Heriot-Watt Summer Graduations



(l-r) Principal Professor Richard A Williams, Chancellor Dr Robert M Buchan, Dr Ann Budge, Laureator Professor Andrew Adams

Dr Ann Budge, Chairwoman and CEO of Heart of Midlothian FC, has been awarded and honorary degree, the first of such presentations at the Heriot-Watt summer graduations.

Dr Budge was awarded a Doctorate of Science in recognition of her distinguished career and outstanding entrepreneurial achievements in the field of information technology and as a role model and advocate for the advancement of women in science, engineering and technology.

Around 1,800 Heriot-Watt graduands are celebrating their success with families and friends at ceremonies at the University's Scottish Borders Campus in Galashiels and at the Edinburgh Campus.