Graduation Ceremonies

Honorary Graduates 1989 to present

2014

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Professor Sir Cary Cooper CBE LLD  
Mr Jem Finer DArts  
Sir Peter Hendy CBE DEng  
Baroness Sheila Hollins LLD  
Baroness Ruth Lister CBE LLD  
Ms Sara Miller McCune DLitt  
Ms Jan Paterson MBE LLD  
Mr Andrew Ritchie MBE DEng  
Professor Sir Adam Roberts DLitt  
Professor Jeff Thompson CBE EdD  
Ms Faith Wainwright MBE DEng  

2013

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Mr Malcolm Arnold OBE EdD  
Mr Tony Best DEng  
Air Marshal Sir Stephen Dalton GBE DSc  
Mr Ron Dennis CBE DEng  
Mr Graham Hoare DEng  
Mr Andrew Moss DBA  
His Royal Highness The Earl Of Wessex LLD  
Ms Beatrice Mtetwa LLD  
Dr Colin Murray-Parkes OBE LLD  
Professor Michael Otlet DEng  
Professor David Phillips CBE LLD  
Professor Gordon Plotkin Dsc  
The Rt Revd Peter Price LLD  
Mr Philip Pullman OBE FRSL DArts  
Sir Peter Ricketts KCMG LLD  
Miss Ellie Simmonds OBE LLD  
Professor David Spiegelhalter OBE FRS DSc  
Professor Dr Sarah Spingman CBE FREng DSc  

2012

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Mrs Del Davies MA  
David Embleton DSc  
Christopher Holmes MBE LLD  
Antonio Horta-Osório LLD  
Tan Sri Dato’ Dr Mohamed Salleh bin Mohamed Yasin DSc  
Howard Nicholson LLD  
Professor Jim Norton LLD  
Professor Dr Christiane Nusslein-Volhard MD  
Mr Eric Parry DArts  
Roger Pedder LLD  
Professor Teresa Rees CBE LLD  
Lord Bernard Ribeiro DEng  
Ian Sutherland MA  
Professor John Westwick DSc  

2011

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
His Excellency Mr Khalil Al Foulathi LLD  
Dr Peter Bonfield DEng  
Professor Rod Flower FRS LLD  
Robin Grove-White DSc  
Ms Margaret Heffernan DBA  
Dr Thomas Lonngren DSc  
Mr Donald McCullin DArts  
Sir Keith Mills LLD  
Professor Datuk Dr Mohd Mydin bin Mohd Musa MD  
Dame Linda Partridge DSc  
Mr Bharat Shah DBA  
Sir Roger Singleton LLD  
Clive Stafford Smith OBE LLD  

2010

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Sir Fazle Hasan Abed KCMG LLD  
Mr Anthony Beevor FRSL DLitt  
Dr Jean J Botti DEng  
Mr Andrew Brownsword DArts  
Mr Toby Churchill DEng  
Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE LLD  
Professor Ian Jamieson LLD  
Dr Simon Thurley LLD  
Midge Ure OBE LLD  
Roger Porkess EdD  
Marcus du Sautoy OBE DSc  

2009

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Mr Craigie Aitchison CBE DArts December 2009
Mr David Bull LLD  
Ms Sue Duncan DSc  
Mr Justin King DBA  
Dr Krisana Kraisintu DSc  
Professor Anthony Rees DSc  
The Hon Mrs Mary Robinson LLD  
Mr Brian Roper MBE DBA  May 2014
Dame Nancy Rothwell LLD  
Mr Martin Sadler DSc  
Mr Ed Smith LLD  
Florence Muringi Wambugu DSc  
Mr William (Bill) Whiteley DEng  

2008

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Mr Nicholas Barton DHealth  
Sir Ian Botham OBE LLD  
Dr Stephen J Charlton DEng  
Dr Stephanie Cook MBE DM  
Professor the Lord Darzi of Denham KBE DEng  
Mr John Grimshaw CBE DEng  
Mr Neil Holloway DSc  
Professor George Lunt OBE DSc  
Ms Joanna Macgregor DMus  
Professor Richard Mawditt OBE LLD  
Sir David McMurtry CBE DEng  
Lord Sainsbury of Turville DSc  
Mr Bob Wigley DBA  

2007

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Professor Michael Dickson MBE DEng  
Dr Ed Gilby DSc  
Sir Julian Horn-Smith LLD  
Dr Stephen Huckvale DEng  
Mr Raymond Kelvin DBA  
Professor Rod Morgan LLD  
Mr James Sherwin LLD  
Mr Sergio Viaggio LLD  
Professor John Willis DSc  

2006

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Sir John Chisholm DEng  
U A Fanthorpe CBE DLitt April 2009
Sir Christopher Gent LLD  
Sir Peter Hall LLD  
The Baroness Kennedy of the Shaws QC EdD  
Lord Joel Joffe LLD  
Sir Terence Matthews DEng  
Dr Raymond Schinazi DSc  
Dame Stephanie Shirley LLD  
Sir David Varney LLD  
Mr Philip Williamson DBA  

2005

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Professor Bruno Buchberger DSc  
Professor Sir Martin Evans FMedSci FRS DSc  
Dr Brian Ford DSc  
Mr Iain Gilmour Gray DEng  
Professor Dame Julia Higgins DBE FRS FREng DSc  
Professor Judith Howard CBE FRS DSc  
Professor Ron Johnston FBA AcSS DLitt  
Sir Stuart Lipton LLD  
Mr Simon Murray CBE LLD  
Dame Cicely Saunders LLD July 2005
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa ONZ AC DBE DMus  
Professor Sir David Watson EdD  
Ms Jacqueline Wilson OBE DLitt  

2004

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Sir David Brown FIEE FREng DEng  
The Rt Hon Dame Elizabeth Butler-Sloss GBE PC LLD  
Mr Michael Eavis DArts  
Dr Adam Hart-Davis DLitt  
Dame Louise N Johnson DBE FRS DSc September 2012
Professor Betty Johnson DSc September 2003
Professor Stephen Lillicrap DSc  
Mr Edward Luttwak LLD  
The Rt Hon Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve CBE FMedSci FBA DLitt  
Mr Luke Rittner DArts  
Dr Horst Schulte DEng  

2003

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Professor Sir Christopher Frayling DArts  
Professor Nigel Hitchin DPhil FRS DSc  
Dr Peter King DMus  
The Rt Rev'd the Lord Bishop of Rochester DLitt  
Ms Sara Parkin OBE LLD  
The Rt Hon The Lord Patten of Barnes CH PC LLD  
Mr Terry Pratchett OBE DLitt  
Mr Jeremy Thring DL LLD  
Professor George Walker OBE EdD  

2002

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Mr Michael Briggs LLD  
The Rt Rev'd Michael Doe LLD  
Professor Malcolm Frazer EdD  
Sir Robert Hill KBE FREng FIMechE DEng  
Dr DeAnne Julius CBE LLD  
Sir John Keegan OBE FRSL DLitt  August 2012
Mr Ken Loach DArts  
Sir Paul Nurse FRS DSc  
Ms Dava Sobel DLitt  

2001

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
The Rt Hon The Lord Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon KBE PC LLD  
Mr David Beeton CBE MA  
Sir CK Chow DEng  
Mr John Coles CB FREng RCNC DEng  
Sir Christopher Evans OBE PhD CBiol FIBiol CChem FRSE DSc  
Dame Rosalyn Higgins DBE JSD FBA QC LLD  
Mr Bob Holman LLD  
Sir Ian McKellen CBE DArts  
Mr Tan Sri Kishu Tirathrai MBA  
Professor David VandeLinde LLD  

2000

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Mr James Dyson CBE DEng  
Professor Trevor Jones CBE FRSC FPS DSc  
Professor Joseph Rykwert DSc  
Dr Donald Turner DSc  
Ms Carol Vorderman MBE MA  

1999

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Ms Anna Coote DLitt  
Mr John Hersee MSc May 2005
Mr Brian Jones MA  
Mr Dick King-Smith OBE MA January 2011
Dame Anita Roddick DBE LLD September 2007
Sir Nigel Wicks GCB CVO CBE LLD  
The Rt Hon The Lord Williamson of Horton GCMG CB LLD  
Mr Jen (B) Tan Sir Dato' Zain Hashim MBA  

1998

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Sir Derek Birkin TD CCMI FRSA LLD  
Yang Berbahgia Datuk Khoo Eng Choo MBA  July 2013
Mr David J M Cornwell DLitt  
Sir Richard Giordano KBE LLD  
Mr Ian Hay Davison CBE LLD  
Mr David Hempleman-Adams OBE MA  
Ms Bel Mooney DLitt  
Dr Aung San Suu Kyi LLD  
The Rt Hon The Lord Simon of Highbury CBE LLD  
The Rt Rev'd Dr James Thompson DLitt September 2003
The Rt Hon The Lord Tugendhat LLD  

1997

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Dr Hanan Ashrawi LLD  
Mrs Celia Bonham Christie MA October 2005
Professor Jean-Pierre Changeu DSc  
Sir Neil Cossons OBE DLitt  
Professor Sir David Davies CBE FRS FREng DSc  
Mr Brian McElney MA  
Mr Anthony Wakefield MA April 1998
Professor Lewis Wolpert CBE DIC FRS FRSL DSc  
Professor Iannis Xenakis DMus February 2001

1996

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Yang Mulia Raja Badiozaman LLD 2001
Sir Bryan Carsberg LLD  
Ms Mary Fedden OBE RA RWA DLitt 2012
Mr Peter Gabriel DMus  
The Rt Hon The Lord Hunt of Chesterton CB FRS DSc  
Sir Ian Hunter DMus September 2003
Mr Nick Park CBE DArts  
Mr George C Porter MA  

1995

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Mr William Bowen MA November 1995
The Rt Hon The Lord Brittan of Spennithorne PC QC DL LLD  
Sir Jack Cater LLD April 2006
The Rt Hon The Lord Lewis of Newnham FRS FRSC DSc July 2014
Mr Colin Maggs MBE MA  
Sir Donald Maitland GCMG OBE LLD August 2010
Lord George Porter DSc LLD September 2002
Dr Anthony Powell DLitt March 2000
Sir Alan Rudge FRS FREng DSc  
Mr Peter Sutherland Hon KCMG LLD  

1994

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Prof Eur Ing Wolfgang Backe DSc  
Ms Emma Kirkby OBE DMus  
The Rt Hon The Lord Mackay of Clashfern KT PC FRSE LLD  
Professor Sir Roger Penrose OM FRS DSc  
Mr Mervyn Peters MA March 2010
Lord David Phillips of Ellesmere DSc February 1999
Dr Richard Roberts DSc  
The Rt Hon The Lord Rogers of Riverside DSc  
Mr Jack Rowell OBE LLD  

1993

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Dr Quazi Faruque Ahmed LLD  
Dr David Fishlock OBE DSc September 2009
Ms Amelia Freedman MBE FRAM DMus  
Sir Denys Henderson KT MA LLB LLD LLD  
Sir Tony Hoare FRS FREng DSc  
Sir Robin Ibbs KBE LLD  July 2014
Mr Edgard Pisani LLD  
Mr Ivor V Powell MA November 2012
Professor Rodney Quayle DSc February 2006
The Hon Raymond Seitz LLD  
Sir Peter Shaffer CBE FRSL DLitt  
Sir John Wills DLitt August 1998

1992

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Professor Ungku Aziz DLitt  
The Rt Rev and Rt Hon The Lord Carey of Clifton PC LLD  
Mrs Marjorie Reeves DLitt December 2003
Professor Peter Scott LLD  
Sir Wilfred Thesiger DLitt August 2003
Professor Klaus Von Klitzing DSc  

1991

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Mr Michael Buerk MA  
Dr Charles Clarke LLD April 2003
The Rt Hon The Lord Cuckney DSc October 2008
Professor Sir Roger Elliott FRS DSc  
Mr Nigel Kennedy DLitt  
Dr Richard Laws CBE FRS DSc  
Sir Robert Malpas CBE FREng FIChemE DSc  
Dr Leonard Medlock LLD April 2013
The Rt Hon Baroness Perry of Southwark LLD  
Dr Whitty Whitmore LLD January 2004

1990

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Dr Alexander Elkin LLD November 2001
Dr Hermann Hauser CBE DSc  
Professor Peter Jost CBE CEng FIMMechE FM DSc  
Dr Geoffrey Kellaway DSc September 2013
Sir Alistair Morton LLD September 2004
Professor John Postgate FRS FIBiol DSc  
Dr Norman Sartorius MD DSc  

1989

Honorary Graduate Degree conferred Deceased
Professor Thomas Benjamin DSc August 1995
Mr John F Coates DSc OBE DSc July 2010
The Rt Hon The Lord Marshall of Knightsbridge LLD July 2012
Professor John Morrison DLitt October 2000
Mrs Barbara Robertson MA April 2002
Mr Alan R Rousell DSc  
The Rt Hon The Earl of Snowdon GCVO LLD  

Honorary Graduates 1966 to 1988