Honorary graduates 2007–2008

Sally BoxSally Box

The Honorary Degree of Master of Letters is awarded in recognition of Sally Box’s substantial contribution to psychoanalytical studies and practice through the Bridge Foundation, which is consistent with the University’s own mission of service to the community and commitment to knowledge exchange, research and diversity.


Michael FarmerMichael Farmer

The Honorary Degree of Master of Education is awarded in recognition of Michael Farmer’s substantial contribution, particularly through Aimhigher South West, to widening participation in higher education and the improvement of educational prospects and life chances for young people in the West of England.


Suzanne HumeSuzanne Hume

The Honorary Degree of Master of Education is awarded in recognition of Suzanne Hume’s substantial contribution, particularly through Aimhigher South West, to widening participation in higher education and the improvement of educational prospects and life chances for young people in the West of England.


Kenneth LoachKenneth Loach

The Honorary Degree of Doctor of Arts is awarded in recognition of Kenneth Loach’s outstanding contribution to cultural progress and understanding, particularly through film and television work.


Mariella DexterMariella Dexter

The Honorary Degree of Master of Science is awarded in recognition of Mariella Dexter’s substantial contribution to quality improvement in patient services, to the fostering of inter-professional and educational opportunities, both in the NHS Trust and in community settings in Gloucestershire, and to the establishment of a Health and Social Care Education Centre at Hartpury College.


Vanessa FitzgeraldVanessa Fitzgerald

The Honorary Degree of Master of Education is awarded in recognition of Vanessa Fitzgerald’s substantial contribution, particularly through Aimhigher South West, to widening participation in higher education and the improvement of educational prospects and life chances for young people in the West of England.


Professor Terry KnibbProfessor Terry Knibb

The Honorary Degree of Doctor of Technology is awarded in recognition of Professor Terry Knibb’s outstanding contribution to the global development of aerospace engineering and international technology research and development.


Roger ProctorRoger Proctor

The Honorary Degree of Master of Design is awarded in recognition of Roger Proctor’s substantial contribution to the promotion of creative design in South West England, support for the development of young designers, and commitment to the West of England community and the University of the West of England.

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