This might seem like a silly question but some students really do ask. If you have not completed your qualification, in full and by the date of graduation, then you are not permitted to graduate. If you do complete later in the year then you can talk to your tutor about the possibility of graduating the following year.
All students are required to be gowned in order to graduate. This is part of the graduation ceremony and it is a really special experience for everyone to be involved in.
All of the information you need to order your e-tickets (free of charge) and hire your gown is in your invitation. These can be ordered easily online using the details provided. You can also book your professional photographs through this service if you wish.
Your e-tickets will be sent out after the booking has closed. They will be sent out w/c Monday 27th June to the same email address you booked with. You will not need to show your e-ticket at the event, but your guests will so make sure you either print it out for them or forward the e-ticket to them by email.
Each student can invite two guests free of charge. You can book these when you book your own e-ticket.
Yes, we are happy for children to attend the ceremony if accompanied by an adult. If the child needs a space to sit, then they will count as one of your two guests. If your guests are bringing a pushchair then you can let us know when you book their e-tickets and we will do our best to seat them near an aisle.
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There will be light canapes and drinks after the ceremony for graduands, staff and members of the academic party. As it is a long day then we would suggest you have a good breakfast beforehand and bring a small bottle of water to keep you hydrated during the afternoon. There are also food outlets at college.