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:

 

In this article:

 

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?