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Graduation

Graduation 2020

Regent’s University London will be holding the next set of Graduation ceremonies in the summer of 2020 on 9 and 10 July. Please see the Ceremony Dates section above for exact timings of ceremonies. Graduation Invitations with instructions on how to confirm your attendance and order your Graduation gown will be sent to your University email address only on Tuesday 31st March 2020 (see Confirming your Attendance at Graduation section). We recommend reading all the information on this page including the Graduation Information Guide to help you prepare for your Graduation day (also see Graduation FAQ page).

Ceremony Dates

Regent’s University London Graduation Ceremonies are held in St Marylebone Parish Church once a year during the Summer:

Graduation Ceremony dates 2020

9th July 2020 at 11:00

BA (Hons) Global Business Management
BA (Hons) Global Management (Leadership & Management)
BA (Hons) Global Management (Enterprise & Innovation)
MA International Business

9th July 2020 at 15:00

BA (Hons) Global Management (Finance)
BA (Hons) Global Management (Marketing)
BA (Hons) International Events Management
MA Management
MA Luxury Brand Management
Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education

10th July 2020 at 11:00

BA (Hons) International Business
MSc Finance
MSc Oil & Gas Trade Management
MSc Marketing Psychology
MSc Digital Marketing & Analytics
BA (Hons) Liberal Studies

10th July 2020 at 15:00

BA (Hons) Fashion Design
BA (Hons) Fashion Design with Marketing
BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing
BA (Hons) Interior Design
MA International Fashion Marketing
BA (Hons) Acting & World Theatre
BA (Hons) Film, TV & Digital Media Production
BA (Hons) Screenwriting & Producing
MA Media & Digital Communications
MA International Relations
Foundation Certificate in Psychotherapy & Counselling
BSc Psychology
MSc Psychology
MA Psychotherapy & Counselling
Advanced Diploma in Existential Psychotherapy
Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy
MPhil/PhD in Psychotherapy & Counselling
DPsych Counselling Psychology
Doctorate in Counselling Psychology

Confirming your Attendance at Graduation

You will be invited to a ceremony via your University email address dependent on when your degree is conferred. You are not able to choose a ceremony. Your invitation will contain a link to an online booking form where you can confirm your attendance and your Two complimentary guests.

Places for ceremonies are allocated as bookings are made, so in order to avoid any disappointment we would advise you to confirm your place as soon as you receive your invitation – Tuesday 31st March 2020.

Please be aware Graduation attendance is subject to successful completion of your degree following the final exam boards in June 2020.

You and your guests are strongly advised to confirm your attendance prior to committing to travel and/or accommodation plans.

Additional Tickets

Graduates are entitled to Two complimentary guest tickets only (See Confirming your Attendance at Graduation section). Additional tickets will become available on Tuesday 26th May on a first come first served basis via the Online Store: store.regents.ac.uk

A limited number of tickets will be available to purchase on Graduation days subject to availability.

Graduation Information Guide

The Graduation Information Guide has been designed to help you prepare for your Graduation day and answer all your Graduation related questions.

Download the Graduation Information Guide

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Ceremony Venue

The Graduation Ceremonies will be taking place at St. Marylebone Parish Church, 17 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5LT.

Reception

A light canape and drinks reception will be held at Regent's University London in the marquee on Tuke Lawns. The reception immediately follows your graduation ceremony at the church venue. Only guests with tickets will be permitted to join the Reception.

Wippell's Gowning

Academic dress is mandatory at Regent's University London Graduation Ceremonies and is made up of a robe, hood and hat. The colour and style of these items are dependent on your qualification.

You are required to order a gown from our official gown supplier www.wippellgownhire.co.uk. From the web page you will need to select Regent’s University London from the list of universities, then your qualification.

  • Gown hire will open: Tuesday 31st March 2020 
  • Gown hire deadline: Thursday 2nd July 2020 
  • Once you have registered on the day of Graduation, you will be directed to a room to gown: Rooms D05 & DO6 (Darwin Ground Floor).

Tempest Photography

Tempest Photography are the official photographers for all Regent's University London Graduation Ceremonies.

Tempest Photography are contracted by the University and will be available before and after the ceremony. No appointment is required.

  • Tempest Photography will have studios set up at Regent’s University London: Rooms Herringham Hall, D02, 03 & 04.
  • Photography services are available before and after your graduation ceremony. To avoid disappointment you should arrive early, leaving enough time to robe, register and have photographs taken.
  • You will have the opportunity to join your peers for a group photograph on the Tuke Lawns immediately after the ceremony.

Merchandise

Personalised Regent's University London merchandise will be available to purchase at the reception after your ceremony in the marquee on York Lawns, Regent’s University London.

Comfort Breaks & Personal Belongings

We politely ask that you take all necessary comfort breaks prior to the start of the ceremony.

We do not provide cloakroom facilities on campus or at the church venue. You can leave any personal belongings with family members during the ceremony or alternatively can leave your belongings under your allocated seat at your ceremony location. Please note, it is your responsibility to look after these, we are not liable for the loss of any personal belongings

Before, During and After the Ceremony

Before the Ceremony

On arrival, you must register at the registration desks (location to be confirmed) at Regent’s University London. You must register at the registration desk. Upon registering, you will be given your name card which will have your seat number. Please note, that you cannot change your seat number.

You must keep your name card with you at all times – this has your seat number on it and must also be given to the person reading the names out on the stage. After registration you will be directed to the gowning rooms and then you can make your way to your ceremony location.

If you have time before the ceremony, we would strongly advise that you visit the photography studios as they get extremely busy later in the day. Please allow yourself the full two hours where possible.

During the Ceremony

Start times are 11.00am for morning ceremonies and 3.00pm for afternoon ceremonies. You and your guests must be seated at least 30 minutes before the start of the ceremony. Once the ceremony has commenced, it is at the discretion of the door stewards to allow latecomers into the ceremony once proceedings have started, so please make sure you arrive early. If you do not arrive by the start of your ceremony you risk missing it completely. Your ceremony is expected to last approximately 2 hours maximum.

The Ceremony will be opened by the entrance of the Academic Procession for which the assembly is required to stand. The Chancellor will declare the Ceremony open, there will be speeches before the graduands are presented in programme order. Therefore, you must sit in your allocated seat.

To ensure that every graduand's achievement is honoured equally,we kindly request for you and your guests to remain in your seats until the completion of the ceremony. The Chancellor will declare the ceremony over, whereby the assembly will then be asked to stand for the exit of the Academic Procession.

Cameras and video cameras are permitted inside the venue. However, please do not disturb other guests or our professional photographers/videographers.

After the Ceremony

You will be led out row by row after the Academic Procession has left and will be directed back to Regent's University London for the group photograph and a light Reception.

Please note that your official degree certificate takes up to eight weeks to process from your ceremony date and will not be presented to you on the day of your Graduation.

Graduation Ball

The 2020 Graduation Ball will be taking place on Friday 10 July 2020, 19:30 - 01:00 at The Grand Ballroom at the London Hilton on Park Lane, London, W1K 1BE. Bookings will open on the Tuesday 31st March 2020. All friends and family members are welcome to buy tickets and attend the Graduation Ball.

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