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Registration and Visas


Graduation registration is now closed. All eligible students will have been emailed with information on how to register.

In order to attend Graduation, during the registration window, you must register for your ceremony. You can also defer your attendance to a later ceremony or choose to graduate in absentia.

Graduation students taking a picture

The registration process allows you to:

Before completing the registration form, make sure you have:

Please note, your attendance at Graduation is dependent on the successful completion of your programme of study. You can find further information on eligibility in the Frequently Asked Questions.

To ensure that your registration goes as smoothly as possible, please make sure your contact details, including your email address and phone number, are up-to-date on your Student Record via Banner Self Service.

If you have any queries about Graduation, please contact


You must let us know during the registration process if you require a letter to support visa applications for graduands and guests.  

For further information on visas, please visit the GOV.UK website.

For any questions relating to visa letters, please contact

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