Honorary graduates 2017

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. Read our news story Exeter Chiefs Head Coach among this year’s honorary graduates from University of Exeter.

» Lt Colonel Lucy Giles

Lt Colonel Lucy Giles, College Commander - New College, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, was honoured in recognition of her outstanding achievements in military service.

» Sir Donald McCullin CBE, Hon FRPS

Sir Donald McCullin CBE, Hon FRPS, was honoured for his outstanding achievements in the field of photojournalism.

» Dr Tony Sewell CBE

Dr Tony Sewell CBE, CEO and co-founder, Generating Genius, was honoured for his outstanding achievements in the field of education.

» Lindsey Hilsum

Lindsey Hilsum was honoured for her outstanding achievements as a broadcaster and journalist.

» Mr Rob Baxter

Mr Rob Baxter, Head Coach, Exeter Chiefs, was honoured for his outstanding achievements in the field of professional rugby union.

» Watch the ceremonies

Watch a webcast of our 2017 Summer Graduation Ceremonies.