Your Graduation Ceremony
Congratulations to everyone who has been or will be awarded this year!
The application process for the 2014 Graduation Ceremonies is now open.
Tickets can be purchased via the link on your Portico homepage.
If you are unable to see the link to purchase tickets, but believe that you are eligible to attend a ceremony in 2014, please contact the Student Support and Events Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Further information about applying for your ceremony can be found on the Tickets page.
Information for Parents and Guests
2014 Provisional Graduation Ceremonies Schedule - This is a basic schedule. Graduands should refer to their online application (access via Portico) for their provisional date and time.
Research Degree students who will appear on the April Pass List
If you are a Research Degree student who has been notified they will appear on the April Pass List but has not had any information about the graduation ceremonies this year and can't see the link on Portico to apply please do not panic. Because we do receive late notification of your award you will be informed of a different deadline by which you must apply for tickets when you receive your invitation to apply. Please ensure your contact email and postal addresses are up to date so we can contact you.
Graduation Ceremonies Visitor Visas
If you or your guests are travelling from outside the EU to
attend a UCL Graduation Ceremony you will need a visa to enter the UK.
If your student visa has expired and you have left the UK, you will need
to apply for a general visitor visa. In May 2014 you will be sent a
letter confirming the date and time of your graduation ceremony which
will include the number of guest tickets you have purchased. This can be
used to support your visitors visa applications.
Please note that UCL is unable to provide any kind of additional invitation letter to support visa applications.
The online application for UCL staff who would like to attend the ceremonies as part of the Academic Procession will open in May 2014 when we have a clearer idea of the numbers of students wishing to attend.
Please see provisional schedule below for an idea of the dates. Academic staff will be advised in May 2014 when the online application is open and at that point they will be able to see the confirmed schedule of dates.
Please do get in touch with us if you have any questions about the ceremonies or would like further information.
For information regarding hiring academic dress outside of the graduation ceremony period please refer to our Robes page.