Class of 2020 and 2021 Awards Ceremonies

Details and new dates for Award Ceremonies that were previously postponed.

Postponed Bristol ceremonies at Ashton Gate Stadium

Following the postponement of the class of 2020 and 2021 Awards Ceremonies we are pleased to announce that these ceremonies will be taking place between Monday 25 April and Thursday 12 May 2022 and will be held at Ashton Gate Stadium.

The ceremony will take place within the stands of the stadium so you will be undercover should it rain. However, we advise that you dress accordingly by wearing a coat, jacket or some extra layers should it be cold.

Ashton Gate Stadium Ceremony schedule

Key details about your Ashton Gate Stadium graduation day

Travelling to your ceremony: Free parking and free shuttle bus services

We have emailed all eligible graduates to let them know that they can register for their ceremony. If you have not received this email, please contact

Keep your details up to date

All direct contact about your Awards Ceremony will be sent to your personal email address. Please make sure that your myUWE is updated with your most current personal email address or you can contact us by emailing to update your contact details.

Graduand at her Awards Ceremony wearing robes.

Key details

Attending an Awards Ceremony is not compulsory

It is important to stress that postponing graduation ceremonies does not impact on the University awarding you your degree, providing you meet the requirements of your course. It is not mandatory for you to attend graduation to complete your degree.

Travel and accommodation

Unfortunately, as per the Award Ceremonies terms and conditions, in the event of cancellation due to a pandemic, the University does not accept liability for any costs/expenses incurred by those due to attend the ceremony.

Find out more about travelling to your ceremony.

Receiving your degree certificate

We don’t hand out certificates at our ceremonies. These should have been sent to the home address on your student record.

Find out more about certificates for graduating students.