Mrs Sheila Nicholas, General Secretary of the Sydney University Medical Society since 1951, was conferred with the title of Honorary Fellow of the University at the 9.30am conferring of degrees ceremony on 8 February 1986.
Her work has been 'a great influence for good in the Faculty of Medicine', said the Vice-Chancellor, Professor John Ward in his
citation. Mrs Nicholas helped develop the Sydney University Medical Bookshop which became a model for the University Co-operative Bookshop and many other university bookshops in Australia.
(From 'The University of Sydney News', 18 February 1986)