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Each year, the University makes a number of honorary awards that recognise outstanding service to the University, to the City of Birmingham and the West Midlands, or to public or professional life nationally and internationally.
Here we take a look at our Honorary Graduates past and present, across a wide range of professional fields and industries. See more of our Honorary Graduates awarded for their services to:
Honorary Graduates - July 2016
Sir Mike Tomlinson
As Education Commissioner for Birmingham, Sir Mike Tomlinson oversees improvements to education.
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Birmingham-born Adil is best known as the star and creator of the award-winning hit BBC One sitcom ‘Citizen Khan’.
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Managing Director of John Lewis, Andy is also Chair of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).
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Dr Keith Bradshaw is Deputy Lieutenant of the West Midlands and High Sheriff.
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Gillian is a former Turner Prize winner, who created the iconic 'A Real Birmingham Family' sculpture.
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Mark is the Cheif Executive of major Birmingham based engineering firm IMI.
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