Graduation dates and times

This is the schedule for December 2022 ceremonies.

This is for students who register for their December ceremony before the deadline: 4th November, 11am UK time.

You must meet the eligibility criteria in order to attend.

For more information including tickets, robe hire and photography, please visit our Preparing for your ceremony and On the Day pages.

Please note: the University of Hertfordshire cannot be liable for any costs, losses or damages (including those associated with travel and/or accommodation) incurred by students, staff or their families arising as a result of the postponement or cancellation of graduation ceremonies, for any reason.

December 2022 Graduation Schedule

  • Date: 7th-10th December 2022
  • Location: Weston Auditorium, de Havilland Campus
DateTimeDepartment
Wednesday 7th December10am

School of Health and Social Work (All Midwifery awards, Contemporary Nursing, Nursing (Child) and Health Care Practice)

12pm

School of Health and Social Work (All other Health and Social Work awards)

3pm

School of Health and Social Work (MSc and BSc Nursing, Learning Disabilities, and Mental Health)

5pm

School of Health and Social Work (BSc Nursing Adult awards)

7pm

School of Health and Social Work (MSc Nursing Adult awards)

Thursday 8th December10am

School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science (Engineering and Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics awards only)

12pm

School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science (Computer Science, Computer Networks and Digital and Technology awards only)

3pm

School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science (Artificial intelligence, Cyber Security and Software Engineering)

5pm

School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science (Data Science awards only)

Friday 9th December9.30amHertfordshire Business School  (MBA and Management with Sustainability)
11.30amHertfordshire Business School (Management and Management with Logistics and Supply Chain Management)
1.30pmHertfordshire Business School (Finance and Investment Banking, Finance and Investment Banking with Advanced Research, Management with Digital Marketing and Project Management)
4pmHertfordshire Business School (Marketing and International Business)
6pmHertfordshire Business School (HRM, Public Service Management, International Tourism and some International Business with Advanced Research)
8pm

Hertfordshire Business School (Doctorate, Business and Organisational Strategy, Business Analytics and Consultancy, All Bachelor of Arts Degrees, Diploma of Higher Education and some International Business with Advanced Research)

Saturday 10th December10am

School of Life and Medical Sciences (all Postgraduate awards apart from Psychology)

12pm

Hertfordshire Law School (Legal Practice awards only) and School of Life and Medical Science (Bachelor of Science awards and Psychology awards only)

3pm

Hertfordshire Law School (all awards apart from Legal Practice), School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Education (Education awards)

5pm

School of Creative Arts and the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Education (Humanities awards)

Timings for Ceremonies on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

ActivityTime
Parking available from7:509:4512:4514:4516:45
Ticket collection between8:00 - 9:3010:00 - 11:3013:00 - 14:3015:00 - 16:3017:00 - 18:30
Robe hire and photo studios open8:0010:0013:0015:0017:00
Weston Auditorium doors open (graduates)9:3011:3014:3016:3018:30
Weston Auditorium doors open (guests)9:4011:4014:4016:4018:40
Ceremony10:0012:0015:0017:0019:00
Drinks Reception (available for one hour after your Ceremony)

11:00 - 12:00

13:00 - 14:0016:00 - 17:0018:00 - 19:0020:00 - 21:00
Robes returned by12:1514:1517:1519:1521:15

Timings for Ceremonies on Friday

ActivityTime
Parking available from07:5009:4511:4514:1516:1518:15
Ticket collection between8:00 - 9:0010:00 - 11:0012:00 - 13:0014:30 - 15:3016:30 - 17:3018:30 - 19:30
Robe hire and photo studios open08:0010:0012:0014:3016:3018:30
Weston Auditorium doors open (graduates)09:0011:0013:0015:3017:3019:30
Weston Auditorium doors open (guests)09:1011:1013:1015:4017:4019:40
Ceremony09:3011:3013:3016:0018:0020:00
Drinks Reception (available for one hour after your Ceremony)10:30 - 11:3012:30 - 13:3014:30 - 15:3017:00 - 18:0019:00 - 20:0021:00 - 22:00
Robes returned by11:4513:4515:4518:1520:1522:15

September 2023 Graduation Schedule

  • Date:  TBC
  • Times: TBC
  • Location: St Albans Cathedral

Example timings for Ceremonies

Activity

Time

Ticket collection between

8.30am - 9:30am

12noon - 1.45pm

4.15pm - 6.00pm

Robes and Photographs

from 8.30am

from 12noon

from 4.15pm

Doors

9.30am

1.45pm

6.00pm

Student registration at Abbey

9.45am

2.00pm

6.15pm

Ceremony

10.15am

2.30pm

6.45pm

Drinks Reception start

11.30am

3.45pm

8.00pm

Robes returned

by 1.15pm

by 5.30pm

by 9.30pm