Honorary Graduates Archive

2008 - 2017

Mr Paul Dumbleton

The degree of Master of Arts was conferred on Friday 21 November 2014 in recognition of Paul Dumbleton's outstanding contribution to charitable organisations in Stirling and Scotland.

Dame Mary Perkins

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Friday 21 November 2014 in recognition of Mary Perkins' outstanding contribution to retailing and championing the role of women in business.

Mr Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Friday 31 October 2014 in recognition of Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow's outstanding work as a humanitarian and for his belief in the value of education as the means to reducing and eliminating child poverty.

Professor Faith Gibson

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Friday 31 October 2014 in recognition of Faith Gibson's outstanding contribution to social work and dementia care.

Mr Terry O'Connor

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Friday 15 August 2014 in recognition of Terry O'Connor's outstanding contribution to retailing and British business in Singapore.

Mr Andy Murray OBE

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Thursday 23 April 2014 in recognition of Andy Murray's outstanding contribution to tennis.

Dr Charles Jencks

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Wednesday 25 June 2014 in recognition of Charles Jencks' outstanding contribution to modern Scottish architecture and sculpture, and for his co-founding of the Maggie’s Centres for cancer sufferers.

Mark Cousins

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Wednesday 25 June 2014 in recognition of Mark Cousins' outstanding contribution to Scottish cinematic culture and the reception of global cinemas across Scotland.

Sir Craig Reedie

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Thursday 26 June 2014 in recognition of Sir Craig's outstanding contribution to sport and the Olympics.

Melanie Reid

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Thursday 26 June 2014 in recognition of Melanie Reid's outstanding contribution to journalism, to disability rights and awareness, and for her inspirational example of human resilience and dignity.

Right Honourable Dame Elish Angiolini

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Friday 22 November 2013 in recognition of Dame Elish's outstanding contribution to the criminal justice system in Scotland and for her commitment to assisting vulnerable victims of crime.

Dr Taeko Seki

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Friday 22 November 2013 in recognition of Dr Seki's outstanding services to the University of Stirling and to fostering links between Scotland and Japan.

Dr Judy Murray

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Friday 22 November 2013 in recognition of Judy Murray's outstanding contribution to sport and international tennis, to fostering sporting excellence in young people, and for her work with cancer care.

Sheikh Dr Ahmed Abdullah Al Ghazali

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Wednesday 26 June 2013 in recognition of Dr Al Ghazali's outstanding contribution to education in Oman.

Dame Judi Dench

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Wednesday 26 June 2013 in recognition of Dame Judi's outstanding contribution to the Arts, and acknowledges the important role she has played in highlighting dementia.

Iain Macdonald

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Thursday 27 June 2013 in recognition of Iain Macdonald's outstanding contribution to the international co-operative movement.

Professor James Smith

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Thursday 27 June 2013 in recognition of Professor Smith's outstanding contribution to our understanding of economic and health issues associated with ageing.

Gordon Buchanan

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Thursday 27 June 2013 in recognition of Gordon Buchanan's outstanding services to conservation and wildlife filmmaking.

Senator Feargal Quinn

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Friday 23 November 2012 in recognition of Feargal Quinn's outstanding contribution to entrepreneurship, business and management.

Ms Jean King

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Friday 23 November 2012 in recognition of Jean King's outstanding contribution to the research output of the University of Stirling and world-wide cancer prevention.

Dr Ranee Jayamaha

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Friday 23 November 2012 in recognition of Ranee Jayamaha's distinguished contribution to central banking in Sri Lanka and internationally.

Dr Winifred Margaret Ewing

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred in absentia on Friday 2 November 2012 in recognition of Winifred Ewing's outstanding contribution to politics and her role as a model for women in public life.

Mr Chan Lee Mun

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Friday 7 September 2012 in recognition of Chan Lee Mun's outstanding support, engagement and leadership with respect to the University of Stirling's transnational operations in Singapore.

The Right Honourable the Baroness Greengross of Notting Hill OBE

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Wednesday 27 June 2012 in recognition of Lady Greengross' campaigning work in the field of ageing and dementia.

The Right Honourable the Lord Davidson of Glen Clova

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Wednesday 27 June 2012 in recognition of Lord Davidson's outstanding contribution to Scots Law and Public Affairs.

Graeme Simmers CBE

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Thursday 28 June in recognition of Graeme Simmers' outstanding contribution to the University as a lay member of University Court.

Professor Christine Hallett

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Thursday 28 June 2012 in recognition of Christine Hallett's outstanding contribution to the development and re-shaping of the University of Stirling.

Professor Donald Worster

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Friday 25 November 2011 in recognition of Donald Worster's outstanding contribution to the field of Global Environmental History.

Dr Robert Steedman

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Friday 25 November 2011 in recognition of Robert Steedman's outstanding contribution to architecture and design in Scotland, including his contribution to the University of Stirling’s campus, Principal’s House and staff residences.

William Ross Culbard

The degree of Master of Arts was conferred on Friday 4 November 2011 in recognition of Bill Culbard's long commitment to the University and in particular to the Cancer Care Research Centre’s work on patient experience and involvement.

Professor Karl Butzer

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on 29 June 2011 in recognition of Karl Butzer's outstanding contribution to geomorphology, archaeology and environmental history.

Sir Alex Ferguson

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on 29 June 2011 in recognition of Alex Ferguson's great distinction in the field of sport.

Professor Ian Aitken OBE

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on 30 June 2011 in recognition of Ian Aitken's outstanding service to the University as a lay member of University Court.

The Rt Hon Lord McFall of Alcluith

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on 30 June 2011 in recognition of John McFall's outstanding contribution to the UK Parliament.

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