by the Chancellor at a Congregation in the Senate House on Wednesday 20 June 2012.

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