Degree Congregations information for staff

Guidance and information for members of staff wishing to take part in one of the processions before the University's Degree Congregations.


When are the Degree Congregations?

The next round of Degree Congregations will take place between 8-16 July 2020 (excluding weekends).

How do I confirm my attendance?

All members of staff attending a Degree Congregation are expected to form part of the procession that enters the Great Hall at the beginning of each ceremony.

To confirm your attendance please complete our registration form by Wednesday 24 June 2020 at the latest.

Academic dress

All members of the procession are required to wear full academic dress (robe, hood, hat).  Funding, Graduation & Awards (FGA) will pay for all academic dress ordered on or before Friday 26 June 2020. 

You'll find a gown hire order form attached to your confirmation email once you have registered your attendance.  Please download, print and complete the form before returning it directly to Ede and Ravenscroft so that it reaches them on or before Friday 26 June 2020.

Members of staff ordering academic dress after Friday 26 June 2020 may need to supply their own payment details with their order.  Funding, Graduation & Awards (FGA) will not pay for any late gown hire orders.

What happens next?

Once you have completed the registration form you will receive a confirmation email from Funding, Graduation & Awards (FGA).  This email will also contain details of when and where to assemble before the Degree Congregation.

Should you experience any problems or require any assistance please contact Funding, Graduation & Awards.



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