Overview of proceedings

Here is the timeline of key dates and actions which you need to do to attend your graduation ceremony.

July Ceremony Timeline

ActionTimepoint

Ceremony dates for Schools and Departments are confirmed.

February

Invitations sent.

Late April

Contact the Graduation Office if you are overseas and require a letter to confirm your graduation ceremony date to support a visa application.

As soon as possible after receiving invitation

Deadline for bookings – don't wait until your results are released.

Late June

Check your data consent preferences in Self Service to ensure you are included/excluded from the graduation programme and other promotional materials.  This will be part of the booking process.

Late June

Inform the Graduation Office if you or your guests have any additional needs – for example you require assistance to cross the stage.  The stage is accessible via stairs or ramps.  If this information is available at the time of booking, please complete the relevant section in the booking form; otherwise email the Graduation Office.

As soon as possible

Hire your academic dress from Ede and Ravenscroft.

At least 21 days prior to the ceremony

Programme Boards are held and results released.

Early July

Deadline for results to be published. All outstanding academic fees must be paid in order for results to be released. If your results are not available via MyResults but you have paid all fees, please contact us.

Friday 5 July 2019

E-tickets are sent and the availability of extra guest tickets confirmed.

If you expect to attend the ceremony and have not received your e-tickets by Friday 12 July 2019, please contact the Graduation Office.

Approximately one week before the ceremony

Graduation Ceremony - what happens on the day

 

December Ceremony Timeline

ActionTimepoint

Ceremony dates for Schools and Departments are confirmed.

Late October/early November

Invitations sent.

Late October/early November

Contact the Graduation Office if you are overseas and require a letter to confirm your graduation ceremony date to support a visa application.

As soon as possible

Deadline for bookings – don't wait until your results are released.

End of November

Check your data consent preferences in Self Service to ensure you are included/excluded from the graduation programme and other promotional materials. This will be part of the booking process.

By the end of November

Inform the Graduation Office if you or your guests have any additional needs – for example you require assistance to cross the stage.  The stage is accessible via stairs or ramps.  If this information is available at the time of booking, please complete the relevant section in the booking form; otherwise email the Graduation Office.

As soon as possible

Hire your academic dress from Ede and Ravenscroft.

At least 21 days prior to the ceremony

Programme Boards are held and results released.

Throughout November

Deadline for results to be published.  All outstanding academic fees must be paid in order for results to be released.  If your results are not available via MyResults but you have paid all fees, please contact us.

Friday 29 November 2019

E-tickets are sent and the availability of extra guest tickets confirmed. 

Approximately one week before the ceremony

Your School may hold a reception independently of Graduation. You may need to book a place - your School will contact you with further information.