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.

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Sir Mark Walport FRS FMedSci

Sir Mark Walport FRS FMedSci, Chief Scientific Adviser to HM Government, was honoured for his outstanding achievements in the field of science.

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Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon OBE

Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon OBE, was honoured in recognition of her outstanding achievements as a campaigner for justice.

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Mike Leigh OBE

Mr Mike Leigh OBE, was honoured in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the British film and theatre industry.

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Ms Sigrid Kaag

Ms Sigrid Kaag, Special Coordinator (OPCW) United Nations Joint Mission, was honoured for her outstanding achievements in the field of international development.

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Professor Dame Julia Slingo DBE

Professor Dame Julia Slingo DBE, was honoured for her outstanding achievements in the field of environmental and climate science.

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Watch the ceremonies

Watch a webcast of our 2014 Summer Graduation Ceremonies.