An opportunity to have graduation photographs taken on campus.

Graduation Photography on Campus

This is an opportunity to come to campus to have photographs taken wearing the Newcastle University graduation gown/hood. You will have the choice of booking a slot for professional photographs with our official graduation photography supplier (Tempest) or to simply take your own photographs around campus (or both).

Graduation Photography Day

We will be holding a graduation photography day on Saturday 12 December (9am-5pm). Details for how to book are below but please read the following important information first.


Please be aware that the whole north east region of England has been placed under Tier 3 of the Government’s local restriction tier system. If you wish to book a photography session, you will be required to follow the Government guidance:

In particular, this means that this opportunity is only available to those residing close to Newcastle as you should not be travelling from other parts of the country (or abroad). It also means that only people from the same household are able to attend the session with you.


Please be aware that the graduation photography day could potentially be cancelled at short notice in light of changes to local or national restrictions relating to Covid-19. The deposits for photography sessions and gown hire fees would be fully refunded in these circumstances and we would endeavour to notify you as early as possible.

All the necessary health and safety measures will be in operation to keep you and the staff safe during this activity. This will include the wearing of face masks, maintaining of 2m social distancing and adhering to the one-way routes within buildings and on campus. You will be sent further details and information closer to the date.