Alex James recieves his honorary doctorate.

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Alex James, ex-bassist with Blur and expert cheesemaker, receives his honorary doctorate.

Honorary doctorates and fellowships

Previous honorary doctorates

Honorary doctorates have been previously awarded to:

  • Sheikh Ali Adam
  • Mike Alcock
  • Keith Anderson CBE BA DipEd FRSA
  • Professor Sir John Beddington
  • The Right Reverend David Bentley
  • Alex Beresford
  • Lord Michael Bichard of Nailsworth
  • Lord Melvyn Bragg (1990)
  • Dr Timothy Brain OBE
  • Dr Steve Bull
  • Roger Burden MBCS FCBSI FCIB
  • The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Dr George Carey
  • Aidan Chambers
  • Professor Sir Ron Cooke
  • Douglas Coombes
  • Jilly Cooper OBE
  • PJ Crook
  • Sir Donald Curry
  • Paul Day
  • Lord Dearing KT CBE BSc (Econ)
  • Monty Don
  • Julian Dunkerton
  • Lady Mavis Dunrossil
  • Jonathan Edwards CBE
  • Professor Lewis Elton DSc FSRHE
  • Henry Elwes
  • David Everitt-Matthias
  • UA Fanthorpe MA FRSL
  • The Very Revd Vivienne Faull
  • Rita Gardner CBE
  • Professor Brenda Gourley
  • Reverend Nicky Gumbel
  • Roger Hanbury BSc FCIWEM MBA CBiol MIBiol
  • Dr Haruhisa Handa
  • Kitty Hart-Moxon MSR SSR DPhil
  • Roger Head
  • Professor Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield
  • Revd Canon Malcolm Herbert
  • Professor Paul Hirst MA DEd (Hons)
  • Lord Hoffmann BA MA BCL QC
  • Ann Holt
  • Sir John Houghton CBE FRS
  • Andy Hunt
  • Dr Dean Hubbard
  • Yusuf Islam
  • Alex James
  • David Jarvis
  • Professor Alan Jenkins
  • The Rt Revd James Jones
  • Sir John Kingman MA ScD DSc LLD CStat FRS
  • Dick King-Smith
  • Philip Lane
  • Judy Ling Wong OBE
  • Dame Felicity Lott
  • Dr Robert Macfarlane
  • Donald McCullin CBE
  • Sir David McMurtry
  • Sir Trevor McDonald OBE
  • Lawrence Montagu OBE
  • Ian Mean
  • Alfred Morris CBE
  • Chris Oldershaw
  • Dr Paul Oliver
  • Cornelia Parker
  • Rt Rev Michael Perham
  • Lord Plumb of Coleshill Kt DL
  • Jonathon Porritt CBE
  • Professor Sir Ghillean Prance
  • The Right Honourable Lord Puttnam CBE
  • Fiona Reynolds MA MPhil CBE
  • Diane Savory
  • The Right Reverend John Sentamu LLB MA PhD FRSA
  • David Setchell
  • Dr Ataullah Siddiqui
  • Greg Smith
  • Elaine Storkey BA (Hons) MA DD
  • Professor Charles Tomlinson CBE
  • Dame Janet Trotter DBE
  • Michael Howard Tripp
  • Dale Vince
  • Tony Wadsworth
  • Richard Wakeford BSc PhD
  • Revd Canon Andrew White
  • Dr Juliet Williams
  • Peter Williams CBE
  • Dr Patricia Wiltshire-Hawksworth
  • Steve Winwood
  • Lizzy Yarnold
  • Baroness Barbara Young
  • Sir Jimmy Young CBE

Previous honorary fellowships

Honorary fellowships have been previously awarded to:

  • Lucy Abel-Smith
  • Mike Adams
  • Clive Ainsworth MSc Ceng FIEE
  • Richard Alcock BA(Hons)
  • Anthony Allcock MBE
  • Mark Alleyne
  • Professor Dr Jozsef Asvanyi MSc PhD
  • Revd Canon Mark Bailey
  • David Banyard
  • Chris Beardshaw NDH BSc(Hons) DipLA
  • David Berrisford BA MEd
  • Martin Boers
  • Richard Booty
  • John Brookham BSc (Hons)
  • The Very Reverend Nicholas Bury MA DipEd
  • Revd Dr Stuart Burgess CBE
  • Tony Butler CBE QPM BSocSc PhD
  • Jon Callard BEd (Hons)
  • Chris Callen BA ACA
  • Brian Cassin
  • Lynn Chadwick
  • John Chan
  • Canon Norman Chatfield
  • Jeffrey Cooper MA FLA
  • Derek Copley BSc PhD
  • Johnny Coppin DipArch (Glos)
  • Geoff Corlett
  • Steve Cotterill
  • Andrew Cozens MA (Cantab) MSc (Oxon) CQSW
  • Tony Crook BSc FInstD FIMgt
  • Paul Cullen
  • Cathy Daley
  • Martin Davis MA (Oxon) TEP
  • Richard Dennery BA (Cornell)
  • Professor Alan Dix BA DPhil
  • Paul Drake DipHE (Dist) BA (Hons) DMS
  • Bill Driscoll CEng FIEE
  • David Durbin LLB
  • David Elyan
  • Richard Emeny MA
  • Dorothy Evans MBE DHL MPhil BA (Hons) DipMaths Tcert
  • Ruth Fitzjohn
  • Carol Francis
  • Michael Francis
  • Alderman Les Freeman MIMgt
  • Neil Frewer PGDip Soc Admin PGDip Per Man BSc (Hons) (Econ) MBA
  • Baroness Rennie Fritchie
  • Mark Gale
  • Nell Gifford
  • Edward Gillespie BA (Hons)
  • Elaine Gisby FITD DipTM
  • Beryl Gleich
  • Alderman Deborah Griggs BEd (Hons) Cert Ed (Bristol)
  • Cllr Terry Haines BA
  • Anna Hassan
  • John Hazelwood
  • Tony Higgins
  • John Horan
  • Barry Howells MEd
  • Mark Hurrell
  • Lionel Hurst
  • Sue Illman
  • Dr Rod Jaques DRCOG MRCGP Dip Sports Medicine
  • Richard Jardine BSc (Hons) CEng MBCS
  • David I Jeffrey MA FRCP (Edin) PhD
  • Elizabeth Johnson
  • Michael Jones
  • Ray Jones BSc (Hons) MSc PhD CQSW MBASW FIMgt
  • Stan Jones
  • Akram Khan-Cheema MPhil
  • Brian Kirk MSc CEng
  • Jane Lilystone
  • Clive Lloyd
  • Paul Lukins BA (Hons) FCIPD FCII
  • David Lyon
  • Sheila Mander
  • Lin Mathews
  • David Miles CSW
  • Larry Montagu BA (Hons)
  • Revd Canon Philip Mountstephen
  • Alan Murgatroyd
  • Beryl Neal CertEd (London)
  • Richard Payne FCIB
  • Simon Pegg
  • Daphne Philpot BA (Hons)
  • Lady Puttnam
  • Donna Renney
  • Kirk Ritchie MHCIMA MI
  • Levi Roots
  • R C ‘Jack’ Russell MBE
  • Sophie Ryder
  • David GA Scurry BSc PhD PGCE
  • Adrian Sharpe
  • Lorraine Shaw
  • David Sketchley
  • Tony Sketchley
  • David Smith MA FSA
  • Sue Southern Cert Ed
  • Anne Stennett BA PGCE MSc PhD
  • Julie Stokes BSc MSc CPsychol
  • Professor Kathy Sykes
  • Ros Taylor MSc CQSW
  • Sue Wainwright
  • Ivor Wakefield
  • Guy Wareing MA Cantab MSc (City) MIPD
  • Michael Webber
  • Revd Jeremy Whales STH MA
  • Chris White BSc Econ PGCE
  • Professor Peter Widdowson
  • Robert Wilson FSVA IRRV
  • Martin Wood BA (Hons) PGCE
  • Stephen W Wright MBE DMS
  • Professor Lou Xinjian
  • K I B Yeaman

Previous honorary master's

Honorary masters have previously been awarded to:

  • Sarah Bowden
  • Sue Johnston