Honorary Awards 2017

Alan Davies honorary

Alan Davies

Former Director of IT Services at University of South Wales

Alan Davies was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the University in recognition of his contribution to the University during his 26-year career in IT.


Aled Sion Davies

Aled Siôn Davies MBE

Paralympic gold medallist

Aled Siôn Davies MBE was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the University in recognition of his contribution to British athletics.


Phil Davies Honorary 2017

Phil Davies

Head Coach of the Namibian national rugby team

Phil Davies was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the University in recognition of his contribution to sport and rugby coaching.


Rhobert Lewis

Dr Rhobert Lewis

Former Dean of the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science at University of South Wales

Dr Rhobert Lewis was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the University in recognition of his contribution to the University during his 26-year career.


La-Chun Lindsay honorary 2017

La-Chun Lindsay

Managing Director, GE Aviation Wales

La-Chun Lindsay was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of the University in recognition of her contribution to the aviation engineering industry.


Steven Moffat honorary 2017

Steven Moffat OBE

Former Executive Producer for BBC's Doctor Who and co-creator of Sherlock

Steven Moffat was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters for his contribution to television, particularly screenwriting.


Nigel Owens honorary 2017

Nigel Owens MBE

International rugby union referee

Nigel Owens was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of the University in recognition of his contribution to sport and charitable work.


Dame Teresa Rees honorary 2017

Professor Emerita Dame Teresa Rees FAcSS, FLSW

Professor of Social Sciences

Dame Teresa Rees was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of the University in recognition of her contribution to research into gender equality and social sciences.


Tim Rhys-Evans honorary 2017

Tim Rhys-Evans MBE

Conductor and founder of Only Men Aloud

Tim Rhys-Evans was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Music for his contribution to choral music and charitable work.


John Selway honorary 2017

John Selway

Portrait artist (1938-2017)

John Selway was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters for his contribution to art, particularly painting and printmaking.


Amy Wadge honorary 2017

Amy Wadge

Singer songwriter 

Amy Wadge was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Music for her contribution to music, particularly songwriting.

Iolo Williams

Iolo Williams

Conservationist and TV presenter

Iolo Williams was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the University for his contribution to British wildlife and broadcasting services in Wales and the UK.