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.  



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.


Order your Academic gown from Ede and Ravenscroft.

On the Day

Arrive at Swansea Arena

Approximately 1½ hours before your congregation

Register, collect your guest tickets, certificates, and robe from Swansea Arena.  Outdoor queuing areas are not undercover.  Please dress weather-appropriate.

Arrive early to avoid the queues 
9 Have your official photographs taken in The Waterfront Museum Any time before or after your congregation
10 Enter Swansea Arena auditorium and take your seats  Doors will open 30 minutes before your congregation start time
11 After your congregation, order your USB stick and Congregation photo

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

12 Return your gown - Ground floor foyer, Swansea Arena or the Waterfront Museum After your congregation
After Graduation
13 Congratulations, you are now an automatic member of our Alumni Association, find out more
14 Swansea Employability Academy is still here to help you with your next steps in starting your career.
15 If you need a replacement certificate or another transcript please contact 
16 Please let us know any feedback you have from your graduation day.