Graduation Ceremony

Graduands preparing for graduation ceremony
Date 20/05/2023 at 09.00 - 20/05/2023 at 17.00

Graduation ceremonies are the culmination of students’ hard work and commitment, and a moment to celebrate the completion of their Cambridge degree.

Graduands preparing for graduation ceremony

On completion of your studies, your degree is conferred on you in person or in absentia at a Congregation, or graduation ceremony. Degree Congregations take place in the historic Senate House, where members of the University have graduated since the Eighteenth Century.

The arrangements for the day are as follows:

Graduands Only

Dress check with the Praelector

11:00 – 11:30

Lee Hall

Rehearsal with the Praelector

11:30 – 12:00

Lee Hall

Group Photograph

12:00 – 12:15


Graduands and Guests

Individual Photographs

12:15 – 13:15

East Court

Wet Weather Venue: Fuchs House Music Room


12:15 – 13:15

Lee Hall

Assemble for procession to the Senate-House

(Graduands and Celebrants only)

13:30 – 13:40

Back Gate, Selwyn Gardens

Guests to arrive for the ceremony

14:25 prompt

Senate House

Graduands to arrive for the ceremony

14:25 prompt

Senate House

Graduation ceremony

14:40 - 15:10

Senate House


For more information please visit our graduation information page.

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