Tag: Graduation

Deputy Editors' Column

Too many goodbyes, too many thank yous

It’s very weird to know that this is my last immortalised editorial. I always get stuck on writing these and they always seem to get very floaty and philosophical. Sorry.  The Concrete office has been the site of many giggles and laughs and many life lessons. It is the place where I was first given…

Editor's column

Thank you, Concrete

Welcome to Concrete’s eighth and final issue of the year. This publication prompts mixed feelings of both intense pride for our accomplishments and sadness that our time together as the 2021-22 Concrete team has now come to an end. I’d like to take a moment to celebrate Concrete’s success at the 2022 Student Publication Association…



Despite the UK’s lockdown restrictions lifting on 21st June, UEA have made the decision to postpone graduation – again. The Class of 2021 will be the second cohort to miss out on a graduation ceremony after the Class of 2020 ceremony was postponed as a result of the first lockdown in late March. Soon-to-be graduates…


No Graduation Ceremony: the wait goes on

According to the late Terry Pratchet, “ritual and ceremony in their due times kept the world under the sky and the stars in their courses.” So what happens, then, if the ‘ceremony’ is postponed? This is a question faced by students not only in the UK, but around the world.  David Richardson – University of…

Main Stories, News

CCN cancels graduation

In an email to affected students on August 05 2020 the City College Norwich (CCN) stated that this year’s graduation ceremony for higher education students has been cancelled. The ceremonies were due to held on November 14 2020, in the email CCN stated that “due to the government restrictions currently in place for large gatherings,…

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