The following pictures, including captions, were realised as part of a Photojournalism assignment.
A group of DCU graduants take a selfie five minutes before the start of the ceremony in The Helix on Thursday afternoon. Over 2,500 students were awarded a degree between Wednesday and Friday last week (Gianluca Avagnina Photography).
Danielle McGuire receives her Professional Diploma in Education (with distinction) by DCU Deputy President Jim Dowling. Speaking at the ceremony, Mr Dowling said that 90 per cent of 2013 DCU graduates are currently employed or involved in postgraduate programmes (Gianluca Avagnina Photography).
University dignitaries take their place on the stage of the Mahony Hall in The Helix on Thursday afternoon, following the academic procession in which they marched accompanied by the notes of “Ceirtlín na Cinniúna”, the DCU anthem. The number of DCU graduates reached 50,000 the following day, in the year that also marks the 25th anniversary since when DCU gained the university status (Gianluca Avagnina Photography).