Healthcare and graduates from other faculties will also be joined by the University of Hull’s Honorary Graduates this year.
The achievements of honorary graduands include the outstanding work of University of Hull graduate and avid campaigner Jill Clark and sporting legend Carol Thomas BEM who will be recognised with an honorary degree from the University, amongst other impressive individuals.
Jeremy Trevathan, Managing Director at Pan Macmillan, one of the UK’s oldest and largest general book publishers, will also be receiving an honorary degree. He has also been a key supporter of the University’s award-winning LGBTQ+ scholarships for undergraduates, in memory of his former partner Jeremy Round. Read more here.
Alongside University of Hull graduate Praveen Randhawa, who has run several nationwide public education campaigns while being a true champion for diversity and women’s empowerment, as well as Hull-born Maurice Rutherford. Maurice began writing poetry in his mid-50s and he’s since seen great success with his published volumes of work.
Dr Susie Lum and Ben Morrin will also be in attendance to receive their honorary degrees. Dr Susie Lim has worked her way up in nursing and has been greatly awarded by numerous universities and organisations worldwide. Her work is routinely praised due to her leadership commitments in the nursing industry.
Ben Morrin, another University of Hull graduate, is now the Director of Integration at NHS England and he’s leading the design and development of the healthcare system following extensive work in health and public services.
* Operating department practitioners provide care in the operating theatre environment before, during and after surgery.