Parents taking photos of students on an Awards Ceremony day

Awards Ceremony invitations

We will send you an email invitation to an Awards Ceremony if your award has been confirmed by an Award Board. You will also be invited if, according to your student record, you could potentially complete your award in time for the Awards Ceremony.

Please refer to the eligibility guidelines to see which ceremony series you will be invited to.

Invitation schedule

  • July ceremony invites will be sent in April
  • October ceremony invites will be sent in September
  • November ceremony invites will be sent in September

We will send your invitation to your UWE Bristol email address and your personal email address. If you have completed your course you can access your UWE Live Mail through Office 365 for 12 months after your award is confirmed. Please make sure your personal email address is up to date in MyUWE.

If you do not register for your ceremony, we will send the invite again to your UWE Bristol and personal email addresses.

Partnerships students

You will be invited to a UWE Bristol graduation ceremony if you study at one of the following partnership institutions:

  • Bristol, Clifton and West of England Zoological Society Ltd
  • Cirencester College
  • City School of Architecture
  • First Media Design School
  • Foreign Trade University
  • Helsinki Psychotherapy Institute
  • HKU Space
  • Ho Chi Minh City University of Law
  • Kaplan Holborn College
  • Mulberry Bush School
  • South Gloucestershire and Stroud
  • Taylors*
  • The British College
  • Cabot Learning Federation

*Please note: This only applies to Dual Award students who study their final year at UWE Bristol, and Taylors MBA students. If you are a Dual Award student studying your final year at UWE Bristol, you will need to complete your internship modules in order to be eligible for the ceremony.

If your institution is not listed above and you want to attend a UWE Bristol graduation ceremony, please contact the Graduation team at We will be able to invite you if there is enough space in the relevant ceremony. You will need to send your request at least one week before the registration deadline, as otherwise we will not be able to include you.

If you do not receive the invite

If you do not receive the invite when you are expecting to, please contact the Graduation team at and include your student number. Please do this before the registration deadline, as otherwise we cannot guarantee that we can include you in your ceremony.

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