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Loughborough University

Statute XVIII

Honorary Degrees

XVIII. Honorary Degrees

1.

The University may, without examination, confer an Honorary Degree of Master or Doctor or other Honorary Award in any subject on any person whom it may deem worthy of such a distinction; provided that the holder of such an Honorary Degree or Award shall not be entitled to practise any profession by virtue of the fact that he/she holds it.

2.

No person shall be admitted by the University to an Honorary Degree or other Honorary Award unless his/her name has been approved for that purpose both by the Council and by the Senate.

3.

The Council, in consultation with the Senate, may make Regulations relating to Honorary Degrees or other Honorary Awards.

October 2013

Last modified: 29 Oct 2013

Note: Amendments allowed by the Privy Council on 30 December 1974 and 7 April 1982 are embodied in the Statutes, and are indicated by *.

Modifications made by the University Commissioners and allowed by the Privy Council on 17 November 1992 are incorporated and are indicated by †.

Amendments allowed by the Privy Council on 14 December 1993, 24 April 1996, 3 September 1998, 10 August 1999, 27 July 2001, 31 October 2001, 8 May 2003, 20 August 2007 and 9 December 2009 are embodied in the Statutes, and are indicated by ¶, #, , $, ^, +, >, ~ and %.