Graduation is taking place at the Plymouth Guildhall, during the week commencing Monday 24th October (October half term). The exact days and timings will be confirmed nearer the time.
Your step by step guide to Graduation
To follow are details about the graduation ceremonies :
Here is your check-list of everything you will need to do before you attend your ceremony in October. Please read carefully.
Your ceremonies will be taking place during the week starting Monday 24th October 2022 (October half term). The dates and specific ceremony details will be released nearer the time. The traditional format is that there are two ceremonies each day, at 10.30am and 2:00pm respectively with an option for a third if guidelines dictate.
Your Graduation will be held at the Plymouth Guildhall, Plymouth, PL1 2AA. See the maps below for the location and nearest car park. For more information about other car parking facilities in the city visit http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/carparks
3. Checking your eligibility to graduate:
If you fit the following requirements you will be eligible to attend Graduation.
If you do not meet one or more of the above requirements you will NOT be able to attend your ceremony.
Debts must be cleared by contacting Finance firstname.lastname@example.org before the end of July 2022. If debts are not cleared by this date reserved tickets will be re-allocated and any purchased tickets will be refunded.
Please contact Registry Services if you are unsure if you have gained enough credits to graduate Registry@marjon.ac.uk
4. Update your contact details:
It is your responsibility to make sure that the University has your current contact details to ensure you receive all correspondence about Graduation. This includes:
Information about Graduation will be sent via your email address.
Certificates will be all be sent out prior to graduation, there will not be anything to pick up on the day.
5. Purchase your tickets CLICK HERE:
If you have any questions about purchasing tickets please email email@example.com
6. Invitation letters for International students:
When registering for your tickets on the Graduation Portal, you will be asked if you require an invitation letter for yourself and your guests. If you select yes to either of these an automatic email will be sent to a member of the Graduation Team, who will then forward you a letter with the relevant details on.
If you require details like passport numbers and specific names included within the letter, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and someone will come back to you in response to your request.
7. Academic dress and hiring a gown
Gowns need to be hired in advance and will be ready to collect when you arrive for your ceremony on the day. Make sure to allow plenty of time to register and collect your gowns. Check ceremony timings. You can hire your gown from www.wippellgownhire.co.uk The Wippell gown hire website will be live once the tickets go on sale. If you have ordered a gown and cannot attend the ceremony you must inform Wippells at least 48 hours before the Graduation. Refund requests should be made directly to Wippell Gown Hire – 01392 254234.
Ede and Ravenscroft are the official photographers. They provide different packages that can be decided upon on the day or you can pre-book a time slot, before or after your ceremony, at the following web address https://www.gownhire.co.uk/Gownhire/FindInstitution.aspx (please don’t worry that it says gown hire, they also provide this service but not for our Graduation ceremonies).
9. Access to information:
Information about graduation will be communicated in the Graduation section of the University website and by email. Please note access to your marjon email will cease in the Autumn so please make sure you have updated your contact details (see point 4).
10. University Photography and Filming:
11. Local press coverage:
Marjon endeavours to get the names of graduates and their conferred degrees announced in the local press, The Herald. Degree classifications will not be published. To opt out of this please contact the graduation team at email@example.com.