Steve Begg

Steve Begg, who received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Engineering, has been in the film industry for nearly 30 years, working on visual effects for television shows, commercials and major feature films, amassing a list of credits including Aliens, Tomb Raider, Batman, Kingsman and Casino Royale, Skyfall and Spectre. Steve revealed how he grew up in an Edinburgh council house “a million miles away from Hollywood”. However, he wasn't deterred from his ambition and taught himself the basics of animation and visual effects which laid the foundations of his career. He said: “Never give up on your end goal. I didn't, and now I'm doing what I always dreamed of.”