Bangor University Graduation 2017

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Bangor University Graduation 2017

Graduation 2017

The Graduation ceremonies will be held Monday 17 July – Friday 21 July 2017

The detailed subject split for the week’s ceremonies will be available on the website from 1 March 2017.

On these pages you will find all the information to enable you to attend the ceremony. Please make sure you register your attendance, purchase your guest tickets and order your gown.

Graduation July 2017

In order to ensure you are able to attend the ceremony you need to complete the following processes:

  1. Confirm your attendance
  2. Purchase guest tickets
  3. Order your academic gown

1] Attendance

All students eligible to attend Graduation need to inform us whether they will be attending the ceremony by 2 June 2017, by following the link to register here

Please note students WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ATTEND GRADUATION unless they have registered by 2 June 2017.

On the day:

Students only should arrive in the Main Arts Lecture Theatre at least one hour before the start of the ceremony to register that they are present. Please bring your Bangor University ID card with you.

2] Guest Tickets

Admission to the Ceremony for all guests is by TICKET ONLY. Students do not need to purchase a ticket. Most students like to bring friends and family along to their graduation ceremony. As seating in the Prichard-Jones Hall is limited, we are only able to guarantee TWO GUEST TICKETS per student, at the cost of £12.00 each. Tickets should be purchased on-line through “My Bangor”.

Should parents/guardians or friends wish to purchase tickets on behalf of students they may do so through here

If you fail to purchase your guest tickets by 2 June 2017, we cannot guarantee your guests attendance at the ceremony.

If any additional tickets become available for any of the Ceremonies, these will be placed for sale from 3 July 2017 to 6 July 2017. Tickets will cost £12.00 and each student will be limited to TWO EXTRA GUEST TICKETS. Tickets if available will be sold on a first come first served basis.

Ticket Collection

All guest tickets will be available for collection at the student registration desk in the Main Arts Lecture Theatre.

Ticket collection times are as follows:

Morning Ceremony 8:30am to 10:30am

Afternoon Ceremony 12:30pm to 2:30pm

All tickets must be collected 30 minutes before the start of the ceremony from the Main Arts Lecture Theatre.


At Bangor University, Graduation is a family occasion and children are welcome to attend. However, they must be accompanied by an adult. The ceremonies last for approximately 90 minutes and experience shows that children become bored and restless so they are not suitable for very young children. Out of respect for other guests we request that children should be taken outside if they become unsettled during the ceremony so as not to disrupt proceedings and disturb other guests.

Children under the age of 3 (up to the maximum of two per student) must sit on an adult’s lap, and not on a seat. They do not require a ticket.

Children aged 3 and over must have a full price guest ticket for entry to the ceremony. If you are bringing an infant to the Ceremony, who is still in a pram or push chair, please can you indicate this when you purchase your tickets.  You will be asked whether any of your guests require any special arrangements.  We would advise that children watch the ceremony from the Main Arts Lecture Theatre, where no tickets are required.

Additional Guests

You are welcome to bring additional guests who may watch the ceremony relayed on a large screen in a nearby lecture theatre – tickets are not required for this.

3] Visa Requests

If any international student requires a visa letter for their guests wishing to attend graduation, please email Please include your full name, address, course title and date of ceremony in the e-mail.

4] Academic Gown

Graduation is a formal occasion and students are required to wear academic dress. The Academic Gowns are ordered from Ede and Ravenscroft, further details can be found at Academic Dress.

Please note it is cheaper to order your gown before the ceremony either on-line or telephone than pay for a hire on the day.