Graduation memories
Our next graduation ceremony will take place from Monday 18 September to Friday 22 September 2023 at the Hoe Promenade, Plymouth. 
Registration will open on Wednesday 2 August and close on Wednesday 23 August 2023. 
Eligible students who are due to be awarded on or before the 14 September 2023 will receive an invitation email at the end of July 2023.
Online booking is now closed. Please email the graduation team at if you have missed the deadline. 
Please note: If demand is greater than expected, the maximum number of tickets available to new enquirers may be reduced to ensure that those yet to book can purchase a minimum of two guest tickets. Once you have completed the booking process, all of the tickets purchased and detailed in your confirmation email, are guaranteed. The ceremonies will not be live streamed.

Partner institution students

Students studying at the following institutions are able to attend the University of Plymouth graduation ceremony:  
  • City College Plymouth
  • MLA College
  • Maritime Warfare School, Hydrographic and Meteorological Training Unit
  • Rila Institute of Health Sciences
  • Royal Marines School of Music
  • Weymouth College
If you are graduating from a partner institution not listed here, your institution will contact you separately about your ceremony.


Monday 18 September 2023
  • 10:00 - Plymouth Institute of Education
  • 13:00 - School of Art, Design and Architecture 1
  • 16:00 - Plymouth Business School
Tuesday 19 September 2023
  • 10:00 - School of Biological and Marine Sciences
  • 13:00 - School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics
  • 16:00 - School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Wednesday 20 September 2023
  • 10:00 - School of Health Professions 1
  • 13:00 - School of Health Professions 2
  • 16:00 - Peninsula Dental School / Peninsula Medical School
Thursday 21 September 2023
  • 10:00 - School of Nursing and Midwifery 1
  • 13:00 - School of Nursing and Midwifery 2
  • 16:00 - School of Nursing and Midwifery 3 / School of Psychology
Friday 22 September 2023
  • 10:00 - School of Society and Culture 1
  • 13:00 - School of Art, Design and Architecture 2 / School of Society and Culture 2
  • 16:00 - School of Biomedical Sciences / Academic Partnerships
Graduation on the Hoe
Plymouth Business School graduates on Plymouth Hoe.
The graduation of the occupational therapy students

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

  • September 2023 – The Hoe
  • February 2024 – St Andrew’s Minster Church
  • July 2024 – The Hoe
  • 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