Oxford to review Sultan of Brunei’s honorary degree after fury over anti-LGBT law

The University has announced it will be reviewing the Sultan of Brunei’s honorary degree as an international backlash grows against the country’s anti-LGBT laws. This follows a petition calling on the University to rescind his honorary degree, which has now received over 55,000 signatures. Earlier in the week the University resisted initial calls and said […]

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University announces honorary degrees for 2016

On 25 February, Oxford University announced the names of ten prominent figures to whom it will award honorary degrees this summer. Pending approval by Congregation, the degrees will be awarded at the university’s annual Encaenia ceremony this summer in the ninth week of Trinity Term. The honorary degrees will be awarded to eminent figures within eight separate disciplines, comprising […]

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