Ceremonies

Graduands in gowns carrying their hoods before graduation.A Newcastle University Congregation ceremony is a celebration of the achievement of those who have been awarded Undergraduate degrees, Postgraduate degrees, Certificates, and Diplomas.

We hold the following sets of ceremonies annually:

  • February (Shanghai ceremony). This ceremony is for any student who wishes to attend a Newcastle University Congregation ceremony in China.
  • June (NUMed ceremony in Malaysia). This ceremony is for students who have studied at Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia.
  • July (Newcastle Summer ceremonies). This is the main Congregations period for students who complete awards in May/June. The majority of students at July ceremonies attend for undergraduate awards, but students with postgraduate awards are also welcome to attend.
  • November (Singapore ceremony). This ceremony is for students who have studied at Newcastle University International Singapore.
  • December (Newcastle Winter ceremonies). This is the main Congregations period for students who complete awards in September-November. The majority of students at December ceremonies attend for postgraduate awards, but students with undergraduate awards are also welcome to attend.

Upcoming ceremonies in 2014

  • June 2014 (NUMed Malaysia): 28 June 2014
  • July 2014 (Newcastle upon Tyne): 8 to 16 July 2014 (click for the schedule)
  • November 2014 (Singapore): date to be announced in due course
  • December 2014 (Newcastle upon Tyne): 2, 3 and 4 December 2014 (provisional dates only)