UNIVERSITY OF TEESSIDE DLitt: Peter Townsend, emeritus professor of social policy at the University of Bristol.
LLM: Maurice Sutherland, Labour leader of Cleveland County Council, 1973-77 and 1981-85.
MA: Wendy Craig, actress; Hannah Hauxwell, television personality.
MLitt: Steve Bell, cartoonist.
MSc: Alistair Hunter, UK manufacturing services director at Cummins Engine Company Ltd.
THE CHICHESTER INSTITUTE OF HIGHER EDUCATION DLit: Patrick Garland, artistic director of the Chichester Festival Theatre (1981-84) and television/theatre, writer and broadcaster.
SOUTH BANK UNIVERSITY Doctor of Laws: Desmond Mpilo Tutu, archbishop of Cape Town; Emeka Anyaoku, secretary general of the Commonwealth; Allen Sheppard, chairman Grant Metropolitan; Pauline Perry, president of Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge.
UNIVERSITY OF BRADFORD DLitt: Alan Ayckbourn, playwright and theatre director; Edith Penrose, economist.
DSc: Roger Falconer, associate adviser to the British Council's training design group and head of the department of civil engineering.
LONDON GUILDHALL UNIVERSITY DLitt: Christopher Rowley, television executive and member of the advisory board of the university's Sir John Cass faculty of of arts, design and manufacture.
MA: Robin Buchanan-Dunlop, clerk of the Goldsmiths' Company and chairman of the lead body developing NVQs for the jewellery industry.