Graduation 2018

Monday 17 to Saturday 22 September
University of Plymouth graduation ceremonies: Plymouth Hoe

You'll find all the information you need to plan ahead and make the most of your graduation day right here.

Friday 14 December
Postgraduate graduation ceremonies: Plymouth Guildhall

These ceremonies are for postgraduate students who will complete their studies after September. More information about the timings of the ceremonies and booking information will appear here in due course.

First things first:

Find out your ceremony date and time, how to hire your gown and book your tickets plus important information about eligibility and data protection.

All you need to know about the venue:

All you need to know about the graduation marquees and how to get there plus information about the official photography and DVD service.

Useful information:

Helpful advice for our international students, a step-by-step guide to your graduation day plus information about careers and our alumni community.

Your next steps

With graduation just around the corner, now could be the perfect time to take your study even further and make the most of our wide range of postgraduate study options available to you.

Find out more about postgraduate study


Receive support with course and living costs whilst studying a postgraduate masters-level course by taking advantage of the £10,609 government loan as well as the University's discretionary alumni reward which could entitle you to a 20% discount on home/EU tuition fees, or a £2,000 discount on international tuition fees for particular taught postgraduate programmes.

Find out more about your eligibility.

Thinking of heading in a different direction, pursuing a new career or study a different subject? Postgraduate conversion courses can help you make this transition.

Whether you feel that your undergraduate degree is not the field you want to work in and you need to upskill in a different area to allow you to pursue your chosen career, or if you have developed an interest in a new subject which you want to explore further, studying a postgraduate conversion course can be one of the best ways to fast-track a career change.

Our graduates

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.

Join the alumni community today to access a host of free benefits and services after you graduate.