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.  

22 April - 10 May


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.

By 9 July

Order your Academic gown from Ede and Ravenscroft.

By 10 July
On the Day

Arrive at The LC, Swansea

Approximately 1½ hours before your congregation

Register, robe and have your official photographs taken in The LC.  Outdoor queuing areas are not undercover.  Please dress weather-appropriate.

Arrive early to avoid the queues 
9 Enter Swansea Arena and take your seats.  Doors will open approximately 45 minutes before your congregation start time

Return your gown to The LC (an additional drop off area is located on the ground floor of Swansea Arena if you are not having official photographs taken in the LC after the ceremony)

After your congregation

11 After your congregation, order your on-stage photo in The LC Any time after your congregation (around a 15 minute wait once ordered)
After Graduation
12 Congratulations, you are now an automatic member of our Alumni Association, find out more
13 Swansea Employability Academy is still here to help you with your next steps in starting your career.
14 If you need a replacement certificate or another transcript please contact 
15 Please let us know any feedback you have from your graduation day.