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Graduation Eligibility Criteria

 

Receipt of the invitation to register and/or completion of the registration form do not constitute eligibility to attend an Awards Ceremony or to graduate in Absentia.

 

To be eligible for attendance at a Degree Congregation or to graduate in absentia at the July 2018 ceremonies 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:

Monday 3 December 2018- Undergraduate degrees (Senate/Steering Committee)
(in order to meet the Senate committee date, departments must submit finalist examination board results to the Examinations Office by 14:00 on Wednesday 21 November 2018)
 
 Monday 3 December 2018 - Postgraduate taught degrees (Steering Committee)
(in order to meet the Steering committee date, departments should submit pass lists to Student Records by 14:00 on Wednesday 21 November 2018)
 
Monday 19 November 2018 - Postgraduate research degrees (Steering Committee)
(in order to meet the Steering committee date, the Graduate School must be in receipt of examiner's reports and all necessary documentation by Friday 9 November 2018, including hard bound copy and CD of thesis);

  • The award of a degree must have been conferred (e.g. Postgraduate Diploma and Certificate awards are not eligible for Congregation attendance);
  • You must not have an outstanding study related balance on your University account after 16:00 Wednesday 5 December 2018 (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, Academic Office, to either attend the Congregation, graduate in Absentia or Defer to a future ceremony, by 16:00 Wednesday 5 December 2018 (or as set out in your invitation email).