Ceremony dates and times

Find out when your graduation cermemony will take place. All ceremonies are held in Guildford Cathedral and are secular events.

Please note: we have regretfully taken the decision to postpone the postgraduate and undergraduate graduation ceremonies. Read more.


Invitations to attend graduation ceremonies will be sent to eligible students via email to their University and personal accounts:

  • For postgraduate ceremonies in April 2020, emails will be sent in December 2019 – postponed
  • For undergraduate ceremonies in July 2020, emails will be sent in April 2020 – postponed


The date of your ceremony will depend on which level of study you are on.

Postgraduate ceremonies – postponed

2–3 April 2020, Guildford Cathedral 

Undergraduate ceremonies – postponed

There are no current plans to postpone this year’s undergraduate graduations. We will continue to monitor for the latest advice from Public Health England and any developments in the current situation, and will communicate clearly if anything changes.

20–24 July 2020, Guildford Cathedral

Unable to attend?

Read our guidance on what to do if you are unable to attend.