Corporate Events Graduation Ceremonies

Honorary graduate archive

The University of Kent confers honorary degrees on distinguished individuals from many walks of life who have made a significant contribution to society. Honorary graduates are selected from nominations by members of the University and very often have links with departments or are University of Kent alumni.

For honorary degrees from March 1966 to November 2009 please refer to the links below.

For all honorary degrees conferred from July 2010 onwards, please refer to the individual recipient pages below, seperated by year. This archive includes photographs and biographies of the honorary graduates as well as their respective orations. The list includes honorary graduates from both Canterbury and Rochester ceremonies.




Corporate Events Office

Room 1, Rutherford Annexe, The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, T: +44 (0)1227 824347

Last Updated: 02/10/2018