Women’s Rugby World Cup winner and trailblazer for the sport, Gill Burns MBE, has received the title Honorary Doctor of Science today (Tues) from Edge Hill University.
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 on Wednesday.
On Monday, Liverpool-born comedian and broadcaster Alexei Sayle was made an Honorary Doctor of Literature by Edge Hill University.
Professor Peter Beresford OBE, who collected his honorary doctorate at Edge Hill University today, called on graduates to be advocates for young people and a line of defence for them when needed.
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.
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.
The Right Honourable Baroness Cathy Ashton of Upholland was today made an Honorary Doctor of Edge Hill University in recognition of the powerful influence her international political roles have had in encouraging peace and stability around the world.
Edge Hill will award honorary degrees to ten esteemed figures at its 2016 summer graduation ceremony
Renowned actor Dame Janet Suzman today offered some words of advice to Edge Hill graduands from the Faculty of Arts and Science as she was made an Honorary Doctor of Arts.