Carol Vorderman and son Cameron head to Cambridge to celebrate her daughter Katie’s graduation 


Carol Vorderman shared her pride for her daughter Katie King, 31, on Friday as she headed to her PHD in nanotechnology graduation at Cambridge University.

Taking to Instagram, the TV presenter, 61, shared a snap of herself and son Cameron, 25, in the back seat of a car as they set off for to celebrate the scientist’s big day. 

Looking radiant as ever, proud mum Carol was dressed to impress in a crochet style shirt dress and statement piece of jewellery. 

Proud: Carol Vorderman shared a snap of herself and son Cameron to her Instagram account on Friday as they headed to her daughter Katie King’s  graduation at Cambridge University

Her dapper son Cameron looked smart in a navy suit and sophisticated red tie as he flashed a shy smile in his mum’s selfie.    

Posting the photo to her grid, Carol wrote: ‘Cam and I on our way to my girl’s PhD graduation in @cambridgeuniversity today. @jesuscollegecam first for family lunch….It’s a beautiful day.’ 

The proud mum also added an Instagram Story gushing over Katie’s achievements: ‘Big day today. Cambridge,’ she wrote.  

‘My girl @katie.science has flown back from International Space University for her PhD graduation. Nanotechnology. V. proud mum…she’s officially clever’, she added. 

Cheers: Student pilot Katie, who now attends the International Space University in France, shared snaps showing her toasting a drink with her friend before she boarded her flight

Cheers: Student pilot Katie, who now attends the International Space University in France, shared snaps showing her toasting a drink with her friend before she boarded her flight

Proud: Posting the photo, Carol wrote: 'Cam and I on our way to my girl's PhD graduation in @cambridgeuniversity today. @jesuscollegecam first for family lunch. It's a beautiful day'

Proud: Posting the photo, Carol wrote: ‘Cam and I on our way to my girl’s PhD graduation in @cambridgeuniversity today. @jesuscollegecam first for family lunch. It’s a beautiful day’

Success: The proud mum also added an Instagram Story gushing over Katie's achievements

Success: The proud mum also added an Instagram Story gushing over Katie’s achievements

Meanwhile, over on Katie’s Stories, the graduate was seen returning home to reunite with her family and friends at the top public university. 

The student pilot, who now attends the International Space University in France, shared a slew of snaps showing her toasting a drink with her friend before she boarded her flight. 

Sitting on a plane, the academic gave fans a glimpse into her journey home before the ceremony. 

As she landed back in the UK, she uploaded an image of the famous university with hundreds of fellow graduates dressed in gowns.

Carol shares both Katie and Cameron with ex-husband Patrick King. 

Exciting times: Meanwhile, over on Katie's Stories, the graduate was seen returning home to reunite with her family and friends at the top public university

Exciting times: Meanwhile, over on Katie’s Stories, the graduate was seen returning home to reunite with her family and friends at the top public university

All by myself: Sitting on an almost empty flight, the academic gave fans a glimpse into her journey home before the ceremony

All by myself: Sitting on an almost empty flight, the academic gave fans a glimpse into her journey home before the ceremony

Big day! As she landed back in the UK, she uploaded an image of the famous university with with hundreds of fellow graduates dressed in gowns

Big day! As she landed back in the UK, she uploaded an image of the famous university with with hundreds of fellow graduates dressed in gowns

On Saturday, Carol then shared a tribute to her daughter alongside a clip of Katie posing in her graduation gown and scarlet hood.

The TV star recalled teaching Katie to count and went on to describe Katie’s incredible work in nanotechnology, concluding how ‘proud’ she was of her girl.

She penned: ‘She is strong, She is invincible, She is woman. She is Dr Katie King PhD in Nanotechnology from @cambridgeuniversity.

‘Currently studying at the International @spaceuniversity sponsored by @europeanspaceagency…and determined to join the space industry ASAP.

That's my girl: On Saturday, Carol then shared a tribute to her daughter alongside a clip of Katie posing in her graduation gown and scarlet hood

That’s my girl: On Saturday, Carol then shared a tribute to her daughter alongside a clip of Katie posing in her graduation gown and scarlet hood

Achievement: She penned: 'She is strong, She is invincible, She is woman. She is Dr Katie King PhD in Nanotechnology from @cambridgeuniversity'

Achievement: She penned: ‘She is strong, She is invincible, She is woman. She is Dr Katie King PhD in Nanotechnology from @cambridgeuniversity’

Proud mum: The TV star recalled teaching Katie to count and went on to describe Katie's incredible work in nanotechnology, concluding how 'proud' she was of her girl

Proud mum: The TV star recalled teaching Katie to count and went on to describe Katie’s incredible work in nanotechnology, concluding how ‘proud’ she was of her girl

She’s also my daughter @katie.science and I’m remembering all the moments of joy teaching her, as a little girl, her numbers and her delight in learning her times tables and beyond.

‘So many memories….and today after 5 years of research into the use of gold nano particles to deliver a new cancer drug specifically to tumours and not to damage anything else in the body (hopefully replacing chemotherapy in many instances) she has her Scarlet Hood denoting her PhD from Cambridge

‘We’re proud of you darling.’

It comes after Carol stepped in for Lorraine Kelly last Friday to present her eponymous daytime show, as the host recovered from contracting Covid-19. 

But Carol looked more set for Mallorca as she donned a personalised Love Island robe, clad with a matching water bottle – in true islander style.

The TV icon embraced the popular ITV2 show as she placed the white robe over her existing outfit, which had her name written in pink writing on the left hand side.

From Lorraine to... Love Island? Carol was clad with a personalised robe and islander merchandise as she presented Lorraine earlier this month

From Lorraine to… Love Island? Carol was clad with a personalised robe and islander merchandise as she presented Lorraine earlier this month 

Fellow host Andi Peters also gifted her a water bottle, matching those which the famous islanders are often seen sipping on.

Carol’s blonde tresses were left to fall in a tousled style, as she appeared ready to hit the famous villa.

Aside from the costume-clad Love Island debrief section of the show, the presenter donned a bright pink sweat for the appearance – with a three-quarter length sleeve.

New islander? Looking Mallorca ready, as she discussed the new series of the dating show with Andi Peters during Lorraine (pictured in August)

New islander? Looking Mallorca ready, as she discussed the new series of the dating show with Andi Peters during Lorraine (pictured in August)

She paired the gorgeous look with a nude pencil skirt and complementing court heels.  

Carol opted for a pretty palette of makeup, including a nude pink lipgloss and lashings of mascara. 

During the show, she chatted to guests such as Beverly Knight and former footballer Rachel Yankey.

Stylish: Aside from the costume-clad Love Island debrief section of the show, the presenter donned a bright pink sweat for the appearance - with a three-quarter length sleeve

Stylish: Aside from the costume-clad Love Island debrief section of the show, the presenter donned a bright pink sweat for the appearance – with a three-quarter length sleeve

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