Honorary awards

Sir (Thomas John) Noel Foley

The first Doctor of the University of Sydney degree to be conferred was awarded to eminent Sydney businessman Sir Noel Foley at a graduation ceremony held in the Great Hall on 28 April 1989.

The honorary degree was introduced by Senate in 1988 to give recognition to people who had contributed to the University in general.

Sir Noel Foley

Sir Noel Foley, photo, 'The Gazette', September 1989.