Paralympic champion Richard Whitehead has been awarded an honorary degree by the University of Nottingham.
The athlete, from Nottinghamshire, won gold in the 200 metres at London 2012.
The University says it wanted to honour him because he is such a good ambassador for his sport.
Our correspondent Peter Bearne reports.
Richard Whitehead accepts his honorary degree from the University of Nottingham.
Nottingham's Paralympic champion Richard Whitehead puts on his robes for the graduation ceremony at the University of Nottingham.
Paralympic champion Richard Whitehead from Nottinghamshire has arrived at the University of Nottingham where he's receiving an honorary degree.
The 200m gold medallist is being made a Master of Arts at this morning's graduation ceremony.
Paralympic gold medal winner, Richard Whitehead, is to be presented with an honorary degree at the University of Nottingham today.
Richard, who is from Burton Joyce, was awarded an MBE last month.
He is to be awarded the degree of Master of Arts.