UNIVERSITY OF ULSTER. DLitt: William Clinton, president of the United States of America.
Hon.degrees: Louis Blom-Cooper, appeal court judge; S. Poyntz, former bishop of Connor.
UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH
Honorary doctorate in disability studies: Rachel Hurst, director of Disability Awareness in Action, for her pioneering work with disability organisations.
UNIVERSITY OF KEELE
DLitt: Stuart Hall, professor of sociology at the Open University; Moray Stewart, second permanent under-secretary at the Ministry of Defence.
DMus: Elgar Howarth, conductor and composer.
Hon. canon: Ned Binks, principal of Chester College.
NOTTINGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY
MEd: Arthur Foster, former academic registrar at the university.