Post-ceremony departmental receptions are held on South Kensington Campus. Depending on the department, prizes may be handed out at the reception and some hold speeches.  Receptions begin 15 minutes after each ceremony ends and last approximately 75 minutes.


Menu and Tickets

Drinks at Reception


Light refreshments will be served at each reception; and are included in the ticket price.


  • Prosecco
  • Orange Juice


  • Smoked Applewood and red fruit jam on beetroot shortbread
  • Yorkshire pudding horseradish butter with griddled beef pattie and parsley Sun-blush tomato 
  • Spicy naan with smoked chicken mousse, mango chutney and chilli 
  • Tuna mousse tartlet with celery, red pesto and paprika 
  • Falafel served with beetroot Humous and spring onion (Vegan/Gluten Free)
  • Passionfruit and coconut slice
Graduands at reception


Ticket sales for the departmenal receptions are now closed and there will be no ticket sales on the day.

Please note it is not possible to transfer departmemtal reception tickets between graduands and/or their guests. 

For more information on guest ceremony tickets and to book please visit our registration page.


12:00 Faculty of Natural Sciences
Mathematics Boss Space, Level 2, Skempton Building
Chemistry  Senior Common Room , Level 2, Sherfield Building
Physics  Sir Alexander Fleming Foyer & rooms 119-122
Life Sciences  Queen's Tower Rooms, Sherfiled Building
Summary of the table's contents
15:15 Faculty of Engineering
Earth Science and Engineering  G41 and G38, Royal School of Mines
Civil and Environmental Engineering City and Guilds Building Foyer
Materials Senior Common Room, Sherfield Building
Chemical Engineering Sir Alexander Fleming Building Foyer
Aeronautics 301, Royal School of Mines 
Mechanical Engineering Boss Space, Level 2, Skempton Building 
Computing Sir Alexander Fleming Building Concourse and rooms 119-122 
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Queen's Tower Rooms, Sherfield Building
Dyson School  Dyson Library, Dyson Building
Summary of the table's contents
18:30 Faculty of Medicine
Biomedical Science   Senior Common Room, Sherfield Building
Cardiovascular Sciences 
Gastroenterology & Hepatology 
Global Health 
Humanities, Philosophy and Law
Immunity & Infection 
Neurosciences & Mental Health 
Reproductive & Developmental Sciences 
Surgery & Anaesthesia 
 Boss Space, Level 2, Skempton Building
MBBS (BSc)  Sir Alexander Fleming Building Foyer and rooms 119-122
MBBS (Graduate Entry) 
MBBS (Oxbridge)
Queen's Tower Rooms, Sherfiled Building