Important information about Spring Graduation Important information about Spring Graduation

Online Registration

Online registration is now open and all eligible students have been 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 15 February 2019.

What date will appear on my certificate?

Your official conferment date will be 5 April 2019.

When can I expect to receive my certificate?

Providing you have registered prior to the deadline your certificate will be sent shortly after 5 April 2019.

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

What happens next?

Please allow up to 4 weeks for your certificate to arrive before making contact with the Graduation Office. If you have not received your certificate by 4 January 2019 please email and we will arrange for a reissue to be sent.

Please note we are only able to arrange one reissue certificate in the Graduation Office, if a second reissue is required you will need to contact our Student Records department for which charges will apply.

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 29 March 2019.

Can you email me a scanned copy of my certificate?

We can email you a scanned copy of your Graduation certificate at a cost of £6.00. This would mean a scanned copy would be sent on 5 April 2019 prior to your certificate being sent.

Please note it will not be possible to send an email copy prior to 5 April 2019 or after your certificate has been sent. If you wish to make use of this service please email no later than 29 March 2019.

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 ceremony in July?

Yes. When completing the online registration you will be required to confirm an interest in attending Summer Graduation 2019 to celebrate your achievement. We will then contact you later this year with further details.

Financial Obligations

If you still have an academic related amount outstanding to the University on 5 April 2019 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 & mark statement is issued separately by your Hub and will NOT be delivered with your Graduation certificate (including a scanned copy). Please contact your Hub directly with any queries relating to transcripts or mark statements.

Failure to report a missing certificate

If you fail to notify us by the end of July 2019 that you have still not received your certificate you will have to apply for a replacement certificate via our Student Records department for which charges will apply.