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Graduation Eligibility Criteria

 

Receipt of the invitation to register and/or completion of the registration form does not constitute eligibility to graduate.

Eligibility criteria for students due to graduate in Summer 2021 can be found below

Should the below criteria not all be true for you by the deadlines below, but subsequently all become true soon after, or following the September examination period, you will graduate in absentia at the point all criteria are met and your certificate with be issued after this. Please note that we prioritise sending certificates to graduates who meet the initial deadlines below.

To be eligible to graduate in absentia in Summer 2021, all of the following must be true:

  • Your name must have appeared on a Pass List approved by the Senate or the Steering Committee by no later than the dates stated below for your level of study:

Undergraduate degrees
In order to meet the Senate committee date, departments must submit finalist examination board results to the Student Records Team by 2pm on Thursday 1 July 2021.

Undergraduate degrees - September Resits
In order to meet the Senate committee date, departments must submit finalist examination board results to the Student Records Team by Wednesday 29 September 2021.
 
Postgraduate taught degrees
In order to meet the Steering committee date on 22 June, departments should submit pass lists to Student Records Team by Tuesday 15 June 2021.
 
Postgraduate research degrees
You must have completed the examination process (including confirmation from examiners that corrections have been satisfactorily completed and submission of final thesis) by Tuesday 22 June 2021 to be included on the Pass List due to be approved on Wednesday 7 July 2021.

  • The award of a degree must have been conferred (e.g. Postgraduate Diploma and Certificate awards are not eligible);
  • You must not have an outstanding study related balance on your University account (this includes having any library fines outstanding, and funds must be fully cleared by the University's bank);
  • You must have registered your intention with the Awards and Ceremonies Team by the date set our in your invitation email.