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Donelan backs graduation ceremonies this summer

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Minister tells student website that universities should consider graduation ceremonies depending on Covid restrictions

Despite not letting students return to campuses until at least mid-May, universities minister Michelle Donelan has said she would “strongly encourage” universities to hold graduation ceremonies this year if Covid-19 guidance allows.

Several universities, including the University of Leicester and the University of Warwick, have postponed summer 2021 graduation ceremonies amid uncertainty over whether large gatherings will be allowed.

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