Controversial campaigner Peter Tatchell dedicated his honorary degree to women in Middle East countries "struggling against patriarchal tyranny and Islamist extremism".
A Syrian refugee who had to flee his home country because of devastating war will graduate with distinction from Dundee University today.
More than 1000 undergraduate and postgraduate students from Dundee University are receiving their degrees, diplomas and other qualifications as winter graduation ceremonies get under way. The ceremonies took place on Thursday, November 15 and will continue into Friday, November 16.
More than 500 Dundee and Angus College students were at the Caird Hall on Friday to collect their hard earned qualifications.
Abertay graduates were treated to a talk from a polar explorer and a guard of honour by the Doctor's faithful canine companion on Thursday afternoon.
More than 750 happy graduates will celebrate in the city square on Thursday on the first day of Abertay's graduation celebrations.
The lead singer of Snow Patrol returned to the city where it all began on Friday morning to receive an honorary degree from Dundee University.
A former councillor who returned to education after recovering from cancer is to take centre stage at the Dundee University graduation ceremonies this week.
The lead singer of Snow Patrol has thanked Dundee University after the institution announced it would hand him an honorary degree.
Professor Dame Sue Black has been made an honorary Doctor of Medicine by the University of St Andrews.