Steve Pemberton, Mandip Gill and Alex Hartley to be honoured by UCLan

Posted on - 5th July, 2024 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Education, Preston News, UCLan
Steve Pemberton
Steve Pemberton

Steve Pemberton, Mandip Gill and Alex Hartley are among the celebrities to be honoured by UCLan.

The three of them will all take to the stage to receive Honorary Fellowships.

Honorary Doctorates will also be conferred on British and Irish Lions medic Dr James Robson MBE and Adrian Anderson, former Chief Executive of the University Vocational Awards Council.

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The University’s degree and award celebrations will take place from 8 to 12 July in the Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre.

More than 4,000 students will don their academic caps and gowns across 14 graduation ceremonies.

Post-event celebrations for the graduates and their guests will take place on University Square.

Live streaming will be available on the University‚Äôs YouTube channel so family and friends around the world can watch the very special occasion.

Alex, who will take to the stage on Monday, is being recognised for her significant contribution to cricket and sports broadcasting.

Mandip Gill is receiving an honourary fellowship

On Thursday, Mandip is receiving her award for her significant contribution to acting.

For three series, the University of Central Lancashire alumna played companion Yasmin Khan to Jodie Whittaker‚Äôs Doctor Who.

Blackburn born Steve is being recognised contribution to acting, directing and writing.

Dr Robson, who will receive his award on Tuesday, is being recognised for his significant contribution to sports medicine and Adrian is being acknowledged for his significant contribution to the education sector and Apprenticeship reform.

Alex Hartley is being honoured

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