UNIVERSITY OF BATH DMus: Peter Gabriel, musician.
UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM DD: David Jenkins, former bishop of Durham.
DEng: Stewart Millar, director of engineering and technology at Rolls Royce; Bernd Pischetsrieder, chairman of the executive board of BMW.
LLD: Francis Jacobs, advocate general at the Court of Justice of the European Communities; Richard Scott, vice chancellor of the Supreme Court.
DLitt: Michael Black, author and publisher; John Garlick, former keeper of western art at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; Eduardo Paolozzi, sculptor; Victoria Wood, actor and comedian.
MD: Kenneth Calman, chief medical officer at the Department of Health; Anthony Revell, surgeon general for the Ministry of Defence.
DSc: Akito Arima, president of the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research in Japan; Anthony Epstein, discoverer of the Epstein-Barr virus, emeritus professor of pathology, University of Bristol; Dermot Reeve, captain of Warwickshire County Cricket Club.
UNIVERSITY OF READING DLitt: Yahya Mahfoodh Al-Manthri, minister of higher education of the Sultanate of Oman and vice chancellor of the Sultan Qaboos University.
LLD: Simon Hornby, chairman of the W. H. Smith Group and president of the Royal Horticultural Society; Frank Layfield, Queen's counsel.
DSc: Frederick Dainton, former vice chancellor of the University of Nottingham and chairman of the University Grants Committee; Brian Flowers, chairman of the Nuffield Foundation, chancellor of the University of Manchester, vice chancellor of University of London (1985-90).
WINCHESTER SCHOOL OF ART DDes: Georgina von Etzdorf, founder of GvE, a fashion and accessories design company.
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON LLD: Keith Clarke, barrister and former justices' clerk to the City of Southampton Magistrates.
ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART Honorary doctorates: Terence Conran, founder of Habitat, The Conran Shop and the Design Museum; Claes Oldenburg, sculptor; Charlotte Perriand, architect and furniture designer.