Graduation in Central Hall

The University aims to make your graduation day as special and memorable as possible. Find out more about guest tickets, how to order your gown and what to expect on the day. If you still have queries about your graduation please contact

Before graduation

Students will be invited to register for graduation online. Students must request guest tickets during registration and order their academic dress.

Your graduation day

Congratulations! Find out more about what will happen on the day and view the answers to some frequently asked questions.

Award certificates

If you decide not to attend your graduation we need to either post your certificate to you or arrange for it to be collected after the ceremony. 

Ceremony dates

Find out the date and time of each department's graduation ceremonyIf you are eligible to graduate you will be invited to register through your e:Vision account.

Chinese students

The Graduation Office help Chinese students apply for the Liu Xue Hui Guo Zheng Ming. Find out more about how to apply for the Certification for Returning from Overseas Study.

Honorary degrees

We awarded Honorary degrees to six Honorary Graduates at the January 2019 ceremonies.


Information for guests

Find out important information for guests attending graduation, including arrival times, parking, catering and ticketing.                                                                              

Information for staff

Find out important information for guests attending graduation including submission of theses and undergraduate results, attendance and staff gowns.

Hull York Medical School

The University of York will be hosting the 2020 Hull York Medical School graduation ceremonies.

Watch graduation online

Join in our students' special day by watching our graduation ceremonies online. Streaming begins shortly before each ceremony.

Graduation Archives

The graduation archives include lists of of the University's Honorary Graduates from 1966 to the present day.