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.

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Clare Marx CBE DL

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

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Jeremy Paxman

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

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Camilla Hampshire

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

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John Pullinger CB

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

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Dr Christine Loh Kung-wai OBE

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

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Watch the ceremonies

Watch a webcast of our 2016 Summer Graduation Ceremonies.