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Honorary Doctorates
                                      HONORARY DOCTORATES AWARDED
YEAR NAME OF CANDIDATE QUALIFICATION
2017 Dr Fred Swaniker  DPhil 
2017 Dr Geraldine Fraser - Meloketi  DPhil 
2017 Dr Strive Masiyiwa DPhil
2016 Sharanjeet Shan (Chancellor’s Medal) DEd
2016 Imtiaz Sooliman DPhil
2015 No Awards  

 

 

2014

Dr Paul Allen DPhil
Dr Stephen Saad DCom
Dr Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka DPhil
Dr Neil Jeffrey Turok DSc
Dr Masilamoney Pather DPhil

 

2013

Dr Seth Berkley DPhil
Henry Hendricks DEd 
Hassan Hawa DPhil
Dr Sylvia Earle DSc
John Kani DPhil
2012 Rev Malusi Mpumlwana DPhil
Prof Catherine Odora Hoppers DEd
Phillip Tobias DSc
Kumi Naidoo LLD
2011 Sir David Attenborough DSc
Tembeka Nkamba – van Wyk DPhil
Prof Wally Morrow DEd
Judge Lex Mpati LLD
Prof Suresh Kana DCom
Mr Mark Shuttleworth DPhil
2010 Prof Gaye Le Roux PhD
Dr Navenethem Pillay LLD
Mr Raymond Patrick Uren DEd
2009 Prof Joseph Stiglitz DCom
Alan Knott-Craig DBA
Prof Dennis Brutus DLitt
Bishop Paul Verryn DEd
Rev W B Rubusana DPhil
2008 Johann Rupert DCom
Nompumelelo Jafta DLitt
Pravin Gordhan DCom
Jakes Gerwel DLitt
2007 Desmond Tutu DEd
Antjie Krog DLitt
Andreas Trostmann DTech
2006 Wiseman Nkuhlu DCom
Danny Jordaan DPhil
Sepp Blatter DPhil
2005 Phillip Gutsche DTech
Nelson Mandela DTech
Cynthia Hugo DTech
2004 Rod Ironside DTech
Denzil Levy DTech
Terry Stidworthy DTech
Eugene Van As DCom
Archibald Campbell Jordan DLitt
Matthew Goniwe DEd
George Bizos LLD
Zenzile Miriam Makeba DMus
Cuthbert John (Jack) Stead DSc
2003 Neil James DTech
Frene Ginwala DTech
Christopher John Robert Dugard LLD
2002 Raymond Ackerman DCom
Tim Benners-Lee DSc
Stephen Bantu Biko DEd
Judge Arthur Chaskalson LLD
Dora Nginza DCur
Dr Adriaan Wiechers DTech
Dr Khotso Mokhele DTech
Dr Raymond Mhlaba DPA
2001 Molly Blackburn DPhil
Sir Ketumile Masire LLD
Govan Mbeki LLD
Sister Ethel Normoyle DCur
William Peter Venter DCom
Nick Wiehahn DCom
2000 Lillian Cingo DCur
Lynette Coetzee DCur
Ferdinand Deist DPhil
Wieland Gevers DSc
Edith Raidt DLitt
Chris Stals DCom
Rev Makhenkesi Stofile DPhil
1998 Anant Singh DPhil
Judge Leonara van den Heever LLD
1997 Johan Degenaar DPhil
Raymond Parsons DCom
George Pemba DPhil
1996 Alba Bouwer DLitt
Winston Ntshona DPhil
Adam Small DPhil
1995 Dave Brink DCom
Cyril Ramaphosa DPhil
Roelf Meyer DPhil
1994 Jan H van der Merwe DSc
Ellen Kuzwayo DPhil
Nick van der Merwe DSc
1993 Paul du Plessis DSc
Athol Fugard DLitt
1992 Judge L de V van Winsen LLD
1991 Eve Palmer DSc
1990 J G Garbers DPhil
1987 JL Sadie DCom
Gerhard de Kock DCom DCom
1986 H J Joubert DMus
F J du Plessis DCom
1984 Ernst Marais DEd
1983 Jamie Uys DLitt
1982 Charlotte Searle DCur
1981 F A Venter DLitt
J W Kitching DSc
1980 Owen Hornwood DCom
1979 F Seitz DSc
1978 Dale du Toit DPhil
W H Craib DSc
Ian Smith DPhil
1976 Erika Theron DPhil
C K Oberholzer DEd
1975 A C Cilliers DPhil
J de Klerk DEd
E P Drummond DCom
1974 N Cryer DSc
L C Steyn LLD
1973 W B Coetzer DCom
M E Wilson DCom
1972 Ben Schoeman DCom
F L Warren DSc
1971 J C C Oosthuysen DPhil
1970 W W M van Eiselen DPhil
1969 P du Toit DPhil
F G Hill PhD
1968 J G van der Wath PhD

 

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