UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE. DUniv: Tessa Blackstone, master of Birkbeck College, London; Hiroyuki Yoshikawa, professor and president of Tokyo University.
DLitt: James McMillan, composer.
DBA: Ralph Robins, chairman of Rolls Royce plc; William Purves, group chairman of HSBC Holdings plc (Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank).
UMIST. Roland Smith, former professor of marketing and chairman of Manchester United plc was installed as chancellor on May 1 and awarded the following honorary degrees: DSC: Richard Greenbury, chairman of Marks and Spencer; Gary Weston, chairman of Associated British Foods.
UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF ENGLAND. DSc: St.John Hartnell, senior partner in Hartnell, Taylor and Cook and past president of the International Property Federation, founder and chairman of the Bristol Society.