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Marjon Graduation

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We are pleased to announce the dates for Graduation 2024. The ceremonies will take place on Tuesday 29 & Wednesday 30 October at The Minster Church of St Andrew, Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 2AD.

Further details will be announced nearer the time so please keep checking the website. Eligible students will also receive emails via their marjon address as details are released. 

Graduation is a celebration of your achievement, and does not affect you having your degree, your ability to start work, or to start a postgraduate course.

Please note certificates are sent out and not presented at the ceremony, so make sure your contact details are up to date.


2017 Graduation Ceremonies - on/off row

Child wears a graduation cap

Step-by-step guide

It'll be an amazing day, but do read this so that everything goes smoothly for you!

Step-by-step guide

Graduate lifts up his friend in celebration

Registration and tickets

2024 registration opens in the summer

Registration and tickets

Friends laughing together at Graduation

Ceremony Timetable

2024 timetable not available

Ceremony timetable

Second row - Graduation

A student is fitted with their mortar board ahead of their Graduation

Gown hire

Bookings open in August

Gown hire

A graduate and his parents pose for official photos

Official photos

Bookings open in August

Official photos

Graduation Merchandise

Graduation merchandise

Purchase a momento online

2016 Graduation Ceremonies 2 - always on row

Tom Daley being presented an honorary degree

Honorary graduates

Find out more about our honorary graduates, past and present.

Honorary graduates

International students at Graduation


Keep in touch with the University and update your details.

Keep in touch

Graduates throw their caps

Graduation videos

Relive and share your graduation

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Things to remember:

  1. You collect your guest tickets from registration when you arrive at your graduation. Please note you cannot purchase guest tickets on the day.
  2. You need to hire your gown in advance and then collect it from The Abbey Hall, before your graduation ceremony.
  3. Official photographs are available. It is possible to book on the day booking although it is advised you book in advance to avoid the queues.
  4. Please keep an eye on your emails and return to this webpage for further updates.
  5. Ensure you keep your contact details updated via the student portal or by contacting student records.



Student Union parties: 

The Student Union will be holding a party to celebrate graduation. Details will be released nearer the time via social media. For more information please go to their webpage: /msu/student-experience/

Merchandise available online:

Graduation merchandise, including bears, ducks, t shirts and hoodies in a choice of colours and styles are available.

And finally:

This is a big occasion and can be stressful so make sure you allow plenty of time so that you can really enjoy your day!