Graduation Checklist

Please find below a checklist to assist you with everything you need to do before, during and after your graduation ceremony. 

No. Task Deadline

Prepare for Graduation


Look at the graduation Timetable to see when you will be graduating. 

Before your congregation


Book your place at graduation through your intranet account after receiving an email to say that graduation booking is open.  

Before 8th November when online booking closes 


Ensure your full official name is correct. 

When booking your place


Inform us of any special requirements for you or your guests. 

When booking your place 

Clear all University debts.

Before 8th November 

Order your Academic gown from Ede and Ravenscroft.

Before 8th November 

Request a visa support letter if required, Contact the Graduation Team

Before 8th November 

Book accommodation if required.

Before you travel to Swansea for your congregation
On the Day
9 Arrive at the Bay Campus, Swansea. How to get to the Bay Campus At least 1½ before your congregation
10 Register and collect your guest tickets and certificates, from The College (no. 15 on the Bay Campus Map)
Arrive early to avoid the queues 
11 Collect your Gown from The College Arrive early to avoid the queues 
12 Have your official Photographs taken in The College  Any time before or after your congregation
13 Enter the Great Hall auditorium and take your seats Doors will open 30 minutes before your congregation start time
14 After your congregation, order your DVD, USB stick and Congregation photo from the Bay Library (no. 5 on the Bay Campus Map)

Any time after your congregation (around a 15 minute wait once ordered)

15 Continue celebrations at your College Reception  500 Internal Server Error

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As informed by your College 
16 Return your Gown to The College Gown return closes at 20.00, except for the Saturday ceremonies when it closes at 16:00
After Graduation
17 Congratulations, you are now an automatic member of our Alumni Association, find out more
18 Swansea Employability Academy is still here to help you with your next steps in starting your career.
19 If you need a replacement certificate or another transcript please contact myunihub@swansea.ac.uk 
20 Please let us know any feedback you have on your Graduation Day, Contact the Graduation Team.