Graduation Ceremonies

What you need to know about your UWE Bristol graduation.

Graduation venue change from 2024

Following a venue change to Bristol Beacon from July 2024, we are updating our website. Please check this page for updates in 2024.

Three graduates raising their caps outside Bristol Cathedral

Book your place at graduation

A step-by-step guide to securing your place and booking guest tickets.

Graduate walking down the aisle of Bristol Cathedral after receiving their award

Graduation day

What to expect on your graduation day, from the ceremony schedule to merchandise and travel.

Student using laptop in a cafe

Live stream

Watch the graduation ceremonies live.

Close up of graduate seated in Bristol Cathedral

Dates and deadlines

View dates from the upcoming ceremony series and the deadlines for booking your place, purchasing guest tickets and hiring your robes.

Graduates arriving for their graduation ceremony at Bristol Cathedral


Access options available for graduates and guests, including accessible parking, toilets and hearing loop.

Graduate celebrating with family in the marquee

Guest tickets

How to get guest tickets for UWE Bristol graduation.

Graduate getting fitted for their graduation cap and gown

Robe hire

How to order academic robes from Ede & Ravenscroft for your graduation.

A pair of graduates posing while holding a bouquet of flowers


Details of the photography packages provided by Ede & Ravenscroft for graduation.

Graduate smiling and hugging a family member

Visa support letters

If you or your guests are coming from a country outside of the European Economic Area (EEA), we can provide visa letters to support a visa application.

City bus driving past Bristol Cathedral


How to travel to your graduation ceremony.

Graduate celebrating with their family after graduation


View a selection of photos taken at the UWE Bristol graduations.

The crowd seated in Bristol Cathedral ready to watch a graduation ceremony

Honorary graduates

We award honorary degrees in recognition of achievements that are comparable to an earned degree.

Two academics marking work

Award boards and results publication dates

Publication dates for undergraduate and postgraduate award boards.

Two graduates walking outside a graduation venue

Cancellations and refunds

What to do if you need to cancel your attendance.

Closeup of graduate in the audience watching the graduation ceremony

Graduation terms and conditions

Graduation terms and conditions for students graduating from UWE Bristol.

Guest talking to a member of staff at the registration desk for graduation

Contact us

Ways to get in touch if you have a query about your ceremony.

Frequently asked questions 

Find answers to the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about UWE Bristol Graduation Ceremonies.