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Ceremony information for staff

Staff information for graduation ceremonies taking place in July 2023.

Ceremony dates

Graduation ceremonies will take place on Friday 14 and Monday 17 - Thursday 20 July 2023.

The dates and times can be found on the ceremony timings page

Procession registration

Gowns for staff taking part in processions will be provided by Graduation Attire.

All academic staff will receive an email in April with details of how to register for the ceremony and book their gown.

When staff register for their ceremony on the Graduation Attire website they will be asked to confirm their gown details.

Only those registered for the ceremony on the Graduation Attire system can take part in the procession.

A briefing document providing more details such as when to arrive will be emailed to all those registered to take part in the processions.


All ceremonies will take place in the Bath Abbey.

Staff gowning will take place in the Learning Centre which is within the Abbey grounds.

Getting to Bath Abbey

Coaches will be available to take staff from campus to Bath Abbey for each ceremony.

The coach timings can be found on this page

Honorary graduates

Honorary degrees will be awarded at one or two ceremonies per day.

Contact us

For staff queries please contact Gemma Noyce in the Events and Ceremonies Team