Graduation dates and times

Please find below schedule for the September 2021 ceremonies. This is for students who registered for their ceremony before the deadline.

Note - Class of 2020 refers to students who have achieved an eligible award between 7th November 2019 and 4th November 2020, and Class of 2021 to those achieving an eligible award between 5th November 2020 and 31st July 2021.

If you have registered, your specific time was emailed to you Friday 6th August.

Attendance is subject to you meeting the eligibility criteria.

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 further postponement or cancellation of graduation ceremonies, for any reason.

September Graduation Schedule

  • Date:  1-16 September
  • Location: St Albans Cathedral

Wednesday 1st

2.30pm

Department of Clinical, Pharmaceutical and Biological Science (Class of 2020)

Thursday 2nd

10.15am

Department of Psychology, Sport, and Geography (Class of 2020 and Postgraduate Class of 2021)

2.30pm

Department of Psychology, Sport, and Geography (Class of 2021, Undergraduate only)

Department of Clinical, Pharmaceutical and Biological Science (Class of 2021, Postgraduate except MPharm)

6.45pm

Department of Clinical, Pharmaceutical and Biological Science (Class of 2021 Undergraduate and MPharm awards only)

Friday 3rd

6.45pm

School of Education (Bachelor of Arts and Class of 2021 Bachelor of Education awards)

Saturday 4th

10.15am

School of Education (Postgraduate and Class of 2020 Bachelor of Education awards)

Monday 6th

2.30pm

School of Creative Arts (Class of 2020 Music and Postgraduate awards)

School of Creative Arts (Class of 2021 Art and Design undergraduate awards)

6.45pm

School of Creative Arts (Class of 2021 Music, Screen and Postgraduate awards)

Tuesday 7th

10.15am

School of Creative Arts (Class of 2020 Screen, Art and Design awards)

2.30pm

School of Humanities (Class of 2020 and Class of 2021)

Wednesday 8th

10.15am

Hertfordshire Business School (Class of 2020 Accounting, Economics, Information Systems, Project Management, Strategic Management, Business Analysis and Statistics awards)

2.30pm

Hertfordshire Business School (Class of 2020 BSc/BA Business and Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Marketing, UCSA, Tourism, Hospitality and Event management awards)

Thursday 9th

10.15am

Hertfordshire Business School (Class of 2021 Accounting, Economics and Strategic Management awards only)

2.30pm

Hertfordshire Business School (Class of 2021 BSc/BA Business, Business Administration, UCSA, Business Analysis and Statistics, Information Systems and Project Management awards only)

6.45pm

Hertfordshire Business School (Class of 2021 Human Resource Management, Marketing, Tourism, Hospitality and Event management awards only)

Friday 10th

10.15am

Department of Nursing, Health and Wellbeing (Class of 2020 undergraduate awards only)

2.30pm

Department of Nursing, Health and Wellbeing (Class of 2021 and postgrad Class of 2020) + Health CATs

Monday 13th

2.30pm

Department of Allied Health Professions, Midwifery and Social Work (Class of 2020)

6.45pm

Department of Allied Health Professions, Midwifery and Social Work (Class of 2021)

Tuesday 14th

10.15am

Department of Engineering (Class of 2020)
Department of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics (Class of 2020)

2.30pm

Department of Computer Science (Class of 2020)

6.45pm

Department of Computer Science (Class of 2021)

Wednesday 15th

10.15am

Department of Engineering (Class of 2021 Undergraduate awards only)
Department of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics (Class of 2021)

2.30pm

Department of Engineering (Class of 2021 Postgraduate awards only)
Hertfordshire Law School (Class of 2021 Bachelor of Arts awards only)

6.45pm

Hertfordshire Law School (Class of 2021 Bachelor/Master of Laws awards and Joint honours only)

Thursday 16th

10.15am

Hertfordshire Law School (Class of 2020)

Timings for Ceremonies

Activity

Time

Ticket collection

from 8.15am

from 11.45am

from 4.00pm

Robes and Photographs

from 8.15am

from 11.45am

from 4.00pm

Doors

9.30am

1.45pm

6.00pm

Student registration at Abbey

9.45am

2.00pm

6.15pm

Ceremony

10.15am

2.30pm

6.45pm

Refreshments start

11.30am

3.45pm

8.00pm

Robes returned

by 1.15pm

by 5.30pm

by 9.30pm

December Graduation Schedule

  • Date: 2nd-11th December
  • Location: Weston Auditorium, de Havilland Campus
DateTime (tbc)Department/School

tbc

10:00 
12:00 
15:00 
17:00 
19:00 

tbc

10:00 
12:00 
15:00 
17:00 
19:00 

Example Timings for Ceremonies

ActivityTime (tbc)
Parking available from7:509:4512:4514:4516:45
Ticket collection from8:0010:0013:0015:0017:00
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

Light Refreshments (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