Record breaking Paralympic athlete Baroness Grey-Thompson DBE also awarded honorary degrees
to Jeremy Paxman and Sir Tim Clark KBE president of Emirates Airways who praised the University.
Stephen Tompkinson |after receiving his honorary degree
, above, and as Wild At Heart's Danny Trevanion, left
Every year, the university confers honorary degrees
on people who have made a significant contribution to society.
Anger Some people have questioned the honorary degree
given to Hayward
Comedian Chris Addison robed for his honorary degree
and, right, the BBC's Kay Alexander.
MONTY Python star Terry Jones and Olympic rower Katherine Grainger will receive honorary degrees
from Scotland's oldest university next month.
HONOUR: Earl Cameron and ,below, in his Bond film days Earl, who was made a CBE in 2009, will be one of four honorary graduates to awarded an honorary degree
BEIRUT: Several dozen people disrupted the Master's graduation ceremony at AUB Friday evening to protest against the awarding of an honorary degree
to Donna Shalala due to her support for engagement with Israel.
He said: "I'm delighted and truly honoured to receive the Honorary Degree
The city's most famous son will receive an honorary degree
from De Montfort University later this month.
President Barack Obama will be honored with an honorary degree
by Arizona University when he speaks at commencement on May 13, the university has decided against it.
IN FRANCISCO * The Jesuit-run University of San Francisco has drawn the ire of conservative Catholics for its student and employee health insurance policies and the awarding of an honorary degree