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  • BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting in partnership with ACCA – Dubai Graduation

    If you are eligible to attend the Dubai ceremony, you will be sent an email informing you of the location of your ceremony.

    Date: Saturday, 20 February 2021 
    Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dubai

    To secure your place at the ceremony you must either pay a refundable deposit or purchase guest tickets - deadline TBC.

    The information below is to help you with planning your graduation. 

  • You will be sent an email inviting you to the ceremony in August 2020 if you are a Period 37 graduate, or late September 2020 if you area Period 38 graduate. You will need to register for your graduation ceremony if you would like to attend.

    How do I register for my ceremony?

    Once registration is open, you will be sent an email invitation with a registration form attached. You need to complete the form and return it to us via email by the deadline.

    Cancelling your registration

    • If you are unable to attend your ceremony for any reason, then please let us know as soon as possible so that we can allocate your place to another graduate.
    • You can cancel by emailing us at accagraduation@brookes.ac.uk.
    • If you cancel by the date given, we can refund your guest tickets, deposits and gown hire. 

    Once you have registered, you will be sent a confirmation letter via email which will provisionally offer you a place and provide further information about the ceremony. To secure your place at the ceremony you must either pay a refundable deposit or purchase guest tickets - deadline TBC. Ticket sales will open once you have registered for the ceremony.

    I am not bringing guests

    If you are not bringing guests, you will need to pay a deposit of £42.50. This deposit will be refunded to the card used to pay on the Online Shop within 5 working days of the graduation ceremony, provided that you have attended. If you do not attend the ceremony, we will not be able to refund you.

    I am bringing guests

    If you are bringing guests to the ceremony, you don’t have to pay a deposit.

    You can purchase your guest tickets via the Oxford Brookes Online Shop. Sales will open from 1 November 2020.

    • From 1 November to 1 December, you will be able to purchase up to 3 guest tickets at the discounted price of £42.50 per ticket.
    • From 2 December to 19 December, subject to availability, additional guest tickets will be available at the same price.
    • From 20 December to 9 January, any remaining tickets will be available at the full price of £45 each. 

    How do I purchase my deposit/tickets?

    You will need to purchase your deposit/guest tickets via the Oxford Brookes Online Shop. If this is your first transaction through the Online Shop, you will have to register as a new user. Tickets will be available for collection on the day of your ceremony.

    When can I purchase my deposit/ tickets?

    Ticket sales will open from 1 November 2020.

    How much do tickets cost?

    The ticket cost is £42.50 per guest (adults and children over 5 years old). This is the discounted rate. Any remaining tickets available after the initial deadline will be priced at £45 each. You will be informed of all the ticket purchase deadlines once you have registered for the ceremony. 

    How do I hire a gown?

    The cost of gown hire is £50 for the gown, hood and hat. Gown hire is optional but if you wish to hire a gown, this is payable via the Oxford Brookes Online Shop from 1 November 2020.

    In addition to the cost of hiring academic dress, all graduates will be required to pay a cash deposit of 300 AED on the day of the ceremony. This will be refunded when the academic dress is returned to us.

    What is the dress code for me and my guests?

    Whether you are wearing a gown or not wearing a gown, the dress code remains the same. We would ask that you dress smartly or you can wear traditional/religious clothing. We politely request no jeans, t-shirts, shorts or trainers.

    The Imprint Studio, Dubai will be available to take official photographs on the day.

    We will list details of the photo packages and price list once we have received further information from the photographers.

    If you require a visa to travel to Dubai, you can request a visa support letter from us after you have paid your deposit or purchased your guest tickets. Please email us with the name(s) and nationality of your guests once you have made your purchase.

    Please note that it is your responsibility to check that you have made all the necessary arrangements for entry to Dubai. We strongly recommend that you take out travel insurance. 

    Certificates are not issued at the ceremony. They are sent to you by post within 3 months of your award date. Please email certificates@brookes.ac.uk if you have not received your certificate within this timescale.
    If you have any special requirements (for example, wheelchair access or seating near an exit), please email us at accagraduation@brookes.ac.uk.
    Professional photographers and videographers will be at the ceremony and the reception. If you or your guests do not wish to be photographed, please let them know on the day.