Graduation Checklist

Please find below a checklist to assist you with everything you need to 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.  

7th October - 2nd December


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 

Order your Academic gown from Ede and Ravenscroft.

19th December

Request a visa support letter if required, Contact Us

19th December

Clear all University Debts.

5th December

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 Great Hall, please see  Great Hall Ground Floor Plan Arrive early to avoid the queues 
11 Collect your Gown from the College of Engineering,  College of Engineering Floor Plan Arrive early to avoid the queues 
12 Have your official Photographs taken in the College of Engineering, please see floor plan above.   Any time before or after your congregation
13 Speak to our Postgraduate and Alumni teams and take a look at the Swansea University Merchandise in the Core.   Any time before or after your congregation
14 Enter the Great Hall auditorium and take your seats Doors will open 30 minutes before your congregation start time
15 After your congregation, continue celebrations at your College Reception in the Core or School of Management common room for Medical Students.  As informed by your College 
16 Return your Gown to the College of Engineering,  College of Engineering Floor Plan Up to 30 mins after the last Congregation of the day has finished. 
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 
20 Please let us know any feedback you have on your Graduation Day, Contact Us.