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Applying for Tickets

The deadline to apply for tickets for the 2014 Graduation Ceremonies was 4pm (BST) 30 April 2014.

We are no longer able to accept applications to participate in the 2014 Graduation Ceremonies. 

Ticket Collection

Tickets are not sent by post, they are collected by the graduand on the day of your ceremony.

UCL Graduation Ceremony Terms and Conditions

I have a debt to UCL, how does this effect my attendance?

Any student wishing to attend a graduation ceremony must settle debts in full to enable tickets to be released to them. If you have been informed by the Student Support and Events Team that you have a debt which will effect your graduation ceremony tickets please check the email to see who you should contact about paying your debt.

If you are not attending

If you wish to defer your attendance to the 2015 Graduation Ceremonies please complete the Defer Request form by 31 October 2014.

How will I get my degree certificate?

We do not present degree certificates at graduation ceremonies. Your certificate will be posted to you. Please refer to the My Degree page for more information.

I would still like to have my photograph taken in academic dress, how can I arrange this?

We hold Non-ceremony Photography Sessions once a term where you can have professional photographs taken in academic dress, and with friends and family. Please refer to our photography page for more information.

Next Steps

Confirmation of Attendance

After you have received your confirmation email/letter you can start to plan your day. Please ensure you have read through all the documentation you have been sent and contact us at if you have any questions.

Cancellations and Refunds

The deadline has now past to apply for a refund of graduation ceremonies tickets.  If you or your guests can no longer attend the ceremonies please email

Additional Tickets

Graduands who have already applied to attend the 2014 Graduation Ceremonies who wish to purchase additional guest tickets, should email Additional guest tickets will be allocated on a first come first served basis and are subject to availability.

Your UCL Graduation Ceremony


Congratulations! You have or are about to, complete a degree or graduate diploma at UCL.

Your graduation ceremony is a celebration of your achievement. It is a time to get together with family, friends and colleagues to acknowledge your success before moving on to the next phase of your career.

The best way to get the most from your day is to plan!

Graduation Ceremonies Visitor Visas

If you or your guests are coming from outside of the EU to attend a UCL Graduation Ceremony you will require a visa to enter the UK. We strongly advise all graduands and guests to read through our guidance document and consult the relevant pages of the UK Visas and Immigration website before applying for their visa.

If you have any questions about visa applications please email the UCL Rights and Advice office.