We’re excited to be holding our next Graduation Ceremony on Saturday 19th November at Church House Conference Centre, Westminster, London for the conferring of our LLB, LLB CEL and i-LLM Graduands*. Graduation is a proud day for you, your family and friends. A chance to celebrate all that you’ve achieved throughout your studies with us.
As a Graduand, you’re able to attend the ceremony free of charge. You’ll also have the chance to purchase x2 guest tickets, so that your friends and family can join you for this special occasion.
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*Students must have successfully completed by September 2016 to be eligible.
Your graduation ceremony at Church House, Westminster. London will commence at 10.45am on the 19th November 2016.
Your ceremony will include registration, gowning, time for photography, the ceremony celebration, and a post ceremony reception including food and drink refreshments. Please ensure you arrive in good time for registration, robing and photography, as late arrivals may be refused entry to the ceremony.
The closing date for all bookings is Friday 28th October.
If you have any accessibility or dietary requirements, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, student ID and email address as soon as possible so that we can assist where appropriate.
Ticketing, ordering academic dress and photography can all be completed together via an online service with Ede and Ravenscroft.
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1. When and where is the next graduation ceremony? 2. How do I get to the venue? 3. Who is eligible to attend this ceremony? 4. How do I book my place and when will I be able to book? 5. Do I need to apply for a visa to attend graduation? 6. If I am unable to attend the ceremony, how and when will I receive my certificate? 7. Is it free for Graduands to attend? 8. Is there a charge for guest/ guest’s tickets and what is included in the ticket price? 9. Do I need to buy a ticket for my child/baby and is it the same price as a standard guest ticket? 10. Will guests who are not able to obtain tickets be able to join in any of the days’ activities? 11. How do Graduands or guests with disabilities access the Church House and is there a special parking area? 12. Will the Graduation ceremony be screened live or viewable online after the event? 13. What is the cancellation policy? 14. If I am graduating, what do I need to wear? 15. How do I inform you about any special or dietary requirements for myself or my guests? 16. How can I order photography? 17. Can I take photos during the ceremony?
The next graduation ceremony date is Saturday 19 November 2016.
The ceremony is being held at central London Church House. Centrally located in the heart of Westminster, Church House is perfectly situated to enjoy local attractions including Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace and the London Eye.
Church House, Westminster is located o Deans Yard, Westminster, London, SW1P 3NZ and can be accessed in a number of different ways.
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In order to join this ceremony, Graduands must have:
We use an online ticketing service via Ede and Ravenscroft which enables Graduands to book their place for the ceremony and purchase tickets online. Please note that only Graduands who book a place will be able to attend the ceremony.
Ticketing will be opening at the beginning of September 2016.
If you are an International student coming from abroad, you will need a visa to come to the UK and should contact the International Visa Office as soon as you have registered to attend graduation.
All certificates are sent in advance of the ceremony via post.
Yes. Every eligible Graduand is entitled to attend the ceremony free of charge.
Yes. Each Graduand is initially assigned 2 guest places and there is a charge. These can also be ordered through the online ticketing service. Further guest tickets may be opened up nearer to the ceremony date and communication will be sent about this.
The ticket price will include access to all of the ceremony activities as well food and beverages, to be served after each ceremony. This is included in the ticket price for guests. Graduands receive this complementary.
18 years and over £32
Under 18 years £10
Under 3 Free
If the child is old enough to sit on his/her own chair a ticket will need to be purchased. The price for a child between 4 – 18 years old guest ticket is £10. If the child is under 3 years the ticket is free.
Unfortunately guests who have not purchased a ticket will not be permitted to partake in the days’ activities.
There is limited parking at Church House which may only be used under special circumstances and must be booked in advance with the conference centre team.
The following is a listing of disabled parking spaces near Church House; some of these spaces limit the amount of time (four hours) you can park.
The Abingdon Car Park has four disabled car parking bays and allows parking for longer time periods than the on-street parking bays. It is located at Abingdon Street and Great College Street and is open 24 hours a day.
There are no plans to screen the ceremony live.
If you cancel your place after the closing date for purchasing tickets, we are unable to permit any refund of fees paid, as the catering will have been ordered. You will be advised of the closing date for purchasing tickets when you receive notification of the booking period.
As a Graduand, you will be required to wear academic dress for the ceremony and we reserve the right to refuse entry to any Graduand who is not suitably attired. We would recommend that you pre order your gown hire in advance of the ceremony and this can be ordered through the online ticketing service once open.
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Ede and Ravenscroft will be providing the photographic service at the ceremony and these will be taken either before or after the ceremony. They will also be taking photographs during the ceremony and these will be available to view and order online within 2 weeks of the ceremony. You can order photographs both in advance through the online ticketing service and on the day but to save time queuing on the day, we would recommend that you order and pay in advance.
All prices will be visible once ticketing is open via the Ede and Ravenscroft service.
Please note that unfortunately flash photography and video filming is not permitted during the ceremony.
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We recommend that you pre-order your academic dress in advance to ensure availability – you can do this on the telephone or online (you’ll also qualify for a discounted price online). Prices can be found on the Ede and Ravenscroft website.
When you order, you’ll need to provide your:
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.
As an eligible* Graduand, you’re able to attend the ceremony free of charge but you’ll still need to register your attendance to secure a place. You’ll be allocated a seat during the ceremony sat with your fellow Graduands and will be allocated 2 guest tickets which are available to purchase. Guests are welcome to sit anywhere within the guest seating area during the ceremony.
A small number of additional tickets may also be released closer to the time of the ceremony, and will be available on a first come first serve basis. Availability of these tickets will be communicated nearer to your graduation date.
Guest tickets are priced as follows:
3 years and under: Free of charge
4 - 17 years: £10.00
18 years and over £32.00
Your guest ticket price includes:
- Entry to the Ceremony
- A copy of the Graduation Ceremony brochure
- Entry to the Post ceremony reception and refreshments
We use an online ticketing service via Ede & Ravenscroft which will enable you to register for your own place, as well as book and purchase your guest tickets.
There is no dress code for your guests, but as the ceremony is a formal occasion, we'd recommend all guests wear smart dress.
Unfortunately, If you cancel your place after the closing date for purchasing tickets, we are unable to permit any refund of fees paid, as the catering will have been ordered. You will be advised of the closing date for purchasing guest tickets when you receive notification of ticketing.
* Students must have successfully completed by September 2016 to be eligible.
These can be booked on the day of the ceremony; however, we recommend ordering in advance to avoid queues on the day of your ceremony. All packages and prices can be found on the Ede and Ravenscroft website.
Ede & Ravenscroft will be taking photographs during the ceremony as the degrees are awarded. These will be available to view and purchase online after the ceremony.
Please note the use of flash photography or video is not permitted during the ceremony.
For those of you who are keen to own some ULaw souvenirs and graduation mementoes, we now have a vast range of merchandise and gifts available, including ‘Class Of 2016' Hoodies and T-shirts.
Visit our online shop to see the full range of garment styles, colours and products.
Church House, Dean’s Yard, Westminster, London SW1P 3NZ
The ceremony is being held at central London's historic venue – Church House Westminster. The Grade II listed building enjoys a prime location near the Westminster Abbey and the House of Parliament, providing a unique setting for your important day.
The nearest underground stations are Westminster and St James Park.