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Aston announces this year's honorary graduates

10 July 2001

Aston announces this year's honorary graduates

LOCAL celebrities and personalities figure highly in this year's honorary graduate line up. Broadcaster Ed Doolan MBE and Jeff Rooker MP are just two of the recipients who have close links with Birmingham.

The annual university event will take place on Wednesday 18 July and Thursday 19 July, when over 1500 students will formally graduate. Birmingham's Lord Mayor will be processing on the first day of graduation (18 July).

Aston's ceremony also has an international flavour with the attendance of His Excellency the German Ambassador, Herr Von Ploetz who will see Professor Grosser receiving an Honorary Doctorate.

Honorary graduates are -

• Ed Doolan MBE

• Jeff Rooker

• Professor Clifford Burrows FREng

• Brian Harrison

• Dr Ruth Montague

• Professor Alfred Grosser

• Terry Leahy

• Professor Peter Doyle

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For further information please call 0121 204 4549 or email: b.a.l.coombes@aston.ac.uk

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