Honorary Degrees and Chancellor's Medals
Honorary Degrees may be awarded to any person for distinguished service or attainments within or without the state. Nominations for Honorary Degrees may only be submitted by members of the Academic Board or Senate.
Awards are made in the following five categories:
- Community and Public Service
- Private Sector Work
- International Links
- Academic Achievements
- Contribution to the Arts.
Honorary Degrees are conferred in accordance with Statute 14.
Guidelines for Honorary Degrees are attached.
A Chancellor's medal may be awarded for an outstanding contribution, or sustained contributions, to the University such as to enable the University to discharge its teaching, research and community responsibilities more effectively.
Those eligible for the award are:
- staff or former staff of the University; and
- any other individual who has made an outstanding
contribution to the University.
For Guidelines for Chancellor's Medals, see Statute 14.