Family, friends and dignitaries came to the event, which also marked the end of the academic year.
Students lined the steps of Portsmouth’s Guildhall after finishing their Celebration of Achievement ceremony.
Principal of Highbury College Stella Mbubaegbu CBE said: "It was an absolutely amazing day and it’s such a joy to have shared it with such talented and highly successful students. The College’s Graduation and Celebration of Achievement ceremony is a chance to showcase our amazing students and congratulate them on their fantastic accomplishments. It truly is the highlight of our academic year and thanks must go to our wonderful VIP guest Dr Ann Limb CBE DL and our proud alumnus the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth Councillor Lee Mason."