Honorary Fellowships

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Stephanie Houghton - Professional Footballer
Hazel Robson - Paralympian
John Robertson - Paralympian
Cathy Barnes - Academic and Governor 
Lady Irvine MBE - University Governor and NHS Professional 
William Ault - Architect and Town Planner
Suhail Din - Entrepreneur
Chris Jobe - Solicitor and Charity Trustee

2012‌
Ray Spencer MBE - Director of The Customs House in South Shields
Charles Spedding - Long Distance Runner

2011
George Clarke - Architect and Presenter

2010
Age UK Sunderland - Mr Alan Patchett
Mr Ron Coles (Alumni Fellowship)
Mr Jeff Brown - News Presenter
Ms Melanie Hill - Actress

2009
Geoff Cook - English Cricketer
Lauren Laverne - TV and Radio Presenter
Rev Canon Stephen Taylor MBE

2008
Nick Gillingham MBE - Olympic Swimmer
Alan Oates
Cllr Bob Symonds - former Leader of Sunderland City Council

2007
Paul Collingwood MBE - English Cricketer
Lesley Douglas - former BBC Radio Controller

2006
Susan Johnson OBE - Chief Executive at County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

2005
John Fickling - Sunderland Football Club Vice-Chairman
Anthony Sargent - General Director of The Sage Gateshead

2004
John Ward OBE DL
Edward Leng

2003
Steve Pallas
David Alexander
Don Chroston
Paul Callaghan

2002
Niall Quinn
Clare Phillipson

2001
Peter Skinner MEP
Syd Pennington

1999
The Bridge Project, received by Sheila Davidson
Alan Hinkes OBE
Charles Hurley
Brian Smith OBE

Archive of Honorary Fellowships pre-1998