University of Glasgow gives honorary degree to Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook has received an honorary degree from the University of Glasgow. Cook also took part in a fireside chat at the university, as well as a Q&A session with students. During the events, Cook spoke on topics such as the importance of coding in schools to President Trump's recent immigration ban.

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During his chat with students, Cook reiterated his opposition to the recent immigration order signed by President Trump. Apple recently joined 96 other companies in opposing the order.

Cook also talked about education, saying that coding should be a required part of the curriculum in schools as the digital world becomes increasingly intertwined with societies around the world.

Finally, Cook spoke about how much influence the late Steve Jobs has had on his life, saying in particular how Jobs showed him the importance of focus, both at work and in his personal life.

Joseph Keller

Joseph Keller is the former Editor in Chief of iMore. An Apple user for almost 20 years, he spends his time learning the ins and outs of iOS and macOS, always finding ways of getting the most out of his iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac.