The University’s honorary graduates are highly distinguished leaders, recognised for their scholarship, professional distinction, outstanding community service or contribution to the arts, industry or business. Such recognition, conferred by the University Council, is one of the highest honours the University can award an individual.
The recipients of honorary awards (honoris causa) have made outstanding contributions in their respective fields and communities. A full roll of Monash honorary graduates is available through Monash records and archives. Our faculty is proud to be closely associated with the following recipients:
Valentino John Stella
The late Geoffrey Norman Vaughan AO
The late Paul Michel Georges Remi Vanhoutte
Kamal K Midha
Professor Brian Kobilka MD
The honorary degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa, was conferred on Dr Wilding at a ceremony on 14 May 2015 for his major contributions to international medicine development, regulatory authorities and pharmaceutical science organisations in Europe, Japan and the US.
|Professor Robert A. Blouin|
Bob Blouin, Dean of Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Doctor of Laws Honoris causa on 25 May 2017 for his contributions to education and research.
Emeritus Professor Jean-Pierre Changeux
Dr John Howard McCall MacBain and Dr Marcy McCall MacBain Mr John McCall MacBain O.C. and Dr Marcy McCall MacBain, co-founders of the international McCall MacBain Foundation, were awarded an Honorary Doctorate (Doctor of Laws; honoris causa), on 24 May 2018.
Since its formation in Geneva, Switzerland in 2007, the McCall MacBain Foundation has committed over $200 million of charitable donations for scholarships and education, health and the environment in Canada, Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, Australia and New Zealand.