Thousands of students celebrated their graduation at a week-long series of ceremonies at the iconic city venue the Brighton Dome.

University of Brighton students, their relatives and their friends gathered to celebrate the culmination of studies at the Lewes Road base in the city.

The event was streamed online worldwide on the university’s website.

Professor Julian Crampton, the university’s vice-chancellor, said: “The university is pleased to be able to play its full part in developing the next generation of key professionals this country needs for its future success – and in fostering the creativity and skills which will generate the new ideas and enterprise required to face the global challenges of the 21st century.”

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