• Postgraduate Graduation - 26th April 2017

  • We are pleased to let you know that tickets are now available to book for the April 2017 graduation ceremony on Wednesday 26th April 2017 at the Barbican, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS.

    Tickets are available from 10:00am, Monday 6 February until 9:00am, Friday 3 March 2017 and are available on a first-come, first-served basis due to high interest in the event.

    In the unfortunate circumstance that your ceremony is fully booked, we will automatically place you on a waiting list. You will be notified about the status of your place on Friday 3 March.

    Next steps

    To book your place please log in to our booking site using your unique 6-digit student ID number from here you will be able to; 

    • Purchase 2 guest tickets at £20 per person
    • Order your graduation gown through our graduation partners, Ede & Ravenscrof
    • Book official photography, through our graduation partners, Ede & Ravenscroft

    • Graduation will consist of two ceremonies; one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

      Morning:

      London Moorgate
      Guildford
      Bristol
      Exeter
       
      Afternoon:

      London Bloomsbury
      Birmingham
      Chester
      Manchester
      Leeds
       
      TIMINGS: TBC

      For full Terms and Conditions please click here.


  • Academic Dress

    As a Graduand you’re required* to wear academic dress which includes a gown, hood and mortarboard. All pre-ordered academic dress will be supplied by Ede and Ravenscroft on the day. You’ll collect your academic dress on the day at the ceremony venue where you’ll be dressed. You’ll then be required to return all academic attire at the end of your ceremony.

    As a Graduand, you should arrive in smart dress – noting that your hood will be fixed to a shirt button. Female Graduands are advised to bring a brooch to secure their hoods.

    As this is a formal celebration, we ask that that guests dress accordingly, in smart attire. Casual clothing such as jeans, trainers and t-shirts are not suitable.

    *The University of Law reserves the right to refuse entry to any Graduand who is not suitably attired.


  • The Venue

    Your Graduation ceremony is being held at The Barbican Centre, and is located in the heart of the City of London and is accessible by rail, road and underground.

    By Tube: We are within walking distance from a number of London Underground stations, the closest being Barbican, St Paul’s and Moorgate. To plan your journey and for up to date travel information, visit the TfL website.

    By Rail: The nearest train stations are Liverpool Street and Farringdon.

    By Bus: Bus Route 153 runs directly past the Barbican along Chiswell Street. We are easily accessible by bus from around the city; plan your journey using the TfL Interactive Bus Map.

    By Foot: Explore the city by visiting us on foot – you can walk to the Barbican within 30 minutes from all over central London.

    N.B. Until autumn 2019, Moorfields Highwalks will be closed for public access. Please see map for alternative routes to the Barbican.

    By Bicycle: Cycle racks are available at the entrance to Car Park 5 and exit to Car Park 3 and helmets and equipment can be left in our free cloakrooms. Our nearest TfL Bicycle Hire docking station is Silk Street.

    By Car: The Barbican is clearly sign-posted and has four car parks on Beech Street and Silk Street.

    By Coach: For those visiting by coach, Silk Street is the designated set down and collect point.


    • When and where is myceremony being held?

      • - The University of Law Postgraduate Graduation will take place on Wednesday 26 April 2017 at The Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS

      Am I eligible to attend?

      • - Students who successfully completed their LPC PgDip, LPC, LPC LLM, LPC MSc, LLM, GDL & BPTC between May 2016 and December 2016 are eligible to attend the graduation.

      How many guest tickets can I buy for my ceremony?

      • - Each Graduand is entitled to 2 guest tickets

      Will there be an opportunity to purchase extra guest tickets?

      • - Unfortunately not. We are only able to allocate 2 guest tickets per student due to health and safety regulations of the venue.

      How can I purchase my tickets?

      Why can’t I log in? I am getting the following message: Please contact [CAname] on [CAphonenumber] before you place your order

      • - If you are seeing this message, please try putting a 0 (zero) at the beginning of your Student ID Number
      • - If you have a double-barrelled surname you will need to put a space between the dash and names so it reads like this: Double – Barrelled
      • - If you are still having problems please contact the Ede & Ravenscroft customer service team on 01223 861854

      What time is my ceremony and what time can I check in?

      The following centres will be graduating at 10:00am and can check in from 8:30am:

      • - London Moorgate
      • - Guildford
      • - Bristol
      • - Exeter

      The following centres will be graduating at 3:30pm and can check in from 2:00pm:

      • - London Bloomsbury
      • - Birmingham
      • - Chester
      • - Manchester
      • - Leeds

      Can I change my ceremony time?

      • - All ceremonies are set and cannot be changed. Each Graduand will attend the ceremony allocated to their centre.

      How long does my ceremony last?

      • - Each ceremony will last around 2 hours

      Do I have to wear a gown?

      • - All Graduands must wear a gown in accordance with University regulations. If you do not have a gown you will not be able to attend the ceremony.

      Where do I hire my gown from?

      Where do I collect my gown from?

      • - You can collect your gown from Ede & Ravenscroft at The Barbican once you’ve checked in. Once your graduation is over you will need to return your gown to Ede & Ravenscroft before you exit the building.

      What do I wear underneath my gown?

      • - Your graduation is a formal occasion so we recommend Graduands dress smartly. T-shirts, trainers and similar casual attire are not permitted.
      • - Clothing with buttons down the front is recommended so you can secure your hood to your gown. Please consider that Ede & Ravenscroft don’t provide pins or grips to secure the hood.

      Will there be disabled access?

      • - Yes, there is disabled access and we have allocated disabled seating in the ceremony room. Please let the Graduation Team know if you require disabled access / seating via email: graduation@law.ac.uk

      Where do I get my certificate from?

      • - You will not receive your certificate on the day of your graduation as all certificated are posted to out after successful receiving your results.
      • - If you have not received your certificate yet then please contact our Former Records department: former-records@law.ac.uk

      How can I book photography?

      • - You can book photography directly with Ede & Ravenscroft once you’ve logged in and hired your gown.

      How do I notify you of any dietary requirements?

      • - You can add any dietary requirements in the Special Requirements comments box when purchasing your tickets, alternatively you can email the graduation team, quoting your full name and Student ID Number: graduation@law.ac.uk

      What does my ticket entitle me to?

      • - You ticket allows entry to the ceremony, 1 glass of Prosecco, soft drinks and refreshments. 
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