Experts receive honorary doctorates from the University of Chichester

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The University of Chichester will present four experts from across arts, education, sport and science with honorary doctorates.

The university’s first Vice-Chancellor, Philip Robinson, the principal of Passmores Academy Vic Goddard, who featured on the Bafta-winning documentary Educating Essex, sport expert Professor Kari Fasting and choreographer Shobana Jeyasingh will be honoured for their achievements.

The group will be presented with the awards on Sunday, October 25 and Monday October 26 at the Chichester Festival Theatre, alongside more than 2,000 other graduates.

Chichester University’s vice-chancellor, professor Clive Behagg said he was delighted to present doctorates to distinguished individuals who merit recognition for their achievements.

He added: ‘We have chosen to honour these individuals because their work as leaders within their fields reflects the values of our university.

‘These people are an inspiration to us all.’