Honorary Graduates (2016/17)
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 for our 2016/17 ceremonies.
Prof. Charles Craddock
Professor Craddock co-founded Cure Leukaemia in 2003. He is currently Director of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit at Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Tony Hall, Lord Hall of Birkenhead and Director General of the BBC, will receive an honorary doctorate from Birmingham City University, celebrating a 30 year career with the Corporation.
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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