Dame Sue Ion

Dame Sue Ion who is keen to encourage more young people into science and engineering careers addressed graduands as she collected her honorary degree from Edge Hill University on 21 July 2017.

Francesca Halsall

Olympic swimmer Francesca Halsall gave Edge Hill Sport graduands some top tips from her career in elite sport at their graduation ceremony on Wednesday.

Alexei Sayle

On Monday, Liverpool-born comedian and broadcaster Alexei Sayle was made an Honorary Doctor of Literature by Edge Hill University.

Marc Almond

Singer-songwriter Marc Almond had some inspirational words for graduating students on Tuesday as he accepted an Honorary Doctorate in Philosophy from Edge Hill University.

Chris Chibnall

Chris Chibnall, who later this year becomes Showrunner for the BBC’s Doctor Who, visited Edge Hill University on Monday to receive an Honorary Doctorate in Literature.

David Morrissey

BAFTA nominated actor David Morrissey was recognised for his ongoing contribution to UK drama, television and film by being awarded an Honorary Doctor of Arts by Edge Hill University.

Classical pianist Paul Lewis CBE

Internationally regarded as one of the leading musicians of his generation, classical pianist Paul Lewis received an Honorary Doctorate of Arts from Edge Hill University at a ceremony held on the campus. Recently appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours, Paul has consolidated his reputation as […]

Conductor John Rigby

St Helens-born conductor John Rigby was awarded Honorary Doctor of Arts by Edge Hill University in July 2016.

Colin Parry OBE and Wendy Parry OBE

Colin and Wendy Parry were awarded with Honorary Doctors of Education by Edge Hill University for their efforts in promoting peace and community education in the wake of a family tragedy. On 20 March 1993, Colin and Wendy’s 12 year old son, Tim was involved in an IRA bombing attack in Warrington, and died four […]