Graduation day – Bristol Cathedral
View information about your Awards Ceremony at Bristol Cathedral.
Graduands will need to register on arrival at the desks inside the cloisters entrance of the Cathedral. We recommend arriving approximately two hours before the ceremony begins.
Registration for morning ceremonies will begin at 08:30, for afternoon ceremonies at 12:00 and for evening ceremonies at 15:00. The registration desk will close 30 minutes before your ceremony start time. It is essential that you have registered before this point.
A professional DVD will be made of the ceremony by Visions Unlimited. UWE Bristol DVDs can be ordered in advance through the Visions Unlimited UWE Bristol website, and will be available for collection/purchase within 15 minutes after the event.
Hartpury College graduation ceremonies DVDs can also be ordered through the Visions Unlimited Hartpury College website.
Depending on the time of your ceremony, a typical graduation day will be as follows:
|08:30/12:00/15:00||Arrive cloisters entrance of Cathedral and register.|
|08:30/12:00/15:00||Collect academic robes from Chapter House.|
|08:30/12:00/15:00||Photography studio opens for professional photographs (the studios are very busy throughout the day – arrive early if you require photographs to be taken.)|
|09:30–17:00||The coffee shop in the Cathedral serves light refreshments.|
|09:30/13:00/16:00||If you are collecting a prize as well as having your award conferred, you should go to the stage area, where a steward will brief you about the prize presentation.|
|10:15/13:45/16:45||Graduands should be seated at the front of the Cathedral. Guests should be seated in the nave.|
|11:30/15:00/18:00||Refreshments will be served at the Alumni Reception in the marquee adjacent to the Cathedral after the ceremony.|
|12:00/15:30/18:30||Graduates return their robes in the marquee.|
View the Ceremony dates and schedules section to see Awards Ceremony dates.