Celebratory reception

After the graduation, graduates and guests are invited to attend the celebratory reception on the PATS field, which will take place immediately after the ceremony and last for approximately an hour and a half.  Food will stop being served after 1 hour.

Please arrive promptly to make sure that you and your guests have plenty of time to enjoy the food and drink provided.

The reception will be an opportunity to celebrate your achievements with your fellow graduates, faculty staff and your guests in the relaxed environment of the celebratory marquee.  

Drinks and a buffet will be served for the first hour only. All those entering the celebratory marquee must have a ticket/wristband. One ticket/wristband will give you access to both the ceremony and reception. Please therefore ensure you retain your ticket/wristband throughout the day.

If you selected specific dietary requirements when booking your tickets, or contacted us, do please make yourselves known to the catering staff at the reception. They can assist you in ensuring you are provided with suitable food and drink.

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