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Can you spot yourself at Great Yarmouth university graduation?

PUBLISHED: 16:15 13 October 2017 | UPDATED: 16:15 13 October 2017

University of Suffolk Graduation at Great Yarmouth Minster. Student of the year Mathew Severn with his family.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

University of Suffolk Graduation at Great Yarmouth Minster. Student of the year Mathew Severn with his family. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Archant Norfolk 2017

More than a hundred students have enjoyed a graduation ceremony in a landmark Great Yarmouth building in front of proud family members.

University of Suffolk Graduation at Great Yarmouth Minster.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYUniversity of Suffolk Graduation at Great Yarmouth Minster. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Today the first University of Suffolk at East Coast College (Great Yarmouth) graduation ceremony was held at the town’s Minster.

The prestigious ceremony saw relatives and friends clap and cheer as each student received their graduation certificates.

It is the first full year as a independent university for the Suffolk institution which has campuses at East Coast College in Yarmouth and Lowestoft.

The ceremony, which started with an academic procession involving civic dignitaries and academic staff, saw Matthew Severn, 25, of Gorleston, named as higher education student of year.

University of Suffolk Graduation at Great Yarmouth Minster.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYUniversity of Suffolk Graduation at Great Yarmouth Minster. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

He had been studying a three year BSC (Hons) in applied computing.

The graduation ceremony covered more than 30 subjects and topics, including fashion and textiles, sport, health and exercise, applied care practice and health and social care.

The ceremony also saw Suffolk artist Ryan Gander given an honorary degree of doctor of the university.

Previous graduation ceremonies at the Minster had been held under the banner of University Campus Suffolk and Great Yarmouth College.

University of Suffolk Graduation at Great Yarmouth Minster.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYUniversity of Suffolk Graduation at Great Yarmouth Minster. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

University of Suffolk Graduation at Great Yarmouth Minster.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYUniversity of Suffolk Graduation at Great Yarmouth Minster. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

University of Suffolk Graduation at Great Yarmouth Minster.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYUniversity of Suffolk Graduation at Great Yarmouth Minster. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

University of Suffolk Graduation at Great Yarmouth Minster.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYUniversity of Suffolk Graduation at Great Yarmouth Minster. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

University of Suffolk Graduation at Great Yarmouth Minster.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYUniversity of Suffolk Graduation at Great Yarmouth Minster. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

University of Suffolk Graduation at Great Yarmouth Minster.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYUniversity of Suffolk Graduation at Great Yarmouth Minster. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

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