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Honorary Doctorates (Higher Education)

Document Currently Under Review

Current Status: In Collaboration 1 December 2015

Honorary Doctorates Process of Nomination and Selection (Higher Education) Policy

Policy Code: LT1412


  1. Nominations of candidates for Honorary Doctorates may be made to the Secretary to Council either from Academic Board or from a member of Council.
  2. Nominations should be accompanied by supporting documentation indicating the grounds on which the nomination should be considered.


  1. Nominations shall be considered by the Council Executive which will recommend suitable candidates to Council.
  2. The recommendation from the Executive will be considered by Council in an "in camera" session.
  3. Those nominees approved by Council will be notified by the Council Secretary and the degrees will be awarded at a graduation ceremony.