UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM DCL: Elsie Tu, elder stateswoman of Hong Kong.
KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT, LEUVEN
Honorary doctorates were awarded on February 2, to the following: Raymond Dwek, professor of glycobiology, University of Oxford.
DBA: Anita Roddick, founder and chief executive of the Body Shop; David Cooksey, chairman of the Local Government Commission.
MBA: Stuart White, former head of small business at the Midland Bank.
UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS
LLD: Robert Smart, keeper of manuscripts and muniments at the university's library.
UNIVERSITY OF EAST LONDON
DEd: William van Straubenzee, former parliamentary under-secretary of state.
UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW DMus: Krzystof Penderecki, Polish composer.