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Comedian Eddie Izzard made Honorary Fellow at Cardiff University

Credit: Cardiff University

The stand-up comedian Eddie Izzard has collected an honorary fellowship from Cardiff University.

He is one of 14 being recognised with the prestigious award this graduation week.

The comedian told students to "look at life as an adventure".

Have a positive heart, try hard, go for your dreams. Go live your life, be brave, be bold.

– Eddie Izzard

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An honorary fellowship is awarded to individuals who have achieved outstanding recognition in their fields.

Others who have been received the award include actor Michael Sheen and the world’s oldest female parachutist Dilys Price.

Eddie Izzard has joined Dilys Price as an Honorary Fellow.