Oldest graduate
Who
Shigemi Hirata
What
96/200 year(s), day(s)
Where
Japan Kyoto
When

The oldest graduate is Shigemi Hirata (Japan, b. 1 September 1919) who received a Bachelor of Arts degree aged 96 years 200 days, when he graduated from the Kyoto University of Art and Design, in Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan, on 19 March 2016.

Mr. Hirata was enrolled in the university at the age of 85 in 2005, took 11 years to complete its Ceramic Arts Course in 2016.