Institute of Education Graduation
Institute of Education Graduation
The UCL Graduation Ceremonies are arranged so that students graduate with their Faculty and programme of study. You should have received confirmation correspondence of your specific graduation date in late May 2017. More information is available to help you with planning your day.
Students who have applied will be able to see the Confirmed date and time of their ceremony on Portico. Please ensure you keep your contact details updated on Portico to ensure you receive all Graduation Ceremonies correspondence.
Can I Attend?
The application for students to attend the 2017 Graduation Ceremonies is now closed.
You do not need to attend a Graduation Ceremony in order to receive your degree certificate and transcript, it will be sent to you by post to the contact address you provided on Portico.
You do not need to attend a Graduation Ceremony in order to receive your degree certificate and transcript. These will be sent to you by post to the contact address you provided on Portico approximately 8-10 weeks after you have received confirmation of your award.
UCL do not graduate students in absentia. It is not compulsory to attend a UCL Graduation Ceremony in order to obtain your award. You can register your non-attendance on Portico.
Degree certificates and transcripts will be sent to you by post to the contact address you provided on Portico approximately 8-10 weeks after you have received confirmation of your award.
I wish to Attend
The application process to apply for tickets is now closed. Please contact the Student Support and Events team if you have any queries.
The deadline to book your attendance and purchase student tickets was 4pm (BST) Tuesday 25 April 2017.
The information on these web pages relates to the UCL (London) Graduation Ceremonies. If you are attending a ceremony at an overseas campus please refer to the following websites for further information:
Academic dress (robe) is mandatory at all UCL Graduation Ceremonies for Students and Academic Staff who are part of the academic procession.
Regulations and Awarding Bodies
The academic dress (robes) you wear depends on your qualification and the institution making the award. Although UCL received awarding powers in 2005 there are still some students who will receive a University of London award. You can check your awarding institution on your Portico.
Please see some of the regulation guides and notes below. We are currently updating both the Illustrated Guide to Academic Dress and the Regulations so please do not panic if there is information missing relating to your degree. For questions relating to missing information and general information about academic dress please email email@example.com.
University of London Academic Dress Regulations
For academic dress (robe) hire outside of the UCL Graduation Ceremonies period please contact J. Wippell & Co Ltd directly.
Academic dress (robes) is mandatory at UCL Graduation Ceremonies and is made up of a robe, hood and hat. The colour and style of these items is dependent on your qualification and awarding institution.
It is your responsibility to order your own academic dress by 4pm (BST) 09 June 2017. To order your academic dress (robes) online go to J.Wippell & Co Ltd. The cost of hiring your academic dress (robes) for the day is £44.00.
Students who decide they no longer wish to attend their Graduation Ceremony must contact the robe supplier directly to arrange a refund in accordance with their terms and conditions.
An illustrated guide of the UCL academic dress (robes) will appear here shortly. However, when you go onto the J.Wippell & Co Ltd website to order your academic dress (robes) you will see an image of what your robes will look like.
The online application for the 2017 Graduation Ceremonies is now closed.
The deadline to apply to attend was 4pm (BST) Tuesday 25 April 2017.
The UCL Graduation Ceremonies Terms and Conditions includes policies on the following topics: Applications and Tickets, Refunds, Academic Dress, Children and Babies, Data Protection, Date and Time of Ceremony, Debts, Filming and Photography, Right to Refuse Entry, Accessible Seating.
- Quick links
- Purchase Tickets
- Additional Guest Tickets
- Collecting Tickets
- Cancel Tickets
- Accessible Seating
The venue for your Graduation Ceremony will depend on the date your Faculty and programme of study have been allocated. By logging onto your Portico Students who have applied will be able to see the date and time of their Graduation Ceremony. Please select the appropriate date below where you will find a wealth of information to help you with planning your day.
H Tempest are UCL’s official photographers they take studio portraits, including family groups at your Graduation Ceremony. There is no need to book or pay in advance.
For more information about styles and a guide to the various packages and prices available please refer to H Tempest website.