Honorary graduates 2016-17

This year, the University will honour some of its alumni, notable individuals from the South West area and key figures who have made a significant contribution within their field and to society, nationally and internationally.


Clare Marx CBE DL

Clare Marx CBE DL, President of the Royal College of Surgeons was honoured in recognition of her services to medicine.


Jeremy Paxman

Jeremy Paxman, journalist, was honoured for his achievements in the field of broadcasting and journalism.


Camilla Hampshire

Camilla Hampshire, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, was honoured for her services to the arts.


John Pullinger CB

John Pullinger, CEO, UK Statistics Authority, was honoured for his outstanding achievements in the field of statistics.


Dr Christine Loh Kung-wai OBE

Dr Christine Loh Kung-wai OBE, JP, was honoured for her outstanding achievements as an environmental campaigner.


Watch the ceremonies

Watch a webcast of our 2016 Summer Graduation Ceremonies.