Higher Education Graduation – Celebrating Achievement

Each year we celebrate the achievements of our Higher Education students in a graduation ceremony held at Rotherham United’s AESSEAL New York Stadium, accommodating hundreds of proud families and students graduating from a huge variety of classes. This year, our graduation ceremony will be held on Thursday 28th November 2024.

The graduation celebrations of 2023 took place on Friday 17th November, commemorating the success of graduates from the RNN Group of Colleges courses, including Rotherham CollegeNorth Notts College and Dearne Valley College, and the state-of-the-art University Centre Rotherham (UCR). The ceremony included inspirational guest speakers, a brass band, commemorative certificates and a sea of graduands in caps and gowns, surrounded by proud families and friends.

Take a look at photos from the day

About the Venue

The AESSEAL New York Stadium is the home of Rotherham United Football Club. Located on the outskirts of Rotherham city centre, it is a 12,000-capacity stadium with fabulous function spaces. The New York Stadium has everything we need to ensure our graduands have the very best Graduation Ceremony.

Take a look at the stadium here

Graduation Ceremony Videos

Below are our professional videos taken of our 2023 graduation ceremonies.

Our previous graduation ceremonies can be viewed below:

Graduation 2022