Graduation

Celebrate the success and achievements of our students at our Graduation ceremonies.

Graduation playlist

We've created a graduation playlist so you can watch our ceremonies on catch-up. We've listed out the ceremony times further down the page.

Watch previous ceremonies
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2024 Ceremonies

Our 2024 summer graduation ceremonies will take place between Monday 8 and Friday 12 July.

Our 2024 winter graduation ceremonies will take place between Monday 9 and Thursday 12 December.

Download our Graduation day campus map

Discover Preston city centre

Explore Preston with our exclusive discounts that can be redeemed in local restaurants, cafés and hotels.

Disability arrangements

The booking form where you confirm your intention to attend a ceremony asks whether you or your guests have any access requirements that require specific assistance or prior organisation. Please can you confirm details on the form and provide additional information if necessary. If you have any questions, then please email us.

The University of Central Lancashire campus is wheelchair accessible with lift access to all floors.

Please note that ceremonies include flashing lights. Please contact graduation@uclan.ac.uk for more information.

Discover your Alumni Network

Sign up to your Alumni Network via your graduation booking form and take advantage of all of the alumni benefits and support we have on offer. Whether it be careers advice, library and gym access or business support, we’re here for you throughout your graduate life.

Find out more about the alumni network

Social media

Share your graduation celebrations and favourite memories of studying with us using #UCLanGraduates on social media. You can also collect complimentary photo prints from the University Square on the day of your ceremony when you share through Twitter.

Could you be our next TikTok or Instagram star? Look out for our team who will be filming throughout graduation.

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