Honorary Fellowships

2015

Katy McLean MBE - English female rugby player
Andy Sandoz (Alumni Fellowship) - Founder, Creative Partner and Innovation Director at Work Club
Fran Williamson - British Paralympic swimmer
Pam Royle - Presenter, Journalist

 

2014

Kevin Philips - English professional footballer
Gary Hutchinson - Commercial Director at Sunderland Football Club
Jimmy Montgomery - English professional footballer
Rotary Club of Sunderland
Jason Cook - Comedian and Television Writer

2013

Stephanie Houghton - English 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

Mr Alan Patchett - Age UK Sunderland
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

See an archive of Honorary Fellowships 1975 - 2000.