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Honorary graduates 2022

This year, the University is honouring 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 Inspiring diversity and refugee campaigners and pioneering media and election experts amongst those being honoured at University of Exeter graduation ceremonies

Honorary graduates

» Professor Hans Joachim Schellnhuber CBE

Professor Hans Joachim Schellnhuber CBE, will be honoured in recognition of his outstanding contribution in the fields of climate change and earth system science.

» Lyse Doucet CN, OBE

Lyse Doucet CM, OBE, will be honoured for her outstanding achievements in the field of broadcast journalism and as an international correspondent.

» Krishnan Guru-Murthy

Krishnan Guru-Murthy will be honoured in recognition of his outstanding achievements in the field of journalism.

» Kamila Shamsie FRSL

Kamila Shamsie FRSL will be honoured for her outstanding achievements as a writer and novelist.

» Dolly Alderton

Dolly Alderton will be honoured for her outstanding achievements as an author and journalist.

» Watch the ceremonies

Watch a webcast of our 2022 Summer Graduation Ceremonies.