We are planning to resume in-person graduation ceremonies from May 2022, subject to there being no further changes in the UK Government guidance around large-scale events.

If you are:


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Attending your ceremony



I completed my studies between July 2020 - January 2022; what date will my ceremony take place?



I am expecting to complete my studies this year; what date will my ceremony take place?



Can I defer my place to a future ceremony?



I was due to attend a previous graduation ceremony in 2019/20 but deferred my place to July 2020, which was then postponed due to COVID-19. Will I be able to attend a ceremony in 2022?



I have completed multiple awards in the last few years at King’s; when will my ceremony take place?



Can I reclaim costs for flights or accommodation if I am unable to attend a ceremony?


Booking tickets



How can I book my place at a ceremony?



What happens if the ceremony I have been invited to reaches capacity before I manage to book my ticket?



What can I do if I receive my invitation and my ceremony is not when I expect it to be?



How many guest tickets will I be able to book?



I need a visa to attend my ceremony; what do I do?



Can I use a previous gown hire?


Keeping up to date with ceremony news



How can I ensure I have access to my student record?



I’m a parent or guest of a graduating student. How can I keep up to date with the latest information regarding what options are available?


Proving your graduated status



Will I still receive my degree certificate?



How do I prove I have graduated whilst I wait for my hard copy degree certificate to arrive?



Do I need to attend a ceremony to officially graduate?


Further support



Who can I contact with additional questions about graduation ceremonies?



Where can I find the latest information from King’s about coronavirus?