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Honorary awards

How we recognise outstanding contributions to education

Royal Holloway bestows honorary awards in recognition of an outstanding contribution to a particular field or exceptional commitment and service to Royal Holloway.

The awarding of honorary degrees and honorary fellowships allows us to celebrate success and achievement aligning with our vision and values. Each award ceremony is a chance to publicly acknowledge inspirational people, often alongside the celebration of our graduating students' own incredible academic achievements.

Honorary graduates and honorary fellows are an important part of our community and we are strengthened by the many ways in which they are able to contribute to the University. We draw on their skills and experiences and value this wide and diverse network of local, national and international ambassadors for Royal Holloway.

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