Everything you need to know about tickets for guests attending your graduation. This information is very important as without their tickets your guests may be refused entry.
Each Graduand has the opportunity to purchase up to three guest tickets and four garden party tickets (except those Graduands from Stranmillis University College, who will be able to purchase up two guest tickets due to the size of the ceremony). Graduands will not require a ticket for the ceremony bu will need a ticket for the garden party.
Students will be notified if there are opportunities for additional tickets.
Please note that the number of additional tickets available for allocation will be in correlation to the remaining capacity in the Whitla Hall once all students have registered.
Graduands will be emailed their tickets to their Queen's email address, three days prior to the ceremony. You must have made full payment for your tickets to be emailed to you.
All tickets will contain a QR code that will be scanned upon entry to the ceremony hall and the garden party after the ceremony.
Your graduand seat is reserved, please refer to the board at the left hand entrance to the Hall for your specific seat number.
Guests will be directed to their seat number indicated on the ticket.
Please note that the Whitla Hall does not have a lift. If your guests have special access or communication requirements, please specify this when completing the Graduation Wizard or email email@example.com.
Please see the Student Guests with Disabilities section for more information and guidance.
If you are unable to get additional tickets for your Ceremony, guests can watch a live stream of the ceremony from the Student's Union.
What if my guests are bringing children?
Each guest, including all children, entering the Hall must be in possession of a guest ticket irrespective of age. Everyone who steps onto the stage must be in academic costume and so children can not step on stage. We ask that parents/guardians take into consideration that ceremonies can be long depending on the amount of graduands.
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