Information for staff
All staff from across the University are welcome to register to attend the graduation ceremony/ies of their choice. This must be done by the robing deadline.
Details for attending Awards Ceremonies
The next Awards Ceremonies dates are:
- Bristol Awards Ceremonies: Monday 26 November to Thursday 29 November in Bristol Cathedral.
As the ceremonies are popular with all staff, could we ask that you agree dates and times with your line manager in order to plan staff cover, if necessary.
If you wish to robe and process at a ceremony, you are invited to register online with Ede and Ravenscroft to attend. If you are a new member of staff, please email email@example.com so we can set up an Ede and Ravenscroft account for you.
If you wish to attend a ceremony as a VIP guest, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and the Graduation Office will be in touch with further information.
Registration and robe hire deadlines
View the deadlines for registration and robe hire.
If you miss the deadline or have problems logging onto the Ede and Ravenscroft robing system, please contact the Graduation Team at email@example.com.
Please note that we incur an additional fee for each late robe ordered after the deadline has passed. If you miss the deadline, this will be charged to your Faculty.
Arrival times at Gloucester Cathedral and Bristol Cathedral
If you are robing and processing, please arrive at Gloucester Cathedral and Bristol Cathedral at least one hour before the start of the ceremony. This will allow you sufficient time to collect your robes and join the processional party. Please bring your robe hire confirmation email with you to enable you to collect your robes.
Refreshments for Bristol Cathedral
You are invited to join staff, graduates and their guests for refreshments in the marquee after the ceremony.
Light lunch can be provided for academic staff who are attending consecutive morning and afternoon ceremonies – please contact the Graduation Team at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to order this.
Refreshments for Gloucester Cathedral
You are invited to join staff, graduates and their guests for refreshments in the Cloisters following the ceremony.
A buffet lunch will be provided for staff who are attending the University Centre Hartpury ceremonies.
Security at Gloucester Cathedral and Bristol Cathedral
Please be prepared to show your UWE Bristol ID card to security staff when entering Gloucester Cathedral, Bristol Cathedral and the marquee.
It is advisable to keep your possessions with you at all times.
We will do our best to meet the access requirements of any staff member attending the ceremonies. Please contact the Graduation Team at email@example.com to discuss how your access needs can be met. Please tell us as early as possible so we can make sure these arrangements are in place before the ceremonies.
Please see further information about access requirements.