Overview of proceedings

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

July 2021 Ceremony Timeline

ActionTimepoint
Invitations sent and booking opens May 2021
Contact the Graduation Office if you are overseas and require a letter to confirm your graduation ceremony date to support a visa application.  Please refer to the latest travel advice from the UK government. As soon as possible after receiving invitation
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.  If your circumstances change once booking has closed, email the Graduation Office. As soon as possible
Check and confirm your data consent preferences via the MyGraduation portal to ensure you are included/excluded from the graduation programme and other promotional materials.  This will be part of the booking process. 9th June 2021
Hire your academic dress from Ede and Ravenscroft. At least 21 days prior to the ceremony
Deadline for bookings – don't wait until your results are released. 9th June 2021
Ceremony times confirmed (graduands will be contacted via email) 25th June 2021
Book your official photography slot with Tempest via Graduate Booking (tempest-graduations.co.uk.  Official photography is optional but must be booked in advance of your ceremony date.  25th June onwards
Deadline for name changes (2021 cohort). Name changes for the 2020 cohort cannot be accepted as certificates have been produced.  30th June 2021
Programme Boards are held and results released. Mid July 2021
Deadline for finalists who have passed their programme to decline Repeat Attempts in order to graduate. 12.00 midday on Friday 16th July 2021
Deadline for results to be published in order to attend the ceremony. 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 the Graduation Office. Friday 16th July 2021
Deadline for results to be published in order to graduate in absentia (and not attend the ceremony). All outstanding academic fees must be paid in order for results to be released. Monday 26th July 2021

E-tickets sent to graduands.  

If you expect to attend your ceremony during the week commencing 19th July 2021 and have not received your e-ticket by Friday 16th July 2021, please contact the Graduation Office.

If you expect to attend your ceremony during the week commencing 26th July 2021 and have not received your e-ticket by Thursday 22nd July 2021, please contact the Graduation Office.

The week before the ceremony