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-2007 Honorary Graduate List

2007

Honorary Degrees were bestowed on:

  • Jonathan Barnbrook, DUniv

  • Paul Bishop, DUniv

  • Ashley Blake, DUniv

  • Patrick Burns, DUniv

  • Michael Cashman, MEP, DUniv

  • Baroness Shami Chakrabarti, CBE, DUniv

  • Ann Daniels, DUniv

  • Paul Henshall, DUniv

  • Loleita Higgins, MBE, DUniv

  • Oliver James, DUniv

  • Sir Bert Massie, CBE, DUniv (Passed 2017)

  • John M Mohin, OBE, DUniv

  • Nina Nannar, DUniv

  • Elizabeth Parker, DUniv

  • Joan Walley, MP, DUniv

  • Phil Taylor, DUniv

  • Michael Wood, DUniv

2006

Honorary Degrees were bestowed on:

  • Lord Bilimoria of Chelsea, CBE, DL, DUniv

  • Alison Chitty, OBE, DUniv

  • Juliette Ferrington, DUniv

  • Professor Steve Field, CBE, DUniv

  • Frank Gardner, OBE, DUniv

  • Dave Gorman, DUniv

  • Irene Zubaida Khan, DUniv

  • Robin Levien, RDI, DUniv

  • Gloria Mills, CBE, DUniv

  • Neil Morrissey, DUniv

  • Trevor Philips, OBE, DUniv

  • Professor Tom Ruxton, DUniv

  • Councillor David S Smith, DUniv

  • The Lord Stafford DL, ARAgS, DUniv

  • Jan Williams, OBE, DUniv

2005

Honorary Degrees were bestowed on:

  • Lorna Bailey, DUniv

  • Camila Batmanghelidjh, CBE, DUniv

  • Mike Cooke, DUniv

  • Greg Dyke, DUniv

  • Robbie Earle, MBE, DUniv

  • John Giffard, CBE, QPM, DL, DUniv

  • Professor Mike Hughes, DUniv

  • Dr Musharraf Hussainm, DUniv

  • Baroness Helena Kennedy of the Shaws, QC, DUniv

  • David Lowe, DUniv

  • Sir David Lee Pearson, CBE, DUniv

  • Dr Vijay Reddy, DUniv

  • Professor Anthony Sheehan, DUniv

  • Sir Alan Tuckett, OBE, DUniv

  • Jenny Uglow, OBE, DUniv

2004

Pro Chancellor of the University was bestowed upon:

Dr Parmjit Singh

Honorary Degrees were bestowed on:

  • Willie Doherty, DUniv

  • Kevin Farrell, DUniv

  • Farzana Firoz, DUniv

  • Nick Hancock, DUniv

  • Eamonn Holmes, OBE, DUniv

  • Neil McKellar, DUniv

  • Robert Powell, DUniv

  • Dr Lady Ann Redgrave, DUniv

  • Professor Margaret Ross, DUniv

  • Polly Toynbee, DUniv

  • Rt Hon Lord Trefgarne, PC, DUniv

  • Anne Williams, CBE, DUniv

  • Sir Peter Williams, CBE, DUniv

  • Sir Nicholas Wilson, DUniv

2003

Honorary Degrees were bestowed on:

  • Dr Jose Daniel Barquero, DUniv

  • Louise Christian, DUniv

  • James Hawley, DUniv

  • Jon Hill, DUniv

  • Ian McMillan, DUniv

  • Hugh Padley, DUniv

  • Mike Wolfe, DUniv

2002

Honorary Degrees were bestowed on:

  • Professor Sir Christopher Frayling, DUniv

  • Roy Hodgkinson, DUniv

  • Fergal Keane, OBE, DUniv

  • Imran Khan, DUniv

  • Sir Bill Morris, OJ, DUniv

  • Alison Norman, CBE, DUniv

  • Jonathon Porritt, CBE, DUniv

  • Judith Scott, DUniv

  • Adrian Shooter, CBE, DUniv

2001

Honorary Degrees were bestowed on:

  • Derrick Anderson, CBE, DUniv

  • Doug Brown, DUniv

  • Steve Cram, CBE, DUniv

  • Professor Sir Brian Fender, DUniv

  • Baroness Greenfield, CBE, DUniv

  • Kevin Howe, DUniv

  • Doreen Lawrence, OBE, DUniv

  • Sue MacGregor, OBE, DUniv

  • Patricia Morris, Baroness Morris of Bolton, OBE, DUniv

  • Parween Warsi, CBE, DUniv

  • Benjamin Zephaniah, DUniv

2000

Honorary Degrees were bestowed on:

  • Baroness Amos of Brondesbury, LLD

  • Garth Clark, DLitt

  • Barry Cliff, LLD

  • David Goodman, DLitt

  • Dr Robert Hawley, CBE, DTech

  • Mike Leigh, OBE, DLitt

  • David Moorcroft, OBE, DSports

  • Professor Philippe Rollet, DLitt

  • David Scahill, DTech

  • Roger Wright, CBE, DLitt

1999

Honorary Degrees were bestowed on:

  • Claire Curtis-Thomas, MP, DTech

  • Professor Bob Fryer, CBE, DLitt

  • Peter Greenaway, DLitt

  • Dr Philip Hunter, DTech

  • William Hutton, DLitt

  • John Mayock, DSports

  • Stephen Rea, DLitt

1998

Honorary Degrees were bestowed on:

  • Professor Leszek Balcerowicz, DLitt

  • The Lord Anthony Bamford, DTech

  • Marie-Noelle Barton, DTech

  • Professor Sir Robert Burgess, DLitt

  • Peter Cheeseman, CBE, DLitt

  • Sir Stanley Clarke, CBE, DUniv

  • Paulene Collins, OBE, LLD

  • William Frindall, MBE, DTech (Passed 2009)

  • Kenneth Grange, CBE, DLitt

  • Tanni Grey-Thompson, MBE, DSports

  • Bernard Lovatt, DTech

  • Nell McCafferty, DLitt

  • Helen Sharman, OBE, CMG, DSc

  • Imran Sherwani, DSports

1997

Honorary Degrees were bestowed on:

  • Eve Arnold, OBE, DLitt

  • Kate Bellingham, DTech

  • Sir David Calcutt, QC, LLD (Passed 2004)

  • Edward Smith, MUniv

  • President Song Kai Xie, DSc

1996

Honorary Degrees were bestowed on:

  • Sir James Dyson, CBE, DLitt

  • Charles Kelly, LLD

  • Dato Dr Sabree Salleh, DTech

  • Professor P Cochrane, OBE, Dtech 

  • Professor Robert Shannon, DTech

  • Dr Parmjit Singh, DTech

  • Colin Wilkinson, MUniv

1995

Honorary Degrees were bestowed on:

  • Sir Ron Dearing, Baron Dearing, DTech (Passed 2009)

  • Dr Eric Hassall, CBE, DSc (Passed 2018)

  • Ian Lloyd, DTech

  • Ken Loach, DLitt

  • Christopher Marks, MBA (awarded posthumously)

  • Andreas Patsalides, DTech

  • Tom Paulin, DLitt

  • George Rodger, DLitt (Passed 1995)

1994

Honorary Degrees were bestowed on:

  • Baroness David of Romsey, DLitt (Passed 2009)

  • Dr Norman F Elmore, DSc (Passed 2017)

  • Abram Games, OBE, DLitt (Passed 1996)

  • Sir Jack Jacob, QC, LLD (Passed 2000)

  • Sir Stanley Matthews, DSc (Passed 2000)

  • John Pilger, DLitt

  • The Right Honourable The Lord Slynn of Hadley, GBE, PC, LLD (Passed 2009)

  • Dr Dorothy Thompson, DLitt

  • Chin Kon Yeun, DTech

1993

Honorary Degrees were bestowed on:

  • Professor A W Bradley, LLD

  • Sir Arthur Bryan, DLitt (Passed 2011)

  • Susie Cooper, OBE, DLitt (Passed 1995)

  • T E Cowlishaw, LLD

  • Dr J F Dickenson, DTech

  • J J Leach, MJur

  • The Marquis of Queensberry, DLitt

  • Sir Shridath Ramphal, LLD

Honorary Fellowships

The award of Honorary Fellowship, which was bestowed by Staffordshire Polytechnic for the first time in 1986, was for distinguished service to the Polytechnic or the achievement of eminence in any field of activity relevant to the work of the Polytechnic.

Honorary Fellowships were bestowed on the following:

1991

Lord Ashley of Stoke, CH (Passed 2012)
Dame Steve Shirley, DBE
Professor Jack Spence, OBE

1990

The Right Honourable The Lord Prior, PC (Passed 2016)

1988

Sir Richard Bailey, CBE, MUniv
Charles Mitchell, DL

1986

Harold Naylor, MBE
Doris Robinson, CBE, MUniv

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