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General Admission

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    Photo of graduates on the steps at Senate House
    Graduates on the steps at Senate House

    These are provisional arrangments and may be subject to change.

    Although congregations are held at intervals throughout the year, the听late June or early July congregation is set aside for what is called General Admission, at which most undergraduates proceed to their first degrees at the end of their final term. Also included at this time are those receiving their Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine.

    General Admission 2023听for 51福利社 graduands is Saturday 1听July. This will be preceded by a Graduation Dinner in the Dome for graduands and Fellows on Friday 30 June,听at 19:30, with a reception in the Fellows' Drawing Room from 19:00.

    Timetable

    The timetable will not be confirmed until about a week before the ceremony.听 The 2022 timetable is available as a听guide only听for 2023.

    What to Wear

    Please check the academical dress web page for information.听You may wear your own academic gown as long as it is clean and pressed.听The alternative is to hire a gown and the appropriate hood for the degree that you will be receiving. You will require a gown (no hood) for the Graduation Dinner on Friday. If you order through , they offer a 'Collect in College' service.听听

    Please note that it is important that you order your gown and hood well in advance.

    听Accommodation

    All students on a 33-week contract may remain in College until Saturday 25 June without incurring extra rent (except for Buckingham House residents, who will be charged for the College room booked after the end of Full Term on Friday 16 June). All those graduating and on 39-week contracts may stay until Saturday 1 July.
    Please note that although College accommodation is free for Graduands on 1st July, you still need to book a room with the Accommodation Office.听 Unless they have booked accommodation for the Saturday night, all students and guests will be required to vacate their rooms by 18:00 on Saturday 1听July.

    听Room Prices

    Guest rooms for family and friends are available on Friday 30 June听and Saturday 1 July on a first-come basis and may be booked听between 1st 鈥揳nd 31st May. To obtain the rate shown below, please use the promotional code GRADUATIONJ2023听at the time of booking. 听

    Single en-suite with breakfast, first night: 拢76.65
    Twin en-suite with breakfast, first night: 拢114.75

    There is a 10% discount for stays of longer than one night.听 If you or your guests would like to stay for longer than 2 nights, please email Accommodation.

    If only staying on the night of 30 June, students and guests will be required to vacate their rooms by 6.00pm on Saturday 1 July. 听If staying on the night of 1 July, please vacate by 10am on Sunday 2 July.

    听Photography

    Find out about on Graduation Day.听

    As well as taking the formal group photograph on the Friday,听photographers will be present in College on Saturday to take studio-style portraits as well as more informal pictures of graduands and their guests.

    听Tickets for the Ceremony

    You may request听up to two free tickets for the ceremony in the Senate House (you will not need a ticket for yourself). 听

    We expect to have a small number of spare tickets and, if so, these will be allocated by ballot.听 Please note that no more than one ballot ticket will be allocated to any Graduand. 听You can apply for tickets and a place in the ballot on the . 听The deadline for applications is 11 May.

    Tickets for the Garden Party

    You may request听up to three free tickets to the Garden Party: you will require a ticket for yourself.听 You may also purchase up to 4 additional tickets for the Garden Party.听听

    Garden Party tickets may be ordered/purchased on the ; the deadline for this is 11 May.

    听Graduation Dinner

    Those graduating at GA are warmly invited to attend the Graduation Dinner on 30 June.听 Please select a Graduation Dinner ticket at the ; the deadline for this is 11 May.

    Unfortunately, you may only attend the dinner if you are graduating on 1 July. 听If you will be staying on next year to do a fourth year, you may not attend the dinner this year.