- 4 September 2000 (Creation)
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Cream, 2 page certificate in plastic sleve inside blue folder with gold "University of Sydney" and university logo on front cover. Taken out of folder for preservation
The first certificate is the diploma conferred upon Mr Mandela. The Certificate reads:
In the name of the Senate and by the authority of the same be it known that Nelson Mandela having lawfully fulfilled all the requirements prescribed by the By-laws has been this day admitted to the degree of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) and to all the privileges attached to the same by Royal Charter in token whereof the Senate has authorised the Corporate seal of The University to be Hereunto affixed.
The second certificate (2 pages long) includes introduction for Mr Mandela made by the Vice Chancellor and principal, Gavin Brown. It outlines Mr Mandela's many accomplishments.
The graduation commencement brochure is also included inside the folder.