Students fly high in roller coaster graduation ceremony

About 80 university graduates from 10 universities in Shanghai screamed with joy at Shanghai Happy Valley in Songjiang District on Sunday in a special roller coaster graduation ceremony.

Wearing bachelor's gowns, they took a ride on the 1,200-meter wooden coaster, China's first wooden roller coaster.

They come from 10 universities including Shanghai International Studies University, Donghua University, East China University of Political Science and Law, and Shanghai University of International Business and Economics.

The amusement park will also offer discounted tickets for those who sat the college entrance examination through August 31.