Adventurer Mark Beaumont has been awarded an honorary degree from Dundee University.
The cyclist is one of 11 people to be honoured by the university.
Others include anti-apartheid campaigner Justice Albie Sachs, Dundee-born concert pianist Murray McLachlan and Sir Mark Jones, former director of the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Beaumont, from Perthshire, broke the record for cycling around the world between August 2007 and February 2008.
In 194 days he travelled 18,296 miles through 20 countries, finishing at the the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.
His journey was documented in the BBC series The Man Who Cycled The World. He also published a book under the same title.
In another television documentary Beaumont cycled from Alaska to Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, climbing the highest peaks in North and South America along the Rocky and Andes mountains.
In January he and five others were rescued from the sea after their boat, the Sara G, capsized while they were taking part in the Atlantic Odyssey challenge to row from Morocco to Barbados.
They were 27 days into their journey when the 36ft (11.1m) vessel overturned 520 miles from their destination.
Speaking before the ceremony on Wednesday he said: "I am honoured to be here. Dundee is where I went to school and I have have kept close links with the university and the city. The expedition in January went very badly wrong, we nearly didn't come home from that which is why events like this are the all more important. It is a real honour."
Last week Beaumont carried the Olympic torch in St Andrews and Edinburgh.
The graduations will take place until Thursday.
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