Honorary graduates 2014-15
This year, the University honoured 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.
Sir Mark Walport FRS FMedSci, Chief Scientific Adviser to HM Government, was honoured for his outstanding achievements in the field of science.
Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon OBE, was honoured in recognition of her outstanding achievements as a campaigner for justice.
Mr Mike Leigh OBE, was honoured in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the British film and theatre industry.
Ms Sigrid Kaag, Special Coordinator (OPCW) United Nations Joint Mission, was honoured for her outstanding achievements in the field of international development.
Professor Dame Julia Slingo DBE, was honoured for her outstanding achievements in the field of environmental and climate science.