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Ceremony dates and times

Invitations to attend graduation ceremonies will be sent to you via email to your University and personal accounts.

If you think you will be eligible to graduate this year with an undergraduate award and haven’t received an invitation by 26 May 2021 or for postgraduate awards (including MSci) by 9 July 2021 please email with your name and student number immediately so that we can follow this up.

If you have any questions, please email

What time and date is my ceremony?

Foundation and Undergraduate: 16 – 20 August 2021

The date and venue of your ceremony will depend on which level of study you are on. The date and time of your ceremony are given on your ChiView Graduation page and can be downloaded below. This will appear after the invitations have been sent.

Our August Graduation ceremonies will take place in a marquee on the University’s Bishop Otter campus.

Eligible graduands cannot choose which ceremony to attend other than the one assigned to their specific award.

Download the August ceremony configuration [Excel]

Download the August ceremony configuration [PDF]


Postgraduate: 19 – 22 October 2021

Download the October ceremony configuration [Excel]

Download the October ceremony configuration [PDF]

If you are not attending Graduation

If you are receiving an award in August 2021 and are unable to attend, you may defer your attendance until 2022. Please do this by completing your graduation booking form on ChiView.

If you wish to graduate in absentia (receive your award but not attend your ceremony). Please do this by completing your graduation booking form on ChiView.

A section on the form relates to the use of your personal information by the University, so it is important for you to complete this.

Your certificate will be posted to you after the graduation ceremonies have taken place.

If you need your certificate in advance please contact the Examinations Team at