End of an era for hundreds of students graduating from Norwich university

NUA Graduations Day, 2018.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

NUA Graduations Day, 2018.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

The next generation of designers, producers, artists and creators have embarked on a new chapter after graduating from university.

NUA Graduations Day, 2018.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

NUA Graduations Day, 2018.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

Wednesday marked the second in two days of graduations at Norwich University of the Arts, with 600 students donning their robes and hats for four ceremonies.

The events were held at St Andrew's Hall in the city centre, with the sunny weather providing a picturesque backdrop.

NUA Graduations Day, 2018.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

NUA Graduations Day, 2018.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

The courses included textile design, games art and design, visual effects, fashion communication and promotion and photography.

NUA Graduations Day, 2018.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

NUA Graduations Day, 2018.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

Four honorary doctorates also graduated over the two days, including art dealer and publisher Karsten Schubert and visual effects specialist Paul Franklin, who has worked on films including Inception, Interstellar and The Dark Knight.

NUA Graduations Day, 2018. Katie Holmes, left, and Mea Cooper-Keeble.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

NUA Graduations Day, 2018. Katie Holmes, left, and Mea Cooper-Keeble.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant


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They were joined by professor Wendy Dagworthy, a fashion designer and design academic, and Amanda Nevill, chief executive of the British Film Institute.

NUA Graduations Day, 2018.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

NUA Graduations Day, 2018.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

NUA Graduations Day, 2018.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

NUA Graduations Day, 2018.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

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NUA Graduations Day, 2018. Fasion designer Wendy Dagworthy OBE receiving her honorary doctorate.Pict

NUA Graduations Day, 2018. Fasion designer Wendy Dagworthy OBE receiving her honorary doctorate.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

NUA Graduations Day, 2018. Fasion designer Wendy Dagworthy OBE receiving her honorary doctorate.Pict

NUA Graduations Day, 2018. Fasion designer Wendy Dagworthy OBE receiving her honorary doctorate.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

NUA Graduations Day, 2018. NUA vice-chancellor Professor John Last OBE.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

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NUA Graduations Day, 2018.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

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