Dannii Minogue awarded honorary doctorate

Wednesday 9 November 2011

Danni-250Singer-songwriter, actress, television personality, fashion designer and style icon, Dannii Minogue, has been honoured by Southampton Solent University in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the entertainment industry.

She received the honorary degree of Doctor of Media at a special ceremony on board HQS Wellington in London earlier today.

She was presented with her Honorary Doctorate by the University’s Chancellor, Admiral the Right Honourable the Lord West of Spithead, in front of an invited audience of staff and students from the University, as well as cadets and representatives from the CVQO - of which she is Patron.

The University's Vice-Chancellor, Professor Van Gore, said: "Her international career stands as evidence of the personal success that can be achieved with talent, persistence and hard work.

"As a winner of many prestigious media awards, Dannii Minogue has made a major contribution to the entertainment industry and is an outstanding role model."

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT THE MEDIA OFFICE ON 023 8201 3040 or email press.office@solent.ac.uk