Summer 2023

Summer Congregations 2023

For students completing their programme between December 2022 and July 2023.

The Summer 2023 ceremonies, which are primarily for students finishing courses between December 2022 and July 2023, will take place between 12 - 25 July 2023. You can find the schedule below:

Summer Congregation Schedule 2023

You will have received an email if you are eligible to attend, if you have not received an email, please contact the Congregations Office.


Gown Hire

All graduates are recommended to wear the official Newcastle University Academic Dress for the ceremony. Hire your gown from the University Robemakers, Gray & Son of Durham, before 30 June.

Hire charges

Hire is for one day, and charges are as follows:

  • Non-Degree Qualifications (Diplomas and Certificates) = £43
  • Undergraduate Degrees = £43
  • Postgraduate Masters Degrees = £48
  • Doctorates = £53

Buying academic dress

If you wish to buy academic dress (rather than hiring it), please contact Gray & Son Robemakers directly. Prices start at £212 for academic dress for a Bachelor's degree. 

For more information on dress code, mortar boards and other gown questions you may have, please see our FAQs.