Geri Halliwell-Horner has celebrated becoming the first Spice Girl to get an honorary degree, telling students “education is power”.

The new Dr Halliwell-Horner donned her robes at Sheffield Hallam University’s graduation ceremony on Tuesday, saying she felt “truly honoured and grateful” as she received the her scroll from the chancellor, Baroness Helena Kennedy.

The former Ginger Spice said: “I think Sheffield Hallam University is an amazing place. It’s incredibly diverse and inclusive.

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