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Oscar Pistorius, Disgraced Olympic and Paralympic Champion, Has Been Stripped of His Honorary Degree

Chase Your ShadowOscar Pistorius, disgraced paralympian and subject of Chase Your Shadow: The Trials of Oscar Pistorius by John Carlin, was recently stripped of the honorary degree awarded to him by Strathclyde University.

In an article for the Herald Scotland, Susan Swarbrick reported that Pistorius was awarded the honorary degree in 2012 for the exceptional achievement of competing in both the Olympic and Paralympic Games in London earlier that year. The University has been criticised for not handling the matter sooner.

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Susan Jack of domestic abuse charity Glasgow Women’s Aid said: “I’m delighted the university has finally acted. He is not an appropriate role model.”

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