Honorary degrees for artists at University ceremonies at Rochester Cathedral

The first of the University's 2018 honorary degrees have been awarded in Congregation ceremonies at Rochester Cathedral. Artists Tacita Dean and Gary Hume received honorary degrees on 10 July.

Tacita Dean OBE received her honorary Doctor of Arts degree in recognition of her ‘distinguished and important contribution to contemporary art’.

Gary Hume received his honorary Doctor of Arts Degree in recognition of his ‘contribution to contemporary art’.

Both honorary degrees were presented by University Chancellor Gavin Esler.