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12th December 1997 at 00:00
Matthew McIver, rector of the Royal High School, Edinburgh, will become deputy registrar (education) of the General Teaching Council for Scotland in February when Victor Bourne takes early retirement.

Jeanne Coburn will become principal and chief executive of Huddersfield Technical College in January. She is currently acting principal.

John Griffith, formerly senior manager responsible for NatWest branches in the Mansfield area, has been appointed chief executive of Drug Abuse Resistance Education (UK).

The South Bank University, London SE1, has awarded honorary degrees (D. Litt) to: Melvyn Bragg, writer and broadcaster, Julia McKenzie, musical actress, Sir Michael Heron, Post Office chairman, and Professor Anthony Giddens, director, London School of Economics and "Britain's most famous social scientist since Keynes".

University College, Suffolk, has awarded honorary degrees to: Trevor Nunn, director of the National Theatre and director emeritus of the Royal Shakespeare Company (D.Litt), and to Bobby Robson, former England and Ipswich Town Manager (MA).

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