Rihanna will receive an honorary degree from the University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill campus.
According to the UWI Open Campus’ website the Barbadian international chart-topper, fashion icon and businesswoman will be honoured with an Honorary Doctor of Letters.
Rihanna will be awarded alongside Justice Adrian Dudley Saunders who will receive an Honorary Doctor of Laws, and Professor Ebenezer Oduru Owusu who will receive an Honorary Doctor of Science.
The awards are given to individuals of eminence in the arts, sciences and other fields. They are also as given to those who have made outstanding regional or international contributions.