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Timetable For The Day

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The table below outlines the schedule for your entire graduation ceremony. Please ensure you check whether your graduation will take place in the morning or the afternoon before referring to the table below.

Where Event


Ceremony Starts 10.30



Ceremony Starts 14.30


Elmwood Hall Photography (optional) 9.30 9.30
Marquee (next to South Dining Hall) 

Graduation Information Point to include Photography Information, Wayfinding and Robe pinning. 

Please note this services closes 30 minutes before each ceremony. 

9.00 12.30
Sir William Whitla Hall Doors open 9.45  13.45
  Graduands to be seated 10.00 14.00
  Doors close 10.15  14.15
  Ceremony starts 10.30  14.30
  Ceremony ends (approximately) 11.30  15.30
Elmwood Hall Photography (optional) Until 18.00   Until 18.00
Quadrangle Garden Party


Gown Store (South Dining Hall) Return of Academic Costume Before 14.00 18.00


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