Click on the links below to read more about some of the students who graduated from Robert Gordon University (RGU) at Aberdeen Music Hall on Friday, December 13, 2013.
Sam Laidlaw, Chief Executive of Centrica, was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Business Administration (Hon DBA).
John Milne juggled a 100 mile round commute, full-time job and a family while studying at RGU.
Susan McAleney paid tribute to the friends and neighbours who rallied round to help her complete her university studies.
Best friends Christie Birrell and Gary Liebnitz graduated with nursing degrees on the same day.
RGU graduate Ailsa Kerr will become the third generation of her family to become a nurse.
Donna March turned 30 on the same day she graduated with a Bachelor of Nursing degree.
Gillian Clark is celebrating after bagging a Masters degree with distinction and an industry prize for her academic performance.