School of Musical Instrument Crafts graduates and their proud friends and family attended Lincoln College University Centre’s annual graduation ceremony held at the historic Lincoln Cathedral on October 11, 2023.
The newly graduated students and their families then joined local dignitaries, prominent employers and college staff for the graduation reception at The Drill to continue the celebrations.
Students received their degrees from the four pathways - BA (Hons) Musical Instrument Craft (Guitar Making and Repair), BA (Hons) Musical Instrument Craft (Piano Tuning and Restoration), BA (Hons) Musical Instrument Craft (Violin Making and Repair) and BA (Hons) Musical Instrument Craft (Woodwind Making and Repair).
Guest of honour, James Pinchbeck, was awarded companionship of Lincoln College for his contribution to the College and gave an inspiring graduation address.
The graduation ceremony comes after the recent news that Lincoln College University Centre has been awarded a top-quality teaching stamp, Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Silver last month.
Lincoln College Group Principal and CEO, Mark Locking, said: “What a fantastic celebration of our incredible Higher Education students and their outstanding achievements! The joy and pride on the faces of our graduates and their families is truly heart-warming.
“Our thanks and appreciation to the tireless efforts of our dedicated teachers. Their unwavering commitment and hard work have been the driving force behind our students' success.
“Join us in applauding our remarkable graduates and expressing gratitude to our exceptional teachers for their invaluable contributions. Let's celebrate the power of education and the bright futures that lie ahead for our students.”
The School of Musical Instrument Crafts is still recruiting students to study on its degree courses for 2023 entry. It’s not too late to apply, even if a student has started at another University or college. The fee will be reduced to reflect the later start.
Find out more about studying a degree or to apply, here.