Fellows

The University confers a range of Honorary Fellowships during Graduation Week. These are presented to individuals who have, or have had a connection with Aberystwyth or Wales, and who have made an outstanding contribution to their chosen field.

The 2017 Honorary Fellows are:

 

Professor Martin Conway

21 July 2017

Professor Martin Conway (MA DPhil Oxf, FRHistS) of Balliol College, Oxford has been presented with an Honorary Fellowship.

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Professor Martin Conway being presented as Honorary Fellow by Sir Emyr Jones Parry, Chancellor of Aberystwyth University.

 

Lance Batchelor 

21 July 2017

Lance Batchelor, the Chief Executive Officer of Saga plc, has been presented with an Honorary Fellowship from Aberystwyth University.

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Dato’ Mohamed Sharil bin Mohamed Tarmizi

20 July 2017

Aberystwyth University alumnus and former telecoms, media and postal regulator in Malaysia, Dato’ Mohamed Sharil bin Mohamed Tarmizi, has been presented as Fellow of Aberystwyth University.

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Gareth Howell

20 July 2017

Former World Bank and United Nations advisor, and Aberystwyth law graduate Gareth Howell has been presented as Honorary Fellow of Aberystwyth University.

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Dr Louise Rickard

19 July 2017

Welsh rugby centurion and Aberystwyth alumna Dr Louise Rickard has been made Honorary Fellow of Aberystwyth University.

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Treasurer Dr Timothy Brain with Dr Louise Rickard

 

 

Heini Gruffudd

Teacher, author, and language campaigner, Heini Gruffudd has been honoured as Fellow of Aberystwyth University.

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Heini Gruffudd is presented as Fellow of Aberystwyth University by Pro Chancellor, Gwerfyl Pierce Jones

 

Aberystwyth University names new Fellows

06 July 2017

A Welsh rugby centurion, an historian, a leading business Chief Executive, a language campaigner and a grass breeder are amongst those who will be honoured during this year’s degree ceremonies which take place between 18 and 21 July 2017.

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Anti-corruption campaigner Charmian Gooch presented as Fellow of Aberystwyth University in 2016, with Pro-Chancellor Dr Glyn Rowlands

Anti-corruption campaigner Charmian Gooch presented as Fellow of Aberystwyth University in 2016, with Pro-Chancellor Dr Glyn Rowlands