VIDEO: Doncaster students graduate in style in Minster

Over 750 students, from 65 different courses, have paraded through Doncaster to celebrate graduation at University Centre Doncaster.

Ceremonies took place over three days, November 25 to 27, at Doncaster Minster.

Students at the University Centre Doncaster graduation on November 27 at Doncaster College.

Students at the University Centre Doncaster graduation on November 27 at Doncaster College.

Students from the School of Humanities, Education, Sport and Social Sciences graduated on Monday.

They were presented with their certificates by Professor Ian Pashby, Pro-Vice-Chancellor Engagement, and Ian McMillan, poet, journalist and broadcaster gave a speech.

Fellow students from the Relate Institute and School of Art, Design and Media and Department of Wellbeing graduated on Tuesday.

They were presented with their certificates by Professor Glenn Burgess, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, and local artist Terry Chipp gave a speech.

Last to graduate were students from the School of Business, Sport and Enterprise and Department of Advanced Technology today.

They were presented with their certificates by Dina Lewis, Dean of the Faculty of Education, and John Deane, Vice Principal of Hartpury College, gave a speech.

Each day, students gathered at the College’s Hub campus, all dressed in their graduation gowns and mortar boards, before walking together in a procession to Doncaster Minister.

After the ceremonies, which lasted around 90 minutes, they were invited back to the Hub to enjoy refreshments with their proud family and friends.

Emily Tucker, 21, from Bessacarr, who studied BA (Hons) Business Management said: “I love taking pictures with everyone and it’s nice to see everybody dressed up.”

Aaron Tate, 22, from Barnsley, who studied BSc (Hons) Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, said: “All the hard work you put in and all the sleepless nights, it all comes to this.

“It’s a fantastic occasion to share with all your friends that you’ve done all the hard work with as well. I’m going to enjoy the moment and make the most of it.”

See the December 4 edition of the Doncaster Free Press for a four-page graduation picture spread.

Visit www.don.ac.uk/universitycentre.