Conferement of Degrees

Students need to apply to attend a congregation ceremony. All students who would like to attend a ceremony to submit a provisional application in order to reserve a place. Further details about Congregation matters are available from the Congregations Office. Some ceremonies are very full so we cannot guarantee that a late application to congregate can be accommodated.

As we now have transcripts from the University’s database, pass lists are now only produced for final stages – for these, any results advised by Schools before the publication of the pass list should therefore be tagged as ‘provisional’. Pass lists are used to produce degree parchments. Parchments will be issued as soon as possible after the publication of the official pass list and will be accompanied by a ‘Diploma Supplement’ (effectively a transcript in the EU style and printed on special paper).

Where appropriate, parchments and diploma supplements will be issued to students at the end of a congregation ceremony. This applies to undergraduate awards from June being presented at the July ceremonies. It may also apply to masters’ awards from October / November and December ceremonies. However, if there is no suitably timed ceremony, the documents will be posted to students as soon as possible after they are produced.