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 16-20 July 2018 at Preston Guild Hall

BOOK your tickets before Wednesday 27 June 2018.

You will be eligible to attend if your award is confirmed by the Assessment Board on or before Monday, 2 July 2018. Invitations will be issued by email to your UCLan 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

10-12 December 2018 - Ceremony schedule to be published in October 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 the graduation ceremony will be filmed and live streamed over the internet and will ultimately will be available to view on the UCLan website.

There will be general filming and photography taking place throughout your attendance at our Graduation Ceremonies and celebration event which may be used for corporate publicity. If you object to being filmed and/or photographed for this purpose, please contact




Graduation Ceremonies

Here's a flavour of student celebrations from previous ceremonies - Share the Moment