Graduation

Graduation in Central Hall

We aim 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 a question, please email graduation@york.ac.uk.

Watch graduation online

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

Honorary Graduates

We awarded 15 honorary degrees at our July 2019 graduation ceremonies. Find out more about our Honarary Graduates, including actor Mark Addy, photojournalist Lynsey Addario and survivalist Ray Mears.

Before graduation

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

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.

Information for guests

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

Your graduation day

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

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.

Information for staff

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

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. 

Honorary degrees

We awarded Honorary degrees to 15 Honorary Graduates at the July 2019 ceremonies. Our graduation archives include lists of the University's Honorary Graduates from 1966 to the present day.