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. 



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

When online booking opens


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 online booking closes 

Order your Academic gown from Ede and Ravenscroft.

Before online booking closes 

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

Before online booking closes 
On the Day
9 Arrive at the Patti Pavillion, Swansea.  At least 1½ hours before your congregation
10 Register and collect your guest tickets and certificates from the Patti Pavilion
Arrive early to avoid the queues 
11 Collect your gown from the Patti Pavilion Arrive early to avoid the queues 
12 Have your official photographs taken in the Brangwyn Hall  Any time before or after your congregation
13 Enter the Brangwyn 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 on stage photo from The University Library, Singleton Park Campus

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

15 Continue celebrations at your Faculty/School Reception  As informed by your School
16 Return your gown to the Patti Pavilion  
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.