Student Guidance Centre


Students celebrating their graduation

Attending the Ceremony 

All students must register their intention for Graduation; if they wish to attend, defer or graduate in absentia.

In order to collect your tickets and gown all graduation fees must be paid and you must have your Graduation Reference Page with proof of payment.


Two recent graduates celebrating

Correct academic costume [gown and hood] is compulsory for all graduands who attend University ceremonial events. Each hood has been assigned a colour associated with a degree discipline of Queen's.

The University provides a live stream of each Ceremony via the link to your left Live Broadcast’.

Any students who do not attend the Graduation ceremony will have their parchment posted during August (Summer Graduation) or January (Winter Graduation). Those students who have graduated In Absentia must pay the £10 fee before any parchments can be posted. This can be paid online via the Worldpay link in the registration page or in person to the Student Finance Office, 1st floor, Student Guidance Centre.