2018 video archive

Hear from our November 2018 graduates

Ceremony one - 10am, 23 November 2018

Ceremony two - 2.30pm, 23 November 2018

Honorary Graduate – David Strang

Mr Strang became a Doctor of the University. He is recognised for his outstanding contribution, as HM Chief Inspector of Prisons for Scotland, to ensuring due process, quality and integrity of public services, and for championing the rights and wellbeing of vulnerable people in prison.

Honorary Graduate – Martin Valenti

Working in a variety of environmental roles for almost 30 years, Mr Valenti is Strategic Director for the Scottish Land Commission, on secondment from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA). He was recognised for his outstanding contribution to the protection of the environment through these various roles, and as a founding member and Vice-Chair of Scotland’s 2020 Climate Group.

Honorary Graduate – Eve Muirhead

The degree of Doctor of the University was conferred on Friday 2 November 2018 in recognition of Eve Muirhead’s outstanding contribution to British sport. Eve Muirhead won an Olympic bronze medal in 2014 as skip for the British team, and has been World, European and Scottish Champion. Outside of curling, she is a highly accomplished golfer and bagpiper.

Ceremony one - 10am, 27 June 2018 - Faculty of Social Sciences

Faculty of Social Science Graduates celebrating around the campus

Honorary Graduate – Patrick McGrath

Patrick McGrath received the award of Doctor of the University in recognition of his outstanding support of academic research through the donation of his literary papers to the University of Stirling archives.

Honorary Graduate – Mark Daly

Multi-award winning BBC journalist Mark Daly received the award of Doctor of the University, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to investigative journalism.

Ceremony two - 2.30pm, 27 June 2018 - Faculty of Natural Sciences

Hear from our 2018 graduates

Our graduates speak about their favourite moments at the University of Stirling.

Ceremony three - 10am, 28 June 2018 - Faculty of Arts & Humanities

Ceremony four - 2.30pm, 28 June 2018 - Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport and Stirling Management School

Honorary Graduate – Dame Anne McGuire

The Right Honourable Dame Anne McGuire, became a Doctor of the University, in recognition of her public service to the people of Stirling and to people with disabilities.