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 4-6 December 2017 at Preston Guild Hall

BOOK your tickets before Wednesday 22 November.

You will be eligible to attend if your award is confirmed by the Assessment Board on or before Friday 10 November 2017. Invitations will be issued by letter and email to your personal email 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

16-20 July 2018 - Ceremony schedule to be published in March 2018

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 10 November 2017.

Graduation Ceremonies

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