Another powerful female graduate of the University of London International Programmes is Dr Dipu Moni, the Minister of Foreign Affairs in Bangladesh since 2009. She is the first woman to become the foreign minister of a South Asian country. A doctor by profession, Dipu Moni gained a Master of Laws from the University of London International Programmes in 2005. Since entering politics, her focus has been women’s rights and entitlements, health legislation and human rights.
Media - Global community
Our global community of former students and alumni include many exceptional people who have made their mark on the world.
Seven Nobel Prize Winners:
- Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins
- Ronald Coase
- Wole Soyinka
- Derek Walcott
- Rolph Payet
- Nelson Mandela
- Sir Charles Kao.
This list also includes academics (Asa Briggs, Kwasi Wiredu, Sir Geoffrey Elton); engineers (Sir Barnes Wallis); politicians (Dr Luisa Diogo, Gisela Stuart MP); and writers (H.G. Wells, Chinua Achebe, Malcolm Bradbury).
Today, our worldwide reputation continues to ensure our graduates are to be found in leading positions around the world.