Checklist for your ceremony

Before the day

Read all the information about graduation, including the terms and conditions.

Check your contact details and your official name are correct on StudentInfo.

Complete the name pronunciation form to help us announce your name correctly at your ceremony.

Complete the registration form by Monday 9 December.

Contact us to discuss any access requirements.

Pay any outstanding tuition fees by Friday 10 January

Order your gown by Monday 3 February. 

Read our advice on getting to graduation, including information about the venue and advice on luggage.

Check the timetable for the day and find out what happens at the ceremony so you know what to expect. 


Your degree must be awarded at a faculty examination board or research degrees examinations board on or before Thursday 23 January and your fees paid in full by Friday 10 January in order for you to be eligible to graduate and attend the ceremony.

On the day

Collect your ticket and your guest tickets from the Richmond Building (the SU).

Collect your gown from the Richmond Building (SU).

Familiarise yourself with what to do when you arrive at your ceremony.

Go to the Richmond Building (SU) either before or after your ceremony, if you want official photographs.

Return your gown at the gown drop-off point at either Wills Memorial Building or the Richmond Building (SU), by 7 pm.

Departmental celebrations

Some departments and schools hold celebrations for their graduating students. Contact your school or department to find out details of any celebration events they may be arranging for your graduation day

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