Important update about Spring Graduation Important update about Spring Graduation

Online Registration

Online registration will open during January and all eligible students will be sent an email with details of how to register.

Do I have to register?

Yes, you are required to register to enable us to issue your certificate. You will also need to confirm whether or not you wish to attend the Graduation ceremony in July.

When is the registration deadline?

Your online registration will need to be completed no later than 19 February 2021.

What date will appear on my certificate?

Your official conferment date will be 9 April 2021.

When can I expect to receive my certificate?

Providing you have registered prior to the deadline your certificate will be sent during the spring.

Due to the ongoing impact of Covid-19 on our working arrangements we are unable to give a precise timescale for posting.

How will my certificate be sent?

Your certificate will be sent using one of the following services:

  • Royal Mail 1st Class to a UK address
  • Airmail to a NON UK address

Can I upgrade the delivery service?

If your certificate is being sent to a NON UK address you have the option to upgrade your delivery to DHL at a cost of £35.00. This would mean delivery usually within 2-4 days of despatch (exceptions apply) together with a full tracking service. If you wish to make use of this service please email no later than 26 March 2021.

Can you email me a scanned copy of my Graduation certificate?

We can email you a scanned copy of your Graduation certificate at a cost of £6.00. 

Please note it will not be possible to send an email copy prior to printing or after your certificate has been sent. If you wish to make use of this service please email no later than 26 March 2021.

Can my certificate be collected from the University?

No, unfortunately we do not allow personal collections. Your certificate will be mailed using one of the options above.

Can I still attend the Summer Graduation in July?

Yes. When completing the online registration you will be required to confirm an interest in attending Summer Graduation 2021 to celebrate your achievement. We will then contact you in April 2021 with further details and you will be required to complete a second online registration to confirm your attendance.

Financial Obligations

If you still have an academic related amount outstanding to the University on the day of conferment we will be unable to confer your award and issue your certificate as per University regulations. Please contact if you have any queries relating to this matter.

Transcripts & Mark Statements

Please note that your official transcript and mark statement is issued separately by your Hub. It is not possible for these documents to be mailed with your Graduation certificate. 

Please contact your Hub directly with any queries relating to transcripts or mark statements.

Undelivered Graduation Certificate

If you fail to notify us by the end of July 2021 that you have not received your certificate you will have to apply for a replacement certificate via our Student Records department for which charges will apply.