We invite you to process at this Special Honorary Graduation ceremony which will be held at 12.00 noon on Tuesday 14th January 2020 in Elphinstone Hall, King’s College. The ceremony will include the conferral of Honorary Degrees on distinguished figures as well as the presentation of the Principal’s Award for Outstanding Service to the Community. More details will be announced closer to the time.

The ceremony will be followed by a VIP reception in the King’s Lawn marquee to which you are also invited.

If you wish to attend the ceremony and take part in the Procession please complete the form available at here.

All members of the University taking part in the Procession should wear dark clothes and (if entitled to do so) academic dress, with the gentlemen wearing white bow ties. Ede & Ravenscroft have been appointed as the University’s official Robe suppliers and will provide staff with academic dress without charge providing the order is place before the deadline. If you wish to order academic dress, please indicate your requirements on the enclosed form.

More detailed instructions will be issued in due course to those attending.

If you wish to either attend and process or just attend as a guest I would be grateful if you could please complete the form above and return it by email to specialceremony@abdn.ac.uk or in hard copy to: Academic Services, S17 Edward Wright Building, King’s College Aberdeen AB24 3QY as soon as possible and no later than Monday 25th November 2019.

Yours sincerely


Dr Rachael Bernard

Academic Registrar