Students attending Writtle College’s Graduation Ceremonies at Chelmsford Cathedral on Thursday 6 September were given 30 top tips for a thriving future from College Patron Alan Titchmarsh as he congratulated them on their academic achievements and wished them success as they start their new careers.
The Cathedral was packed with proud parents, families and friends celebrating the achievements of those graduating with degree or masters level qualifications in subjects including agriculture, conservation, horticulture, floristry, business management and design courses.
All Writtle College students graduate with a University of Essex degree, one of the top 10 universities in the UK for research.
Students graduating in sport, equine and animal sciences were due to receive their awards on Friday 7 September.
Honorary Doctorate Degrees awarded over the course of the two days of Graduate Ceremonies, for those making an outstanding contribution in the region, went to Paul Kelly of Kelly’s Turkeys, William Tomlins in recognition of his services to the horticultural industry, landscape architect Phil Askew and Jeremy Hulme of the Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad (SPANA) for his services to the animal industries.