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Queen's University

Honorary Degrees and Speakers

For many years, the Queen’s community has been fortunate to have the opportunity to welcome men and women who have made remarkable contributions to the lives of people throughout the world – in academia, business, politics, scientific research, and the arts.

During Convocation, we take the opportunity to honour those individuals who have redefined our world - and our perceptions of it. 


2013 Honorary Degree Recipients


We are pleased to announce that the honourees for 2013 will include:    


Dame Pamela Gordon Banks, LL.D

Alan Bernstein, D.Sc.

Raymond Bradley, D.Sc.

Glenn Close, LL.D

Peter Nicholson, LL.D  

Sally Thorne, D.Sc.

Wilfrid Wilkinson, LL.D

             Chief Justice Warren Winkler, LL.D            



For the history of Honorary Degrees at Queen's, please click here

Nomination / Selection Process

For details on the nomination and selection process, please click here

Honorary Speakers

For details regarding the selection of Honorary Speakers, please click here

Previous Recipients

For a list of previous degree recipients, please click on the year(s) below: 

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