Graduands at their ceremony

Graduation ceremonies

Our summer graduation ceremonies will take place in the week commencing 16 July 2018.

— Graduands at their ceremony
— Graduands at their ceremony

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Our Summer 2018 graduation ceremonies:

Summer graduation ceremonies take place in the Great Hall (Richard Hoggart Building) and are followed by a marquee reception on College Green for you and your guests.

Bookings for summer graduation ceremonies closed at midday (12:00) on Friday 8 June.

Winter graduation ceremonies will take place on 17, 18 and 19 December 2018. Booking instructions and ceremony information will be issued to eligible students in the Autumn term.


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Ceremony Dates and Times

Wednesday 18 July 10.30am

  • Media and Communications
  • Sociology

Wednesday 18 July 2.30pm

  • Art
  • Design
  • Visual Cultures

Thursday 19 July 10.30am

  • Anthropology
  • English and Comparative Literature
  • Theatre and Performance 

Thursday 19 July 2.30pm

  • History
  • Music
  • Politics and International Relations

Friday 20 July 10.30am

  • Computing
  • Institute of Management Studies
  • Psychology 

Friday 20 July 2.30pm

  • Educational Studies
  • Institute of Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship
  • Social Therapeutic and Community Studies 
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 have booked tickets for themselves and, if applicable, their guests.

Bookings for summer graduation ceremonies closed at midday (12:00) on Friday 8 June.

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