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Honorary doctorates and notable alumni


Honorary doctorates and notable alumni

Honorary Doctorates 

The University of Westminster regularly awards honorary doctorates to exceptionally distinguished individuals on an annual basis. Find out who our latest honorary doctorates are by year.

Notable alumni 

We are home to thousands of alumni throughout the world, including some famous names and faces from the worlds of sport, science, media and more, including:

  • Asif Kapadia, film-maker - BA Film, Video and Photographic Arts
  • Danny Wallace, writer and presenter - BA Media Studies - Broadcast
  • Sir Alexander Fleming, discovered penicillin - Royal Polytechnic Institution
  • Christopher Bailey, chief creative and CEO of Burberry - BA Fashion
  • Quentin Crisp, writer and raconteur (The Naked Civil Servant) - Art classes at PCL
  • Fran Godfrey, BBC Radio 2 newsreader - Certificate in Bi-lingual Secretaries
  • Annie Nightingale MBE, BBC Radio 1 DJ - Diploma in Journalism
  • Kevin Jeremiah, member of the pop group The Feeling - BA Commercial Music
  • Richard Jones, member of the pop group The Feeling - BA Commercial Music
  • Dan Gillespie Sells, member of the pop group The Feeling - BA Commercial Music
  • Paul Stewart, member of the pop group The Feeling - BA Commercial Music
  • Charlie Watts , musician and member of The Rolling Stones - Harrow Art School
  • Colin Charvis, rugby player and former captain of the Welsh national rugby team - PCL
Honorary Degrees

Honorary Degrees

Discover who has received honorary degrees from the University of Westminster.

Notable alumni profiles

Notable alumni profiles

We are home to thousands of alumni throughout the world and some of our alumni are profiled here.