Item 1448 - Honorary doctorate of Laws from the University of Technology in Sydney

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ZA COM MR-T-1448

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Honorary doctorate of Laws from the University of Technology in Sydney

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  • 4 September 2000 (Creation)

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Date accepted: 2001/04/24 , Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 14/12/11

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Award conferring an honorary Doctor of Laws upon Mr Mandela from the University of Techonology in Sydney, Australia

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Cream-coulored certificate with dark cream lining inside a black folder with the University of Technology Sydney logo on the cover. Folder is housed inside a plain black box.

Certificate is two pages. Both pages include the teal seal of University of Technology Sydney.
The first page outlines Mr Mandela's life achievements and the university's reasons for conferring the award upon him.
The second page is the diploma that includes the red seal of the university. The certificate reads:
By the authority of the University Council, Nelson Mandela has today been admitted to the degree Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) to certify which the seal of the university is affixed this fourth day of September 2000.
Signed by: Chancellor, Vice-chancellor, and registrar.

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0062

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