Future Graduation Dates

For those ceremonies that were unfortunately postponed in March/ September/November 2020 and January/February/March 2021 we are pleased to confirm that we are planning for your graduation to be in May 2021.

We are continually monitoring government advice and we will be providing another more specific update regarding dates and times in the New Year, January 2021.

Thank you for your ongoing patience and understanding. We wish you all a safe and relaxing time during the festive period.

FAQS for postponed Graduations

When will the March, September, November 2020 and January, February, March 2021 Cathedral graduations and Award Ceremonies take place?

We are rescheduling to May 2021.

What happens next?

We will keep our graduation web pages up-to-date and hope to advise of rescheduled dates and times in the New Year, January 2021. Providing that rescheduled events can go ahead, you will receive an official invitation via email approx. 6 to 8 weeks prior to the event. Please ensure you let us know if your personal email address has changed, you can email the i-zone@canterbury.ac.uk.

Travel and accommodation?

The University’s advice has always been to hold off booking any travel and/or accommodation until you receive your formal email invitation to your graduation. This information still applies.

How will I receive my certificate and Higher Education Achievement Record (HEAR)?

Your certificate/transcript are independent of graduations/award ceremonies and are administered by the Assessments Team. We aim to issue your certificate and HEAR as soon as possible after the Board of Examiners meeting at which the award was ratified. These are sent to your permanent address. Please email the i-zone@canterbury.ac.uk if you have any queries.

Refunds for 21 March 2020 guest tickets?

We are issuing refunds for guest tickets. You are required to fill out fully a finance form for your refund therefore please contact graduation@canterbury.ac.uk directly for advice.

Refunds for my gown hire and photography for 21 March 2020?

Ede & Ravenscroft provide the gowning and photography for graduation. You will need to contact this supplier directly to request a refund for your gown and/or photography. This can be done online at www.gownhire.co.uk before the automated refund deadline. If you are unable to cancel the order online, please call Ede & Ravenscroft on 01223 861854 or email them at customer.services@academic-services.co.uk with order details, so they can process the refund



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