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Graduation Ceremonies

Graduation Ceremonies take place twice a year and are held at Preston Guild Hall where the University welcomes friends, family and supporters to join our academic staff, civic dignitaries and Fellows of the University to celebrate your achievements.

Graduation 11-15 July 2016 at Preston Guild Hall

BOOK your tickets before 17 June.

You will be eligible to attend if your award is confirmed by the Assessment Board on or before 27 June 2016. If you are studying on campus in Preston, your invitation will be emailed to your uclan email address. If you are not studying on the Preston campus, a letter of invitation will be sent to your home address.

You need to register online if you wish to attend.

Please use the menu on the right to find further information about all aspects of Graduation including dates and times, gown hire, photography, venue, car parking and arrangements for students or guests with a disability.

Need help or advice? Please email the Graduation Team or ring 01772 892447.

Future Graduation Ceremonies

5-7 December 2016 - Ceremony schedule to be published in September 2016

Please note: Graduation ceremonies are regarded as public events.  Names of all graduates (including those graduands in absentia) are published in the graduation programme.  In addition, throughout graduation, university photographers will be taking pictures that may be used for future publicity purposes on either the University's website or in printed material.  If you do not wish your name to appear in the graduation programme or object to your image being used for publicity purposes, please contact us no later than 24 June 2016.

Graduation Ceremonies

Here's a flavour of student celebrations from our July 2015 Ceremonies - Share the Moment