Published: 12:36, 25 April 2019
| Updated: 14:18, 25 April 2019
Brit Award-winning artist Ellie Goulding is to receive an honorary degree from her alma mater The University of Kent.
The singer-songwriter previously studied drama and theatre studies at the university's Canterbury campus.
Now, she is among 13 people due to receive honorary degrees in ceremonies at Canterbury and Rochester Cathedrals in July.
Goulding - best known for her hit single Love Me Like You Do - will receive her honorary Doctor of Arts degree at Canterbury Cathedral on July 18, in a ceremony starting at 10.30am.
Among others to be honoured by the University of Kent are poet and performer Patience Agbabi, conservation biologist Professor Carl Jones, UK space expert Libby Jackson and economics journalist Stephanie Flanders.
Ellie Goulding joined kmfm in November, when she chatted to Glen Scott about her new single Close to Me.
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