Nicholas Crane

TV Presenter Nicholas Crane will receive an honorary degree from Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU) in Lincoln at a graduation ceremony next week.

Mr Crane, best known for his work on BBC Television as the presenter of BAFTA-winning TV series Coast, will receive an honorary degree in recognition of his work as a geographer, explorer, writer and broadcaster.

He will be honoured at a ceremony at Lincoln Cathedral at 2.30pm on Wednesday 19th July.

That same day at 10.15am Dr Giles Gasper will receive an honorary degree in recognition of his work in the field of medieval history.

Giles Gasper

His outstanding leadership and endeavours with the Ordered Universe Project have contributed significantly to the scholarly understanding of Robert Grosseteste, after whom the university is named.

A total of 867 students will receive their degrees at the ceremonies, which will take place at 10.15am and 2.30pm on Wednesday 19th July and Thursday 20th July 2017.

“Graduation day is a special day in the university calendar and we are very much looking forward to celebrating the success of our graduates with their friends and families,” said the Reverend Canon Professor Peter Neil, Vice Chancellor of BGU.

Following the ceremonies, guests will be able to enjoy strawberries and prosecco, a vintage bus bar and a vintage ice cream van at the BGU campus while being entertained by the University’s steel band and jazz trio.

14th July 2017