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Former Chancellors of the University
Former Vice-Chancellors of the University
Emeritus Professors
Librarian Emeritus
Honorary Graduates
Honorary Fellows

† Deceased
1Conferred at Writtle
2Conferred at South Essex College
3Conferred jointly with the University of East Anglia
4Conferred at Colchester Institute

Former Chancellors of the University

The Right Honourable Lord Phillips of Sudbury, OBE BA (2003-2013)
The Right Honourable Baron Nolan of Brasted, PC, MA Oxf (1997-2002)
The Right Honourable Sir Patrick Nairne, GCB KCB CB MC, MA LLD DU (1983-1997)
The Right Honourable Lord Butler of Saffron Walden, KG CH, MA Hon DCL HonLLD DU HonLittD (1965-1982)

Former Vice-Chancellors of the University

Professor Colin Riordan, BA PhD (2007-2012)
Professor Sir Ivor Crewe, DU DL MA MSc DLitt AcSS (1995-2007)
Sir Albert Sloman, CBE, MA DPhil DU DLitt (1962-1987)
Professor Martin Harris, CBE, MA PhD LLD DU(1987-1992)
Professor R J Johnston, MA PhD DU (1992-1995) 

Emeritus Professors

D Ades. CBE FBA (Professor of Philosophy and Art History, 1990-2014)
S Anderman, BA CUNY LLB MSc (Professor of Law, 1990-2009)
M Atkinson, BSc MSc PhD (Professor of Linguistics, 1993-2007)
Neil R Baker,  BSc PhD (Professor of Biological Sciences, 1987-2011)
DJ Barber, BSc PhD  FIMMM FInstP (Professor of Physics, 1978-1996)
GA Barnard, MA DSc HonARCS FIMA (Professor of Mathematics, 1966-1977)
E Benton, CertEd BA BPhil PhD (Professor of Sociology, 1992 - 2014)
AR Bergstrom, MCom PhD (Professor of Economics, 1970-1992)
K Bowden BSc PhD DFC (Professor of Chemistry, 1965-2000)
TJM Boyd, BSc PhD CPhys FInstP (Professor of Physics, 1990-2001)
K Boyle, LLB Dip Crim, Barrister (Professor of School of Law, 1989-2010)
RA Brooker, BSc MA ARCS (Professor of Computing Science, 1967-1988)
JG Brotherston, BA PhD (Professor of Literature, 1978-1990)
I Budge, MA PhD (Professor of Government, 1976-2008)
V Callaghan, BEng PhD MIEE MBCS CEng (Professor of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, 2005-2010)
KW Cattermole, BSc (Professor of Telecommunication Systems, 1968-1990)
R Cherry, MA PhD (Professor of Biological Sciences, 1982-2004)
Sir IM Crewe, DU DL MA MSc DLitt AcSS (Professor of Government, 1982-2007)
J Doran, MA (Professor of Computing Science, 1973-2001)
J Dowden, BA MA PhD (Professor of Mathematical Sciences, 1998-2008)
D Elson, BA PhD (Professor of Sociology, 2000-2011)
J Ermisch, PhD MA BS (Professor of Economics, Institute for Social and Economic Research, 1994-2011)
V Fraser, BA MPhil PhD (Professor of Philosophy and Art History, 2001-2014)
M Freeman, BA LLB PhD (Professor of Government, 2013-2014)
DH Fremlin,  BA MA PhD (Professor of Mathematical Sciences, 2003-2011)

M Ghanbari, BSc PhD CEng FIET FIEEE (Professor of Video Networking, 1986-2011)
TRG Gray, BSc PhD (Professor of Biological Sciences, 1977-2002)
M Gordon, PhD DSc FRSE FRSC (Professor of Chemistry, 1967-1984)
B Hadfield, LLB LLM PhD (Professor of Law, 1994-2011)
T Hall, BSc PhD (Professor of Biological Sciences, 1999-2007)
C Hamilton, LLB Barrister (Professor of Law, 2001-2011)
M Hawksford, BSc PhD DSc CEng FIEE FAES FIOA (Professor of Electronic Systems Engineering, 1994-2011)
I Henning, BSc PhD FIET FInstP CEng CPhys (Professor of Electronic Systems Engineering, 2002-2011)

AR Holt, MA DPhil  (Professor of Mathematics, 1967-2004)
M Iversen, BA Cum Laude MLitt PhD (Professor of Art History, 2014)
E Laclau Lic PhD (Professor of Government, 1992-2008)
S Lavington, MSc PhD Ceng FBCS FIEE (Professor of Computing Science, 1986-2002)
L Lind, BSEE MSEE PhD CEng FIEE SMIEEE (Professor of Computing and Electronic Systems, 1988-2008)
A Livingstone, MA PhD (Professor of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies, 1992-2009)
D Lockwood, BSc (Econ) PhD  MA FBA CBE (Professor of Sociology, 1968-2001)
R Loudon, MA DPhil  FRS (Professor of Physics, 1967-2007)
J Lubbock, BA MA (Professor of Art History, 1999-2012)
M O'Mahony, BSc PhD CEng MIEE SMIEEE (Professor of Electronic Systems Engineering, 1991-2007)
R Massara, BA PhD CEng FIET SMIEEE (Deputy Vice-Chancellor, 2003-2011)
DH McKay, BA MA PhD (Professor of Government, 1991-2013)  

R Meddis, BA PhD (Professor of Psychology, 1993-2011)
F Millard, BA MA PhD (Professor of Government, 2011)
David B Nedwell, BSc PhD (Professor of Biological Sciences, 1992-2011)
John Norton, BSc PhD (Professor of Biological Sciences, 2000-2013)
G Pearson, BA (Professor of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies, 1974-2010)

KJ Plummer, BSc PhD (Professor of Sociology, 1995-2006)
TJ Parker, BSc PhD CPhys FInstP (Professor of Physics, 1991-2005)
M Podro, CBE, MA PhD, FBA (Professor of Art History and Theory, 1969-1997)
A Radford, BA PhD (Professor of Language and Linguistics 2014)
V Randall, BA MSc PhD (Professor of Government, 2000-2011)

J Richmond, BA MSc (Professor of Economics, 1985-2006)
B Ridley, BSc PhD FRS (Professor of Physics, 1984-2007)
IM Roca, LicenDer LicenFilRom MA PhD (Professor of Language and Linguistics 1997-2005)
D Rose, FRSA BA PhD (Professor of Institute of Social and Economic Research 1993-1996, Professor of Sociology, 1996-2009)
M Sellens, PhD (Professor of Biological Sciences, 2010-2012)
Sir A Sloman, CBE MA DPhil DU DLitt (Vice-Chancellor, 1962-1987)
SRP Smith, BA MA DPhil MInstP (Professor of Physics, 1999-2006)
A Spicer, BA LèsL (Professor of Language and Linguistics, 1970-1983)
M Tatham, BA PhD (Professor of Linguistics, 1976-2007)
A Terry, MA (Professor of Literature, 1973-1993)
P Thompson, MA DPhil, (Professor of Sociology, 1988-2007)
R Turner, BSc PhD MA (Professor of Logic and Computation, 1983-2011)
P Vergo, MA PhD (Professor of Art History, 2014)

J White, BA PhD (Professor of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies, 2005-2009)
Mike T Wilson, BSc MSc PhD (Professor of Biological Sciences, 2011)

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Librarian Emeritus

P Long, MA (Librarian, 1963-1978)

 

Honorary Graduates

[A]  [B]  [C]  [D]  [E]  [F]  [G]  [H]  [J]  [K]  [L]  [M]  [N]  [O]  [P]  [Q]  [R]  [S]  [T]  [U [V]  [W]

The Honorary Degree of Doctor of the University of Essex was conferred on:
 

[A]

Professor Thomas Adès (2004)
Baroness Professor Heleh Afshar OBE AcSS(2011)
Dr David Elliston Allen, MA, PhD (1995)
Sir Geoffrey Allen, FRS (1986)
The Rt Hon the Lord Alport, PC TD DL (1997)
Theodoros Angelopoulos (2001)
The Rt Hon the Lord Annan, OBE MA DLitt, FRHistS (1967)
Dame Margaret Joan Anstee, DCMG BA BSc MA (1994)
The Hon Mrs Justice Arden, DBE (1997)
Dr John Ashdown-Hill, PhD FSA FRHistS (2014)
Sir John Ashworth, PhD (2011)
1Phil Askew (2012)
Sir Michael Francis Atiyah, MA PhD FRS (1985)
Sir David Frederick Attenborough, CBE MA FRS (1987)
3Gary Avis (2011)

[B]

The President of Chile, Her Excellency Michelle Bachelet (2008)
Baroness Joan Bakewell DBE (2011)
Helen Bamber OBE (1998)
1Alan Barber (2005)
Professor Anthony Barnes Atkinson, MA, FBA (1995)
Professor Alan D Baddeley, FRS (1999)
Professor George A Barnard, MA DSc HonARCS FIMA (1994)
Roderic Barrett (1997)
Derek Donald Barron (1989)
Professor Sir David Robert Bates (1989)
Edward Bawden, CBE RA (1974)
Sir Terence Norman Beckett, KBE DL Dsc DSc (Econ) DTech FEng FIMechE (1995)
John Bercow, MP BA (2010)
Leila Berg (1999)
Sir Timothy Berners-Lee (1998)
The Right Honorable the Lord Bingham, PC MA (1997)
Professor Jean Fernand Pierre Blondel, BLitt (1992)
Ronald Blythe (2002)
Geoffrey William Bone, MA (1991)
Sir Peter Bonfield, CBE FIEE FBCS FCIM FREng FEng (2001)
1John Brookes (2006)
1Joseph Borg (2003)
Sir Michael Brady, PhD FEng FIEE (1996)
3Jo Brand (2009)
Sir Nicholas Bratza, (2005)
†William John Bray, CBE, CEng MSc (Eng), FIEE FCGI (1976)
3Liam (Billy) Brennan (2008)
The Rt Hon the Lord Braybrooke (2000)
Sir Samuel Brittan (1994)
Professor Joseph Brodsky (1989)
Professor Hugh Brogan (2007)
Professor Ralph Anthony Brooker, MA BSc ARCS (1990)
1John Brookes, (2006)
Trevor Brooking, CBE (2001)
Nick Broomfield (2006)
Arthur Frederick James Brown, MA DipEd (1976)
Professor George Brown, OBE, FBA (2002)
3June Brown MBE (2011)
Alan Bullard (2008)
The Rt Hon the Lord Bullock, Kt MA DLitt FBA Chev Légion d'Honneur (1992)
3Christopher Bushby (2013)
David Edgeworth Butler, CBE, MA DPhil (1993)

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[C]

Henry Thomas Cadbury-Brown, OBE, RA, AA Dip Hons, FRIBA Hon FRCA 1989)
Mark James Walter Cameron, HonDLitt (1978)
Sir Andrew Hunter Carnwath, KCVO DL (1983)
The Rt Hon the Lord Carrington, KCMG MC (1983)
Sir Bryan Carsberg, MSc (Econ), MA (Econ) Hon ScD Hon DLitt (1995)
1The Rt Hon the Lord Carter BLitt FRAgS (1998)
Professor Kenneth William Cattermole, BSc CEng MIEE (1992)
Shami Chakrabarti, CBE (2006)
Beth Chatto, OBE (1988)
4Saskia Clark (2013)
Professor Richard Charles Cobb, CBE FBA (1981)
Dr Shirin Chaudhury MP, PhD LLB LLM (2014)
3Simon Clegg CBE OBE (2011)
Professor Peter Cochrane, BSc MSc PhD DSc FEng FIEE Professor Sir FIEEE (1996)
Professor Stanley Cohen, PhD, FBA (2003)
Professor Linda Colley, FBA (2004)
†Professor Patrick Collinson, CBE FBA (2000)
Sheila Gillian Colvin, Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres FRSA (1994)
Alastair Cook, MBE (2013)
Richard Cooke, MA Dip Ed (1996)
Dr Radhika Coomaraswamy (2004)
†Sir Alan Howard Cottrell, ScD FRS (1982)
1Jill Cowley (2004)
2Danny Crates
Professor Sir Ivor Crewe (2009)
3David John Croft OBE (2010)
Philip Crummy (2008)
:3Lord Roger Cunliffe, RIBA (2008)
Lord David Currie, BSc MSocSci PhD (2014)

[D]

Elizabeth David, OBE (1979)
Professor Donald Alfred Davie, MA PhD, FBA FRSL (1990)
The Rt Hon John Emerson Harding Davies, MBE, FCA, DTech (1967)
Sir Robin Day, MA Hon LLD (1988)
Dr Kenneth George Denbigh, MA PhD DSc FRIC FRS (1968)
Professor Jacques Derrida, LesL Dipd'EtSup DPh DrEtat Officier Des Palmes Académiques (1987)
†Philippe Arthur de Seynes (1982)
1L B Dillingham (2001)
Mr David Dimbleby (2005)
James Dodds (2007)
3Jimmy Doherty PhD (2010)
†Sir John Francis Donaldson, MA (1983)
†Professor Mary Douglas, DPhil FBA (1992)
Professor Jacques Drèze, PhD (1980)
Professor Greg Duncan (1999)
1Peter Dury (2002)
Lord (John) Dyson (2013)

[E]

Mr John Elkington, BA MPhil (2014)
Professor Sir Roger James Elliott, MA DPhil DSc FRS (1993)
Frederick George Emmison, MBE FSA FRHistS (1971)
3Lady Clare Euston (2008)
Dee Evans (2008)
George Ewart Evans, BA (1982)
Sir William Vincent John Evans, GCMG MBE QC MA BCL (1986)

[F]

†Professor Samuel Edward Finer, MA DLitt (1982)
1John Brian Finney CBE (1999)
Sir Denis Forman, OBE, DUniv, DL (1986)
Joanna Katharine Foster (1993)
Christina Agnes Lilian Foyle (1975)
Professor Jean Franco, PhD (1992)
†Professor Carlos Fuentes, DLitt LLD (1987)

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[G]

William John Poulton Maxwell Garnett, CBE, MA (1977)
Professor Charles Garraway, CBE (2012)
Dr Hans-Dietrich Genscher, (1993)
John Alexander Georgiadis (Gabrieli Quartet) (1990)
The Rt Hon the Lord Gilmour, PC (1995)
†The Rt Hon the Lord Gladwyn, GCMG GCVO CB, DCL (1974)
Dame Evelyn Glennie OBE (1998)
Dr Andrei Vladimir Gnezdilov, MD PhD (2001)
†Sir Ernst Hans Josef Gombrich, OM CBE MA PhD FBA FSA (1977)
Professor Julia Goodfellow CBE (2004)
Elinor Goodman (2000)
Bill Gore (2012)
Colonel Richard Bennett Gosling, OBE MA CEng FIMechE (1993)
William W Gould (2005)
Victor William Gray, MA (1993)
3Professor Chris Green (2009)
Professor Germaine Greer, PhD (2003)
4Steve Groves (2010)
The Hon Anthony Roy Gubbay, BA MA LLM (1994)
Orla Guerin (2002)
1Sally Gunnell, OBE (2010)

[H]

The Right Honorable Baroness Brenda Hale of Richmond, DBE (2005)
Dr Elizabeth Hall, MBE MB BS, MRCS LRCP DRCOG, JP (1996)
3Professor David Hall (2009)
Sir Peter Reginald Frederick Hall, KT CBE MA Hon DLitt Chevalier de L'Orde des Arts et des Lettres (1995)
The Rt Hon the Earl of Halsbury, BSc DTech FRIC FIP FRS (1968)
Charles Handy (2000)
1Lord Hanningfield (2004)
Brian Hanrahan, BA (1990)
1Jerry Harpur (2004)
Professor Sir Martin Best Harris, CBE MA PhD LLD (1993)
Wilson Harris (1996)
Ralph David Hart, OBE BSc CPhys MInstP (1995)
Anthony Keith Harvey, FRAM (Gabrieli Quartet) (1990)
The Rt Hon the Lord Haskins (2000)
Ray Hawes, OBE (1997)
Ian Hay (2009)
Professor Rosalyn Higgins, JSD, QC (1996)
Lindsey Hilsum (2004)
Charles Antony Richard Hoare, MA CertStats HonDSc FRS (1991)
1Penelope Hobhouse (2003)
Professor Eric Hobsbawm, BA PhD FBA (1996)
2Jan Hodges, OBE BA MA (2012)
Dame Patricia Hodgson, CBE, MA LRAM (2001)
1Jane Holderness-Roddam LVO (2001)
Imogen Holst, FRCM (1968)
1Jeremy Hulme (2012)
Sir John Austin Hungerford Leigh Hoskyns, HonDSc (1987)
3Tim How (2008)
1Jeremy Hulme (2012)
Professor Robert Arthur Humphreys, OBE MA PhD DLitt (1973)
Baroness James of Holland Park, OBE FRSL JP (1996)

[J]

4Richard Jacques (2013)
Sir Alex Jarratt, CB DL (1997)
Sir George Rowland Jefferson, Hon BSc, FEng Hon FIMechE FRAeS FBIM FCGI FRSA (1985)
The Rt Hon Roy Harris Jenkins, BA HonDPhil (1978)
Ian Douglas Jewel, ARCM (Gabrieli Quartet) (1990)
Hugh Johnson, OBE (1998)
Professor Ron Johnston, MA PhD (1996)
Professor Stephen Jones (1999)
3Lady Barbara Judge, BA JD (2008)
2Phill Jupitus (2010)

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[K]

Kenji Kawakatsu, Blue Ribbon Medal of Japan, Commander of the Order of the Crown of Belgium (1991)
Lucy Kellaway (2012)
1Paul Kelly (2012)
Maurice George Kendall, MA ScD FBA (1968)
3William Kendall, DL (2011)
1John Kerr (2002)
Professor Tom Kilburn, CBE MA PhD DSc, FIEE FRS (1968)
Professor Sir Hans Leo Kornberg, MA PhD DSc ScD FIBiol FRS (1979)
Sergie Kovalev (1996)

[L]

Hanif Lalani, OBE BA (2010)
Baroness Martha Lane-Fox, CBE (2014)

The Rt Hon the Lord Leatherland, OBE  JP DL (1973)
†Professor Ilse Lehiste, MA PhD (1977)
Rosamond Nina Lehmann, CBE (1988)
Mike Leigh, OBE (2002)
Annie Lennox, OBE (2013)
Leah Sarah Levin, BA(SocSc) BSc(Econ) (1992)
Paul Lewis (2013)
Admiral Sir Andrew Mackenzie Lewis, KCB (1990)
John Frederick Norman Lewis (1987)
Daniel Libeskind (1999)
Professor Denise Lievesley, CBE (2013)
Professor Sir Michael James Lighthill, BA DSc FRAeS FRS (1967)
Professor Richard Lipsey, BA MA PhD Order of Canada FRSC, Fellow Econometric Society (1996)
Professor the Baroness Lister, CBE FBA AcSS (2012)
Professor David Lockwood, CBE BSc PhD (2001)
Ignacio Duran Loera (2011)
†Professor Hugh Christopher Longuet-Higgins, MA DPhil DUniv FRS FRSE (1981)
Dora Love (2009)
†Joseph Marie Antoine Hubert Luns, HonGCMG HonCH DCL (1974)

[M]

Richard Mabey (2007)
Professor Alasdair MacIntyre, BA MA HonDHL DLit (1990)
Graça Machel (1997)
Ian Marks, CBE DL (2004)
Geoffrey Haward Martin, CBE, MA DPhil (1989)
Ian Martin, MA (Cantab) (2003)
Sir Leslie Martin, MA PhD LLD FRIBA (1976)
Neil McArthur, BSc (2009)
The Rt Revd Thomas McMahon (1991)
†Professor James Edward Meade, CB, MA DSc Econ FBA (1975)
3Robert Mee (2010)
†Sir Robert Edgar Megarry, PC MA LLD HonLLD FBA (1991)
Kenneth Mellanby, CBE, BA PhD ScD HonDSc (1980)
Sir Harry Work Melville, KCB PhD DSc LLD DCL DTech FRIC FRS (1975)
Tim Melville-Ross, CBE FCIS FRSA CIMgt FCIB (2008)
3Elizabeth Milburn, MBE (2010)
Sir Keith Mills, GBE DL (2013)
3Mick Mills, MBE (2013)
Professor Robin Milner, FRS FRSE (2000)
Dame Helen Mirren, DBE (2004)
Nuala Mole, BA (2009)
George Monbiot (2007)
3Dr Mike More CBE (2009)
3Canon Peter Mortimer, MBE (2009)
The Honorable Mr Justice Erik Mose (2007)
Professor Sir Nevill Francis Mott, MA DSc FRS (1978)
Chris Mullin (2011)
James Murphy, BA (2013)

3Mark Murphy (2010)
The Rt Hon the Lord Murray KCB BSc PhD BLitt MA LLD DCL DLitt DUniv FDSRCS (1971)

[N]

Sir Patrick Dalmahoy Nairne, GCB  KCB CB MC MA LLD (1983)
1Sir Charles David Naish DL Hon DSc FRAgS (1998)
John Northcote Nash, CBE RA (1967)
Cyril Ndebele (2001)
Alexander Sutherland Neill, MA MED LLD (1971)
Professor Howard Newby, CBE (2000)
Freda Gladys Newcombe, MA, DPhil FBPS (1995)
The Rt Hon the Lord Nolan, PC QC (1996)

[O]

Brian Oakley CBE MA (1998)
1William Edgar (Bill) Oddie (2006)
Ben Okri, OBE, FRSL (2002)
3Henry Olonga (2013)
Baroness Onora O'Neill, CH CBE BA MA PhD, FBA (1996)
Professor Susie Orbach, (2004)
Professor Sir John O'Reilly, FREng FIEE (2004)
Brendan Joseph O'Reilly (Gabrieli Quartet) (1990)
The Right Honorable Sir Philip Otton, PC (2006)
Anne Owers, DBE CBE (2006)

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[P]

Baron Parekh of Kingston-upon-Hull, BA MA PhD
†Tony Parker (1994)
Sir Peter Neville Luard Pears, CBE FRCM HonRAM DUniv DLitt DMus (1981)
1Anthony Peel (2003)
Sir Roger Penrose, BSc PhD FRS (1996)
Jack Petchey, OBE (2008)
4Grayson Perry (2012)
Professor Sir David Chilton Phillips, PhD FRS (1983)
1Peter Philpot (2010)
Karen Pickering, MBE (2007)
Jan Jaroslav Pinkava, BSc PhD (2014)
John Egerton Christmas Piper, CH DLitt HonRIBA HonARCA (1984)
Professor Sir Christopher Pissarides, BA, MA, PhD (2012)
2Tony Pitcher, BA BSc MSc MIoD FRSA (2003)
The Baroness Platt of Writtle, CBE DL MA HonDSc CEng FRAES HonFIMechE (1985)
†Professor Michael Podro, CBE, FBA (2000)
Kwok Yue Ellen Poon, BSc PhD (2012)
Jonathon Espie Porritt, BA (1991)
Peter Preston, BA HonDLitt (1994)
4David Priest, CEng FIMechE Hon Fellow (2010)

[Q]

Professor Sir Randolph Quirk, DLitt LLD, FBA (1986)

[R]

Dr Oliver Rackham (2000)
Katherine Rake, OBE (2010)
Sir Shridath Surendranath Ramphal, CMG QC SC (1980)
3Kirsten Rausing (2008)
Alan Rawsthorne, CBE DMus (1971)
Gail Rebuck, CBE BA (2001)
Alec Harley Reeves, CBE ACGI DIC FIEE (1971)
†Karel Reisz, BA (1979)
Ruth Barbara Rendell, HonDLitt FRSL (1990)
Griff Rhys Jones (2010)
Tony Rich, BSc MA MSc PhD (2012)
Doug Richard, BA, Juris Doctor, FRSA (2009)
John Edgell Rickword, MC (1978)
Professor Colin Riordan, BA PhD (2014)
3Angela Rippon, OBE (2013)
Brian Norman Roger Rix, CBE HonMA (1984)
Derek Harry Roberts, CBE FEng FRS (1988)
Mary Robinson (1999)
3Sir Stuart Rose (2009)
Hon Miriam Rothschild, CBE FRS (1999)
Sir John Archibald Ruggles-Brise, BT CB OBE TD JP (1980)
The Baroness Ryder of Warsaw, CMG OBE (1993)

[S]

Oscar Arias Sanchez, MA PhD (1988)
Professor Simon Schama, CBE (2006)
†Dame Cicely Mary Strode Saunders, DBE FRCP (1983)
Sir Robin Saxby, FREng BEng (2003)
1John Scott (2002)
The Right Honorable Lord Justice Stephen Sedley (2007)
Professor Amartya Kumar Sen, PhD DLitt DSc (1984)
Sir Nicholas Serota, Kt (2002)
Professor George Hugh Nicholas Seton-Watson, CBE DLitt FBA (1983)
2Sandie Shaw (2013)
†Sir Albert Edward Sloman, CBE, MA DPhil DU DLitt (1988)
†The Rt Hon the Lord Slynn of Hadley, PC BA MA LLB QC (2001)
Dr Charles Saumarez Smith, CBE (2005)
Professor Dorothy E Smith (2005)
1Guy Smith (2008)
1Wol and Sue Staines (2010)
Sir Kier Starmer KCB QC LLB BCL (2011)
Rosie Stancer (2012)
Alison Steadman, OBE (2003)
Sir Andrew Alexander Steel Stark, KCMG CVO DL (1990)
Sir Sigmund Sternberg, OStJ KCSG JP (1996)
Juliet Stevenson, CBE (2009)
Sir Nigel Edward Strutt, TD DL DSc (1981)
Sir John Sulston, Kt; PhD FRS (2002)
Dr Derrick Swartz BA MA PhD (2008)
William Henry Swinburne, OBE DMus (1975)

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[T]

John Edward Tabor, OBE, MA, DL (1984)
3Professor Bill Tancred MBE (2008)
Sir William Taylor, Kt, CBE (2004)
1Blythe Tait (1999)
1Alan Titchmarsh (1999)
Stewart Till, CBE (2006)
John Toland, BSc, DSc, Hon DSc, FRS, FRSE (2009)
1William Tomlins (2012)
Professor Peter Brereton Townsend, BA (1990)
Polly Toynbee (1999)
Lord Triesman of Tottenham (2010)
Rose Tremain, CBE, FRSL (2006)
Dominique Tropeano (2007)
Laura Trott, OBE (2013)
His Honour Judge Stephen Tumim, MA (1995)
Sir John Tusa (2006)
Sarah Tyacke CB, (2005)

[U]

Brian Edward Urquhart, MBE (1981)

[V]

3Rosie Varley, OBE (2009)

[W]

The Rt Revd John Waine, KCVO (2002)
Derek Walcott (2008)
1Christine Walkden (2010)
Professor Sir Frederick Edward Warner, BSc HonDTech HonDSc, FIMechE FRS (1992)
3Ruth Watson (2010)
The Baroness Warnock, DBE, MA BPhil (1985)
Professor Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson, BSc PhD HonDSc, FRS (1989)
James Hardy Wilkinson, MA ScD, FRS FIMA (1977)
The Rt Hon Professor Shirley Williams (Baroness Williams of Crosby), MA DLitt (1994)
†Professor Sir Colin St John Wilson, RA (1998)
Sir James Harold Wilson, KG OBE, MA DCL LLD DTech FRS (1967)
Professor Arthur John Terence Dibben Wisdom, MA (1978)
4Kath Wood (2012)
The Baroness Wootton of Abinger, CH, MA LLD DLitt DUniv (1976)

[Y]

David Yates, BA (2012)
3Baroness Barbara Thomas Young (2008)

 

Honorary Fellows

Honorary Fellowships of the University were awarded to:

3Celia Anderson BSc MSc MBA (2011)
Allan Blundell MIAM, MBIM (2008)
Michael Butler (2002)
1Tony Clark (2004)
Moira Collett, BA (2009)
Nicola Colston (2011)
1Ian Frood (2004)
Professor Tim Gray (2003)
Nicholas Hare (2007)
3Terry Hunt, BA (2011)
Alan Jordan, DL (2005)
Derek Lewis, MA MSc CIMgt (2010)
Dave Lyons (2010)

3Dr Akmal Makhdum (2011)
3Yvonne Mason (2011)
Sir Robin Mountfield KCB BA(2008)
Andrew Nightingale, FRICS (2014)
John Oliver, BSc PhD (2009)
Christopher Pertwee, DL (2006)
3Nigel Pickover (2011)
Auriol Stevens, BA FRSA (2013)
Rosy Stamp, LCSLT MEd (2012)

Professor Jim Richmond, MA MSc(2007)
Stanley Thomson, CBE (2002)
 

†Deceased

1Conferred at Writtle College

2Conferred at South Essex College

3Conferred jointly with the University of East Anglia

4Conferred at Colchester Institute

 

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