Graduation ceremonies are recommended for children aged 10 years and over as they are long, formal occasions. Children over the age of 5 must be accompanied by an adult. Children and babies under 5 years of age will not be admitted to the graduation ceremonies. Everyone attending the graduation ceremonies, including children, must have their own ticket. There are no concessionary prices.
UCL is a secular institution and, while it recognises the
rights of individuals to hold their own religious beliefs, it does not
provide facilities for religious worship.
UCL does have a contemplation room for personal meditation open to all. This room is situated in Hut 34, on the path leading from the Bernard Katz Building at the South Junction towards the Henry Morley Building. Its opening hours are 8.30am to 6pm. Users are required to respect the code of practice for using the room, which are displayed. Contemplation Room map.
The Graduation Ceremonies and Receptions being held on 4 July 2013 will take place at the Royal Festival Hall located within the Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX.
As the Southbank Centre is situated in the heart of London it is well served by all means of transport. We strongly advise you to use public transport to reach the venue. To help you plan your route please use the journey planner on the Transport for London website.
For further information about the venue please refer to our Venue Guide.
For information about access to and around the venue please refer to our Access page.
To assist you with understanding the layout of the Royal Festival Hall please refer to the Full Floor Plan.
If your graduation ceremony is taking place this summer between 27 August and 6 September your ceremony will be held in Bedford Square Garden and your reception will be held at UCL on the Gower Street site. Academic robe collection, photography, merchandise and other services will also be based at UCL.
Please download our Venue Guide for information about the venues, parking and facilities.
For information about access to and around the venues please refer to our Access Guide.