VIDEO: Chichester College graduation

STUDENTS at Chichester College have celebrated a momentous day, graduating at Chichester Cathedral on Thursday.

The celebrations spilled on to the lawns at the cathedral, with many students and their families discussing their next steps and job opportunities.

Studetns graduating from Chichester College CONTRIBUTED PIC

Studetns graduating from Chichester College CONTRIBUTED PIC

Shelagh Legrave, principal of Chichester College, said: “It has been a fantastic day, and I’m really proud of all the success we have seen.

“The students are really ready for work.

“I would also like to thank the cathedral for having us – it was a fantastic atmosphere.”

More than 70 students graduated, with nearly 50 turning up to receive their accolades on the day.

Jessica Bullamore and Natalie Clare, who graduated in animal management, said they were ‘looking forward’ to starting the job hunt.

“We just want to work with animals – I want to be a zoo keeper,” said Natalie.

Liz Taylor, head of the department for events and hospitality management, said: “The ceremony was lovely. It was great to see the students enjoying the whole experience. Well done to everyone who won awards.”