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The Graduation Office is responsible for the management of the University's annual Graduation ceremonies which are held at the Colchester Campus in July each year.   

Provisional dates for Graduation 2015 are 14, 15, 16 and 17 July 2015.  This website will be updated with 2015 information at the end of the year.

Watch Again Service for the 2014 Graduation Ceremonies (opens after Graduation).


Forthcoming ceremony dates and times - the Graduation schedule contains details of the ceremony for each Department, School, and Centre.  Important dates to remember.

Getting ready for the day - includes details about registration to attend Graduation, guest tickets, arrangements for children, gown hire, photographs, souvenirs, student letters to support visitor visa applications, and visitor accommodation. 

Graduation day - for information about the venue, arrival and collection of tickets, the ceremony, departmental receptions, catering, press and publicity. Your Guide to Graduation. Short film from Graduation 2011Find your way around Colchester campus - Get the AppLive Stream of Graduation 2014 (currently closed). Watch Again Service for the 2014 Graduation Ceremonies. Mini Graduation Art Workshops for families attending Graduation.

After Graduation - includes details about the Development and Alumni Relations Office, Employability and Careers Centre, student placements and internships, destination of leavers, and the Student Documentation Ordering System which will allow you to purchase copies of Award Certificates, Award Confirmation letters, DOATAP letters, and Academic Transcripts.

Frequently asked questions about Graduation (FAQs)

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