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Graduation for Undergraduates

Most Undergraduates choose to graduate in June, at the ceremony which is known as "General Admission".  Undergraduates are also welcome to graduate at other ceremonies throughout the year.

The schedule below is based on last year's, and is provisional only. More details will be circulated to finalists near the end of Lent Term 2023.

Wednesday 28th June 2023

16:00 to 18:00

Dress check & ticket collection

Please wear your gown, hood, and full graduation outfit for the dress check and group photo. You can turn up at any time between 4 and 6pm but please try to arrive closer to 4 or 5pm if possible

18:00 Group photo New Court (Chapel if wet) -- TBC
19:00 Pre-dinner drinks reception TBC

Graduation Dinner (Dress Code: Formal Evening Dress [Black Tie] with academic gown)

  After dinner drinks TBC

Thursday 29th June 2022 (Timings are provisional)

10:30 tbc

Dress Rehearsal for Ceremony
Guests are welcome to watch the rehearsal but must leave for Senate House before the graduands

New Court
11:30 tbc Guests leave College for Senate House via Main Gate
11:40 tbc Procession of graduands leaves College for Senate House via Main Gate
12:00 tbc Doors of Senate House close to guests Senate House

12:05 tbc



Graduands to arrive at Senate House ahead of ceremony

Ceremony begins at 12:15

The ceremony will last approximately 25 minutes

Senate House

13:45 - 15:30 tbc Senior Tutor's Buffet Lunch New Court Marquee/Old Court/Hall
13:00 - 16:00 tbc Individual photographs (pre-booked with Lafayette Photography) Fellows' Garden (Bacon and Marlowe Rooms if wet) - TBC
13:00 - 16:00 tbc Exhibition of Early Printed Books and Silver (optional) Parker Library
15:30 - 16:30 tbc Graduation Chapel Service (optional) Chapel