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Honorary Graduates

Since 1966 the University of Bradford has awarded Honorary Degrees and Fellowships to outstanding individuals in recognition of their academic work and endeavour, their contribution to their chosen profession or field of activity, their contribution to the University, City or wider region, and their ability to act as a role model reflecting the University’s values.

Our latest honorary Graduates

Nominations for Honorary Awards

Nominations for honorary degrees and fellowships should be submitted using the form at the bottom of the page.

Please note you will not receive feedback on your nomination due to the sensitive and confidential nature of the honorary awards process.

All nominations are dealt with in the strictest confidentiality which will be maintained at all times. Nominations can be made at any time and will be considered by the University Honorary Degrees Committee who review all nominations received and make recommendations to Senate and Council for formal approval.

Forthcoming dates for submission and the Honorary Degrees Committee are;

Submission DeadlineHonorary Degrees Committee Date
23 August 2019 16 September 2019
7 May 2020 1 June 2020

The nomination of candidates with a demonstrable record of achievement in areas which align with the University’s key strategic objectives (Excellence, Internationalisation, Equality and Diversity and Sustainability) and academic themes (Advanced Healthcare, Innovative Engineering and Sustainable Societies) are particularly welcome.

If you have any questions about the nominations process please feel free to email Freda Sharkey, Deputy Secretary.

Honorary Degree Nomination Form