Honorary Awards are conferred on men and women who have made major contributions to the academic work of the University, or who have earned distinction for their services associated more widely with education, business, culture, creative work or public service. Honorary awards are conferred at faculty ceremonies.
In recognition of his distinguished achievements in the field of business and his outstanding commitment to supporting young people reach their potential through the work of The Aldridge Foundation.
In recognition of her outstanding achievements in the fashion industry and the inspiration she represents to our students as a graduate of the University. Sarah Burton photographed by David Burton.
The award is in recognition of his outstanding contribution to music and for his generous commitment and support of the Manchester city region.
The award acknowledges his outstanding achievements as a television presenter and the accomplishment of many physical challenges. The University is proud to be associated with our successful graduates of which he is an exceptional example.
In recognition of his outstanding contribution to theatre and film as both an acclaimed playwright and director. His creativity and original approach to filmmaking and the arts are of great inspiration to our students. Mike Leigh photographed by Eamonn McCabe.
The award acknowledges his distinguished achievements in the field of social reform and outstanding commitment to the welfare of children. His eminent career is an inspiration for students and graduates of the University.
In recognition of his distinguished achievements throughout his eminent career and his outstanding support of the Manchester city region which is an inspiration to our students, graduates and staff.
The award acknowledges his distinguished achievements in the field of business and his outstanding contribution to Manchester Metropolitan University’s Business School. His generous support of the University is greatly valued by our staff and students.