Commemoration Day

Issued: Fri, 13 May 2016 11:32:00 BST

Date: Wednesday 15 June 2016
Time:9:30am - 3pm
Venue: Chapel/ Bute Hall
Category: Ceremonial events
Speaker: N/A
Website: www.gla.ac.uk/services/senateoffice/ceremoniesandhonoraryawards/

The foundation of the University of Glasgow in 1451 is celebrated each year on Commemoration Day.

The celebration comprises:

  1. A Service for the Commemoration of Benefactors in the University Chapel at 9:45am
  2. A University Meeting at 11:00am in the Bute Hall when the Chancellor, Professor Sir Kenneth Calman, will confer Honorary Degrees upon a number of eminent persons. Thereafter there is a drinks reception in the Quadrangles.
  3. Commemoration Day Lunch in the Hunter Halls at 1.00pm

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