Each of the recipients was recognised by Edge Hill for their contributions to society that resonate with the University’s values, teaching and research.
Olympic swimmer Francesca Halsall gave Edge Hill Sport graduands some top tips from her career in elite sport at their graduation ceremony this morning.
St Helens-born Ray French MBE – who represented his country at international level in both rugby union and rugby league and combined his sport and media careers with a 34-year teaching career – was made an Honorary Doctor of Arts at Edge Hill University today.
Singer-songwriter Marc Almond had some inspirational words for graduating students today as he accepted an Honorary Doctorate in Philosophy from Edge Hill University.
Day two of graduations will see students from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences pick up their degree awards in Performing Arts, Computer Science and Geography. Students from the Faculty of Education will also receive their degree awards in Primary and Secondary Initial Teacher Training.
A talented young filmmaker whose films have already won two prestigious awards graduated from Edge Hill University today with first class honours in Film Studies.
Liverpool-born comedian and broadcaster Alexei Sayle was today made an Honorary Doctor of Literature by Edge Hill University.
Chris Chibnall, who later this year becomes Showrunner for the BBC’s Doctor Who, visited Edge Hill University this morning to receive an Honorary Doctorate in Literature.
A young carer since the age of 11, Jodie Williams has devoted much of her time to looking after her mother, and has still managed to graduate from Edge Hill University today with a First Class Honours degree.
Honorary doctorates will be conferred on seven individuals during Edge Hill University’s graduation ceremonies at the Ormskirk campus between Monday 17th and Friday 21st July, 2017.