Graduands at their ceremony

Graduation ceremonies

Our winter graduation ceremonies will take place in the week commencing 18 December 2017.

— Graduands at their ceremony
— Graduands at their ceremony

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Winter 2017 graduation ceremonies

Our winter graduation ceremonies will take place during the week on Monday 18, Tuesday 19, and Wednesday 20 December 2017.

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You will graduate alongside fellow students from your department, with each allocated a specific ceremony date and time (see below).

There will be two ceremonies each day in the Great Hall followed by a marquee reception on College Green for you and your guests.

To attend your graduation ceremony you must book your tickets and academic robes in advance, details of when your ceremony will be held are listed below. Bookings will open at midday (12:00) on Wednesday 4 October 2017 and close at midday (12:00) on 15 November 2017. Bookings will not be accepted after the closing date.


Female graduate

Graduation ceremony dates and times (by department)

Monday 18 December 2017 - 10.30am
Anthropology; English and Comparative Literature; History; Politics

Monday 18 December 2017 - 2.30pm
Media and Communications

Tuesday 19 December 2017 - 2.30pm
Computing; ICCE; Institute of Management Studies (IMS)

Tuesday 19 December 2017 - 6.30pm
PGCE Design (Teaching); Educational Studies

Wednesday 20 December 2017 - 10.30am
Cultural Studies; Psychology; Social, Therapeutic & Community Studies (STACS); Sociology

Wednesday 20 December 2017 - 2.30pm
Art; Design; Music; Theatre and Performance (TAP); Visual Cultures

Student laughing in the graduation tent.

Tickets and academic robe bookings

Ceremony tickets and academic robes are booked through our graduation partner Ede & Ravenscroft, not the university.

All students wishing to attend their graduation must wear academic robes on the day and book tickets for themselves and, if applicable, their guests ahead of their ceremony.

Ticket and robe bookings will open Wednesday 4 October 2017 and close on Wednesday 1 November 2017. Bookings will not be accepted after the closing date.

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