Students donned caps  and gowns for a parade  through Huddersfield  town centre.

Huddersfield  University graduation  ceremonies got  underway yesterday with  a parade.

 

The colourful  procession of students  and staff, including  many of the honorary  award recipients, were  led by Skelmanthorpe  Brass Band.

This week some 4,500  students will be awarded  a degree between now  and next Tuesday for  their studies over the  last few years.

Recipients of honorary  degrees include actor  Robert Powell and artist  Ashley Jackson.