This is Oxfordshire reports that Philip Pullman has been chosen for an honorary degree by his Alma Mater, the University of Oxford. “Two years ago,” he said, “I was given the Freedom of the City, so now I have been given one award by the city and one by the university.”
The article notes that, in the past, Pullman has also been awarded honorary degrees by Oxford Brookes, the University of East Anglia and Dundee University, and is an honorary professor at Bangor in North Wales. It also features information on Pullman’s education, the Jericho boatyard campaign, the film of The Golden Compass and the John Blake comic. Read the article at This is Oxfordshire.