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Donald Trumped: Scotish University Revokes Trump’s Honourary Degree Over Anti – Muslim Comment


A Scottish university Robert Gordon University (RGU) which awarded Donald Trump with an honorary degree in 2010 has confirmed it is revoking it after the US presidential frontrunner made controversial remarks about Muslims amid California shootings.

The university in Aberdeen had in October 2010 presented Mr Trump with the award of Doctor of Business Administration (Hon DBA) in recognition of his achievements as an entrepreneur and businessman.

At the time, Professor John Harper – RGU’s acting principal and vice-chancellor – said: “Given that business and entrepreneurship lie at the heart of much of the university’s academic offering, it is only fitting to award Mr Trump with an honorary degree.

“He is recognised as one of the world’s top businessmen and our students – the entrepreneurs of tomorrow – can learn much from his business acumen, drive, and focus.”

Today, an RGU spokesman said: “In the course of the current US election campaign, Mr Trump had made a number of statements that were wholly incompatible with the ethos and values of the university. The university has therefore decided to revoke its award of the honorary degree.”

Mr Trump has been at the centre of a controversy which has seen him receive condemnation from around the world after he called for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on.”

A petition calling for Mr Trump to be refused entry to the UK has passed 200,000 signatures in less than 24 hours, meaning the issue will be considered for debate in Parliament.

Although, a counter petition to grant UK entry to Trump has been launched by his supporters and this was also gathering momentum by the hours.

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