Graduation memories
Information on postgraduate graduation 2024 will be available soon.

Graduation booking is now open


Graduation ceremonies

Monday 15 to Wednesday 17 July 2024 

Location: Hoe Promenade, Plymouth.
See the full timetable below. 

At a glance – important dates


Booking opens: Monday 20 May 2024
Booking closes: Monday 3 June 2024

Gown hire

Gown booking opens: Monday 20 May 2024
Gown booking closes: Monday 1 July 2024
Additional important dates:
Students with outstanding tuition fee debt with the university are not eligible to attend their ceremony or receive their certificate. Outstanding balances must be cleared by Monday 3 June 2024. 


Only students whose awards have been confirmed by their faculty office can attend the graduation ceremony. If you are unsure about your eligibility, please contact your faculty office.  

Important information about receiving your certificate

Once your award has been conferred, your degree certificate will be posted to the home address you have registered on your student portal. Please ensure this information is up to date and correct. You can update your home address by logging in to the Student Portal. If you studied a collaborative programme, your certificate will be posted to your partner institution.  

Postage of certificates

Certificates posted to UK addresses are sent using Royal Mail second class. Certificates posted to international addresses are sent using standard international airmail (this is not a tracked service and can take up to 28 days to arrive). 
If your home address is overseas and you wish to receive your certificate by tracked DHL Express Worldwide courier, please contact, who will guide you accordingly. Please note that the cost for tracked DHL delivery is £20.

Update your contact details

It is a requirement of all students to keep their contact details up to date. This includes a residential full address (including postcode/area code/country), telephone number, mobile number and personal email address. Please ensure that you check and update your details regularly. Instructions on how to update your details can be found on the Student Portal.

Ceremony timetables

10am 1pm 4pm 6:30pm
Monday 15 July Peninsula Dental School School of Biomedical Sciences Plymouth Business School 1 Plymouth Business School 2
Peninsula Medical School School of Psychology
School of Nursing and Midwifery and School of Health Professions Post-Registration Continuing Professional Development Programmes only
Tuesday 16 July School of Biological and Marine Sciences School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Wednesday 17 July School of Art, Design and Architecture School of Society and Culture 1 School of Society and Culture 2
Graduation at the Minster Church of St. Andrew
Graduation mace bearer
Graduation at the Minster Church of St. Andrew

Your graduate community

Graduating from Plymouth means you're now part of a thriving alumni community making a difference across the world. We're incredibly proud of you and hope you feel the same way about us.
Your lifelong connection with us offers you many benefits, including careers support for three years after graduation and a host of alumni events around the world to help you to network and stay in touch with your old university friends.
Ankitha graduation

Future dates and venues for our graduation ceremonies

  • 15 – 17 July 2024 – The Hoe
  • 19 – 21 November 2024 – Theatre Royal Plymouth
  • February 2025 – St Andrew’s Minster Church
  • July 2025 and onwards – Guildhall
  • December 2025 and onwards – Guildhall

Contact the graduation team

Telephone: +44 1752 586399
Address: The Graduation Team, 008 Hepworth House, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
Twitter: @PlymUni
Facebook: /plymouthuni
In any communication regarding graduation ceremonies, please quote your full name, telephone number, student reference number and programme of study. Please note that to be fair to all students, we can only discuss ceremony details with the student who is graduating. Unfortunately this does not include family and friends. Thank you for your understanding.
University of Plymouth graduation, Plymouth Hoe