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Graduation ceremonies

Your graduation ceremony is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate your achievements with the University, fellow graduates, family and friends.

You've made it!

This website will help you make sure everything is just right on the day – no last-minute panics or I-didn't-know-what-to-do moments – so graduation becomes one of the most memorable experiences of your life.

Don't forget that this is where you will find all the latest, important updates. Check back regularly so you don't miss what is going on at your graduation!

If there's anything this website doesn't answer, then contact us using the online query form, making sure you check our FAQs first.

Future graduation ceremony dates

  • You will receive an invitation email from the graduations team confirming the date and time of your graduation ceremony. You are advised not to make any travel or accommodation arrangements until you have received this email. The University cannot be held liable for any costs incurred for travel or accommodation.
  • Monday 16 – Friday 20 January 2017: All postgraduates and undergraduates receiving results in September 2016. More information will be available in October 2016.
  • Thursday 20 – Friday 28 July 2017: Undergraduates receiving results in June 2017.
  • Final year students will start to receive information about their graduation early 2017.
  • There are exceptions, so you are advised to wait until you have received your invitation email.
  • Keep up to date with the latest news about your graduation ceremony by liking our Facebook page.

Check out what you have to look forward to on your special day:

Can't make it?

It's important that you let us know if you do not intend on coming to your ceremony so that we can send you your certificate. Please log on to OSIS and let us know where you would like us to post your certificate. Failure to inform us if you are not attending may result in your certificate not being sent to you.

After you graduate

Your links to Kingston University do not end with your graduation; you are now part of the Kingston University Alumni Association.

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Kingston University
53–57 High Street
Kingston upon Thames
Surrey KT1 1LQ
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Contact us

Kingston University
53–57 High Street
Kingston upon Thames
Surrey KT1 1LQ
Email us


We suggest you check our FAQs to find out everything you need to know about the graduation ceremonies.


Booking your tickets to your graduation ceremony indicates that you adhere to the University's Graduation Ceremony Policies.

Download the Graduation Ceremonies Policies (PDF).

Ready to graduate?

Have you…

  • Checked your ceremony date and time?
  • Cleared any outstanding debt with the University?
  • Applied for your graduate and guest tickets?
  • Received an email confirming your tickets have been purchased?
  • Hired your gown?
  • Downloaded and printed your ceremony information leaflet?
  • Informed the graduations team of any special requirements you or your guests have?

What our graduates say

"The fact that graduations are being held locally and it's near the river meant that I could take many memorable photos with my friends and family."
Kamolthip Sri-Aim – International Business Management MA

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