Jumping for joy were dance friends Melissa Flynn and James Marks, who gained Professional Graduate Certificates in Education (dance), and Kelly Hall (Postgraduate Certificate in Education, dance).
Melissa said: "The course was hard work but I loved it – and I’d encourage others to take it."
Melissa has gained a job as Head of Dance at a school in Surrey and James is starting work as Head of Dance at a school in London. Melissa said: "And Kelly has some great prospects."
Latest figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency showed the number of University of Brighton graduates who found work after completing their studies improved again this year.
Nine out of 10 students who completed their first degree in 2012-2013 are in employment or further study, with the majority finding jobs at a managerial and professional level.