Rows of students in their graduation gowns.

Your graduation

A time-honoured ceremony and a chance to celebrate your time at university. Find out everything you need to know for your special day.

February 2024 graduation

Tuesday 20 to Friday 23 February 2024

Watch the ceremonies online

The schedule of ceremonies for February 2024 is available here.

Registration for the February 2024 graduation ceremonies opens at 1 pm on Monday 27 November.

Graduation invitations will be sent to the personal (home) email address registered in Student Info.

Click on the heading above to read through our webpages which provide full information about the ceremonies:

Ceremony dates, Before the day: invitation and what to do next, how to register, eligibility, tickets, gown hire, costs, accessibility requirements, visa support, name pronunciation. On the day: travel, parking and venues, timetables for the day, what to expect, photography and merchandise, live screening and streaming of ceremonies. Terms and condition, Frequently asked questions.

You can also follow our Checklist to help you plan your day.

This information is for February 2024 graduands only.

See the Certificates and transcripts webpage for information about receiving your certificate.

July 2024 graduation

Tuesday 23 to Wednesday 31 July 2024

The schedule of ceremonies within that period is not yet available but will be posted here as soon as it is finalised.

Please note that invitations will be sent to students' personal (home) email address as registered in Student Info, so please ensure this information is kept up-to-date.  Arrangements for the ceremonies can only be made when registration opens (date to be confirmed).

All further information and updates about the July 2024 congregation will be posted here when available.

See our Frequently asked questions page for general graduation information in the meantime.

China graduation celebrations

See the China celebration webpages for updates about future events.

If you have an queries, please contact china-celebration@bristol.ac.uk for the latest information.

Frequently asked questions

Find general information about graduation including:

  • Dates and eligibility
  • Information for PG research students
  • Deferrals
  • General ceremony information
  • Registration troubleshooting
  • China celebration events
  • Awards, certificates and transcripts

Visa support

International students can find out about:

  • Visa requirements for attending graduation
  • Requesting a visa support letter to support applications
  • Contact details for further visa advice

Certificates and transcripts

Find out more about:

  • when you will get your certificate
  • receiving your transcript
  • requesting a verification of award letter

After you graduate

Graduation is just the start, discover how you can:

  • stay connected with our Alumni network
  • get support and advice from our Careers service.
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