Ed Sheeran collecting his honorary degree
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Ed Sheeran accepts honorary doctorate

Singer Ed Sheeran has returned to his home county to receive an honorary degree for his "outstanding contribution to music".

The 24-year-old singer-songwriter, who grew up in Framlingham, Suffolk, quit school at the age of 16 to concentrate on singing.

He was awarded an honorary doctorate from University Campus Suffolk (UCS) in Ipswich.

  • 19 Oct 2015
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