It’s a moment many never forget as they don their robes and gown.
And it was a moment captured in time by the University of Central Lancashire at their winter graduation ceremonies.
Preston Guild Hall saw students, staff and spectators freeze for the world famous Mannequin Challenge.
More than 80,000 views have been made on the video posted on the UCLan Facebook page.
Katherine Cartmell said: “Well done UCLan! Upping the stakes for every Uni….proud to be alumni!”
Munawar Zulfiquar said: “Best mannequin challenge… reminds me my graduation ceremony.”
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Joey Kelly said: “Now that is pretty awesome!”