Leading figures from the worlds of science, the arts and industry will be the recipients of honorary degrees from the University of Leeds next month.
Leeds has won an award for embedding a collaborative approach to sustainability across all aspects of the University curriculum.
The Priestley Building will provide a base on the University's main campus for leading climate-related research.
The University of Leeds has retained its position among the top 100 universities in the new QS World University Rankings 2020.
There was a sense of déjà vu when the Duke of Kent visited the Worsley Building, 40 years after he opened the building in 1979.