A procession of students marked the annual graduation ceremony for the College of West Anglia at the weekend.

West Norfolk Mayor Elizabeth Watson and college principal David Pomfret led the procession from the town hall to the Corn Exchange for the event.

Certificates were presented by Mr Pomfret and deputy vice chancellor of the Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), Helen Valentine.

More than 120 students graduated from the college this year and 78 of them attended the ceremony.

Chloe Webb, 21 of Watlington, was named as ARU student of the year.

She studied for a BA Hons psychosocial degree and helped her peers by working with students from the first and second year of the course. She also arranged social events for the group and has under taken a teacher training course at the college.

The ARU alumni award went to Dmitrijs Aleksejevs,28,  who originated from Latvia and joined the college on 2006 on a business course. He has now achieved his goal of a degree and stuck with his course while working full-time.