It’s graduation season and this year, that doesn’t quite mean the same as it normally does.

The pandemic has meant that ceremonies and celebrations across the world have had to be put on hold, and graduates are left having to celebrate in their own homes.

This year, even though you may not be attending your graduation ceremony, you can still show the world that you are now a graduate with your graduation photo.

The graduates of 2020 have taken to Instagram to celebrate their achievements over the past few years, and although a virtual celebration may not be what you expected, it can still be fun.

You only get one graduation, so make it count! Your caption means a lot, this is your time to show off all your hard work so we’ve compiled a list of our favourite Instagram captions so yours can be unique and fun.

The best graduation caption ideas

1.A song lyric that perfectly captures your graduation mood: here are our faves:

“Today is where your book begins. The rest is still unwritten.” — Natasha Bedingfield, “Unwritten”

“Some people wait a lifetime for a moment like this.” — Kelly Clarkson, “A Moment Like This”

“I was here. I lived, I loved. I was here.” — Beyoncé, “I Was Here”

“We’ve come a long way from where we began. Oh, I’ll tell you all about it when I see you again.” — Wiz Khalifa, “See You Again”

“Started from the bottom now we’re here.” — Drake, “Started From The Bottom”

“Tonight, we are young. So, let’s set the world on fire, we can burn brighter than the sun.” — Fun., “We Are Young”

2. A quote: you can never go wrong with a quote, so find one that speaks to the heart. We like this one: “Graduation is not the end, it’s the beginning”.

Here are some of our favourite quotes for graduation:

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” — Nelson Mandela

“You can never be overdressed or overeducated.” — Oscar Wilde

“Well, I am not usually one for speeches, so goodbye.” — Parks and Recreation

“What, like it’s hard?” — Legally Blonde

“Did everyone see that? Because I will not be doing it again.” — Pirates of the Caribbean

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3. A pun: Skai Jackson used a play on her own name for her graduation pictures #Skai’sthelimit. We also love “Con-Grad-ulations”.

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4. Something pandemic related: Coronavirus may be the reason why your ceremony was cancelled, so use that to make your caption relatable and unique. We like: “If you can’t bring the woman to graduation, bring the graduation to the woman.”

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5. You can’t go wrong with a ryhming caption: why not try “the tassel was worth the hassle”?

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