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 - deadline for registering for July 2020 graduation to be confirmed.

Contact us to discuss any access requirements.

Pay any outstanding tuition fees - deadline for payment for July 2020 graduation to be confirmed. 

Order your gown - deadline for hiring your gown for July 2020 graduation to be confirmed. 

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 and your fees paid in full by the relevant deadlines, in order for you to be eligible to graduate and attend the ceremony.  The deadlines for July 2020 graduation will be confirmed in due course.

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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