The singer didn't want to miss Eleanor's big day

Louis Tomlinson is clearly a doting boyfriend.

The singer, 22, jetted back from One Direction‘s Where We Are tour in Barcelona on Tuesday to watch his girl Eleanor Calder graduate from university.

Louis looked on as pretty Eleanor picked up her BA (hons) certificate in sociology at the University Of Manchester‘s Whitworth Hall.

He reportedly snuck in to watch the ceremony from the wings, although a Twitter snap has emerged of a man who looks a lot like Louis from behind in the crowd.

‘He was a bit late for the start of the ceremony and he did not want
to create a big fuss. He crept in and kept a really low profile,’ a
source tells the Manchester Evening News.

‘There were around 400 people there at the ceremony and hardly anyone clocked that it was him.’

This week hasn’t just been big for Eleanor – yesterday marked the fourth anniversary of Louis‘ original X Factor audition.

His mum Johannah Poulston felt very proud on the special occasion.

‘4 years ago today I took my boy to Manchester for an audition. I can remember how humble & thankful he was when he got 3 ‘Yes’. Adore him ,’ Tweeted Johannah.

Watch Eleanor Calder graduate…

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