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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Keele University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Keele University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Keele University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Keele University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Keele University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Keele University.

This list is made up of a variety of graduates, including Alice Goodwin and Peter Moore.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Keele University?” and “Which celebrities are Keele University alumni?”

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Peter Moore is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Peter Moore is a British business executive best known for his former positions as Corporate Vice-President of Microsoft's Interactive Entertainment Business division, overseeing the Xbox and ...more

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Jonathan Dollimore is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Sociologist Jonathan G Dollimore is an English sociologist and social theorist in the fields of Renaissance literature, gender studies, queer theory, art, censorship, history of ideas, death studies, ...more

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Keith Ovenden is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Biographer, Novelist Keith Ovenden is an English novelist and biographer. Ovenden was born and raised in London; he was educated at Wanstead County High School. He went on to study for degrees at the University of ...more

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Clare Short is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Politician Clare Short is a British politician, and a member of the Labour Party. She was the Member of Parliament for Birmingham Ladywood from 1983 to 2010; for most of this period she was a Labour Party ...more

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Michael Mansfield is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Barrister, Lawyer Michael Mansfield QC is an English barrister. A republican, vegetarian, socialist, and self-described "radical lawyer", he has participated in prominent and controversial court cases ...more

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Alun Michael is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Alun Michael Politician Alun Edward Michael is a British Labour and Co-operative politician who is the current Police and Crime Commissioner for South Wales. He was the Member of Parliament for Cardiff South and ...more

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Tarique Ghaffur is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Police officer Tarique Ghaffur, CBE QPM is a former high-ranking British police officer in London's Metropolitan Police Service. His last post was that of Assistant Commissioner–Central Operations.

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Marina Lewycka is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Novelist, Author Marina Lewycka is a British novelist of Ukrainian origin, currently living in Sheffield, England.

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Janet Fitch is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer Janet Fitch is most famously known as the author of the Oprah's Book Club novel White Oleander, which became a film in 2002. She is a graduate of Reed College, located in Portland, Oregon. Janet ...more

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Adrian Pang is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Theatrical producer, Actor, Presenter Adrian Pang Yeow Soon is a Malaysian-born Singapore actor, host, and contracted artiste under MediaCorp. He first came to prominence in Singaporean television by acting in some English-language ...more

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Jo Beverley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Novelist, Writer Jo Beverley, née Mary Josephine Dunn, is a prolific English-Canadian writer of historical and contemporary romance novels since 1988. Her works are regarded as well researched, filled ...more

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Eric Joyce is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Politician Eric Stuart Joyce is a British politician and former military officer, who became a member of parliament in 2000, and the MP for Falkirk, Scotland in 2005. Joyce served as a private in the Black ...more

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Paul Clark is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Paul Clark Politician Paul Gordon Clark is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament for Gillingham from 1997 to 2010. During his time in government Paul Clark served as Parliamentary Private ...more

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Bob Dickinson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Bob Dickinson

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John Taylor, Baron Taylor of W... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Politician, Barrister John David Beckett, Baron Taylor of Warwick, is a member of the House of Lords in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. In 1996, at the age of 43, he became one of the youngest people in the ...more

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Sue Robbie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Sue Robbie Presenter Sue Robbie grew up in the north-west of England and was educated at Keele University, where she read English and Psychology. Before working in television, she was a schoolteacher and an air ...more

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Lynda Waltho is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Lynda Ellen Waltho is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament for Stourbridge from 2005 to 2010 elected after sitting Labour MP Debra Shipley had stepped down due to ...more

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Madeleine Moon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Politician Madeleine Moon is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament for Bridgend since 2005, succeeding Win Griffiths, who retired from politics.

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Don Foster is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Spokesperson, Politician Donald Michael Ellison Foster is a British Liberal Democrat former MP, representing Bath in south west England. Since October 2013 he has held the position Comptroller of the Household as well ...more

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Ian Taylor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Ian Colin Taylor MBE is a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom who was the Member of Parliament for Esher from 1987 to 1997, and then for Esher and Walton from 1997 to 2010.

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Peter Mond, 4th Baron Melchett is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Peter Mond, 4th Baron Melchett Politician Peter Robert Henry Mond, 4th Baron Melchett, also simply Peter Melchett, son of the British Steel Corporation Chairman Sir Julian Mond and Sonia Melchett, was educated at Eton and Cambridge, ...more

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Priti Patel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Politician Priti Patel MP is a British Conservative Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for the Witham constituency in Essex since 2010.

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Adelaide Tambo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Politician Adelaide "Mama" Tambo SCOB was a prominent anti-apartheid activist, political exile, and regarded as a hero of the liberation struggle against apartheid in South Africa. Born as ...more

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Sam Nolutshungu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Sam Nolutshungu Samuel Clement Nolutshungu was one of the foremost South African scholars, and an internationally acclaimed expert on South African politics. Born in King William's Town in 1945, he studied ...more

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Jonathan Gledhill is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Keele University Alumni
Jonathan Gledhill Jonathan Michael Gledhill is the 98th Bishop of Lichfield. He was enthroned in Lichfield Cathedral on 15 November 2003; it was announced on 2 March that Gledhill is to retire in September 2015. ...more