Before the day
Find out what you need to know and do before your July graduation ceremony.
If you are due to graduate in July you should receive an invitation email in May.
If we have not received an updated email address from you, we will send this invitation to the email address provided on the expression of intent survey, or the personal contact email address you provided while studying with us.
If you do not receive an email and you are expecting to graduate, please contact email@example.com.
If you receive an email and you are not expecting to graduate, please let us know as soon as possible.
What you need to do next
Once you receive an invitation email you must complete the registration form via the link in your email to register for graduation. Please do not share the link with others as it is specific to you.
The registration deadline is 5 pm on Friday 27 May. If you register after the deadline we cannot guarantee you a place at your ceremony.
You must complete the form even if you previously completed the expression of intent survey sent out in November 2021, and even if you do not wish to attend.
How to register
You can register to attend the ceremony, register to not attend, or register to defer. Find out more about your options and how to complete registration.
Find out more about tickets, how extra tickets are allocated and other ways of watching the ceremony.
Find out how to hire your gown and hat and the deadline for ordering.
Use our form to help us pronounce your name correctly on stage.
The ceremony itself is free to attend. You will need to hire a gown and there are optional photography and merchandise costs. Find out more so you can budget for your special day.
Find out about access to our venues and how to contact us to discuss any accessibility needs or requirements you have.
Visa support letter
If you were an international student and have left the UK, you may need a visa to return for your ceremony. Find out how to get a visa support letter.
Use our checklist so you know what you need to do before and on the day, all on one page.
If you are a member of staff, interested in attending a graduation ceremony you can read our information for staff.
Plan your day
Find out about the day including what to expect at the ceremony, advice on getting to the University and a timetable for the day.