Postgraduate candidates

Graduation Registration

All eligible students should complete your graduation registration form online, by the deadline of Monday 1 December 2014, whether you wish to attend your graduation ceremony or not. You should complete the form even if you do yet know your result. 

If your degree is awarded in time for you to graduate at the February 2015 Degree Congregation and you have not registered to attend, your degree will automatically be conferred in absentia (i.e. formally awarded at a ceremony in your absence).  You will then not be able to attend a future graduation ceremony for the same award.

Examination boards

In order to graduate at the February Degree Congregation, your examiner's report and recommendation has to be considered at an examinations board.  Details of the dates of these examinations boards and their respective deadlines for receipt of examiners' reports are available here for research degrees, or by contacting your Faculty Office for taught degrees.

Your degree must be confirmed at an examinations board by Tuesday 6 January 2015 for you to graduate at the February 2015 Degree Congregation.

Minor errors

Please note that if your degree is awarded at an examinations board subject to the correction of minor errors, you will still be eligible to graduate at the February 2015 Degree Congregation.  However, your degree certificate will only be issued when the Examinations Office has received written confirmation that the corrections have been made.

Hardbound copy of thesis (Research students only)

Please note that your degree certificate will only be issued once the hardbound copy of your thesis has been submitted to the Postgraduate Examinations Office.


Your degree results will be posted on Student Info, or Past Student Info (for former students) and you will be sent an email confirming that your results are available.  Research students will also be sent a letter confirming your degree.  This will be sent to your registered home address. 

If your degree is not awarded in time to graduate at the February 2015 Degree Congregation, you will automatically be put forward to the July 2015 ceremonies.


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