05 September 2007

Students celebrate 2007 graduation

Students from the University of Sheffield’s Department of Journalism studies were out in force this summer to celebrate another excellent batch of results from one of the UK’s leading journalism schools.

Students celebrate graduation

The graduation ceremony and subsequent party took place on the 18th July 2007 and was attended by 59 students who graduated, along with family, friends and staff members.

Six of those graduating were awarded first class honours degrees.

PA prize winner Dan Donovan

After the formalities the graduates and guests retired to a marquee in the quadrangle of Firth Court for a party where wine and strawberries was served.

ITV News prize winner Jennie Musgrove

This year’s prize winners included:
Dan Donovan, who was awarded the Press Association Award for best student.
Sharon Nall and Claire Marshall, who took The Star award for best Print Portfolio, and Jennie Musgrove who was awarded the ITV News prize for best broadcast portfolio.

Sharon Nall joint winner of the print portfolio prize

The prizes were presented by guests Margaret Hicks representing the Press Association, Will Venters for ITV News and journalism lecturer Jonathan Foster who stood in for Sheffield Star editor Alan Powell who had to leave early.