UNIVERSITY OF KENT AT CANTERBURY
DCL: Rosemary Leigh-Pemberton, former president of the Kent branch of the Red Cross, president of Kent Council on Addiction, deputy chairman of Caldecott Community Council and governor of s everal schools.
DLitt: Jack Goody, former William Wyse professor of social anthropology, University of Cambridge; Franco Zeffirelli, cinema, theatre, television and opera director; Reginald Colman, former headmaster of Dover Boys Grammar School and a member of the university's council.
DSc: Peter Mansfield, emeritus professor of physics at the University of Nottingham.
LLD: Rosalyn Higgins, Queen's counsel, judge of the International Court of Justice at the Hague.
ROBERT GORDON UNIVERSITY DBA: Stewart Macphie, chairman and managing director, Macphie of Glenbervie.
DLitt: Kate Adie, journalist and television news reporter.
DTech: Stephen Remp, chief executive of Ramco Energy plc; Robert Silver, formerly James Watt professor of mechanical engineering, University of Glasgow; John Goodall, chairman BPB Paper and Packaging Ltd; Helen Sharman, Britain's first astronaut; LLD: Peter Mackay, former secretary of the Scottish office; Angus Burn, director of the Bank of Scotland.
UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA DCL: Richard Jarrold, managing director of Jarrold & Sons Ltd, magistrate, chairman of Norwich YMCA and trustee of the Assembly House, former member of the university's council; Bryan Read, chairman of Norfolk and Norwich Festival, chairman of governors of Town Close House School, and a magistrate.
DLitt: Prunella Scales, actor and director; Timothy West, actor and director, president of the Norwich Playhouse; Olive Stevenson, former professor of social work studies at the University of Nottingham.
ScD: John Palmer (Lord Selbourne), vice president of the Foundation for Science and Technology, member of several Parliamentary select committees and the House of Lords select committee on science and technology; Anthony Clare, professor of psychiatry, Trinity College, Dublin and broadcaster; Mario Molina and Frank Rowland, Nobel laureates who jointly formulated the theory that chlorofluorocarbons deplete the ozone layer; Richard Gregory, emeritus professor of neuropsychology at the University of Bristol, president and honorary scientific director of the Exploratory Hands-on Science Centre.
MSc: William Strawson, member of the governing body of the Plant Breeding Institute, partner in Norwich Research Park.
WESTHILL COLLEGE OF HIGHER EDUCATION LLD: Michael Cadbury, college trustee