Your graduation day schedule

There’s a lot going on during graduation day, so get to campus early and plan ahead to make sure you don’t miss out.  The South Kensington Campus will be very busy so we recommend arriving as early as possible to make sure you have enough time to collect your gown, tickets and be seated in the Royal Albert Hall before your ceremony begins.

1. Registration

Your ticket will be available to collect from the Junior Common Room, Sherfield Building

Registration

Faculty of Medicine

Collection between 07.00 - 09.30

Faculty of Natural Sciences

Collection between 10.45 - 12.45

Faculty of Engineering

Collection between 13.45 - 16.30

2. Collect your gown

You will be able to collect your gown at the following times:

Collect your gown

Faculty of Medicine

Collection between 07.00 - 09.00

Faculty of Natural Sciences

Collection between 10.45 - 12.45

Faculty of Engineering

Collection between 13.45 - 16.30

Don’t forget, your gown must be returned by no later than 20.30

3. Arrive for your ceremony

Ceremony times are:

Arrive for your ceremony

Faculty of Medicine

10.00

Faculty of Natural Sciences

13.45

Faculty of Engineering

17.30

Doors to the Royal Albert Hall open 60 minutes before your ceremony and we recommend you are seated at the Royal Albert Hall at least 45 minutes before your ceremony begins. 

Details of the door you will need to enter the Hall by will be printed on your ticket. 

The doors of the Hall will close 15 minutes before the ceremony begins.

The Royal Albert Hall reserves the right to search bags brought into the Hall. You should be prepared for your bags to be checked and you should avoid bringing large bags or items of luggage.

4. Return your gown

Before you leave campus for the day, make sure that you return your gown to the Sir Alexander Fleming Building. Gown return will close at 21.00.