Guest tickets

  • How to book guest tickets for your graduation. 

    Guest tickets

    After you have registered your place, you can book guest tickets from: 

    August-September Ceremonies: 2 July - 16 August

    • You don't need a guest ticket for yourself. 
    • You can have a maximum of 5 guest tickets. You can book up to 2 free guest tickets for the ceremony hall and buy the remainder for the live video link and/or family room at £10 each.
    • Please register and book your guest tickets as early as possible to be guaranteed a place in your scheduled ceremony. 

    How do I book/buy guest tickets for my ceremony?

    Once you have registered, you need to go to the 'My Graduation Planner' tab on PIP and follow the instructions.

    If you experience any difficulties accessing or using PIP, please contact Student Central.

    Book guest tickets now via your PIP »

    Other useful information

  • The Live Video Link Room is in the John Henry Brookes Lecture Theatre. You you can watch the ceremony on a live stream and join the rest of your party at the celebratory drinks afterwards. Tickets cost £10 per person. 

    The Family Room is in Room 1.12 in the Clerici building, and is aimed for children under the age of 5 and an accompanying adult. Adults can watch the ceremony on a live stream whilst there are a range of activities to keep our younger guests entertained. All guests including children can join the rest of your party at the celebratory drinks afterwards. Tickets cost £10 (this admits 1 adult and up to 3 young children). 

    The Ticket Desk will be in the Forum of the John Henry Brookes building. 

    All tickets will be available for collection on the day, 2 hours before your ceremony. You will need a form of photo ID to collect your tickets. 

    Guest tickets don’t have allocated seat numbers - once you have given your guests their tickets they can sit in any seat (except any labelled reserved).

    If there are any remaining guest tickets for the ceremony hall, live video link room or family room they will be available from the Help Desk on the day, 2 hours before your ceremony. Tickets will cost £10. 

    The Help Desk will be in the Forum of the John Henry Brookes building.  

    Friends and family who are unable to attend your graduation will be able to watch your ceremony online from our Graduation webcasts page for free! 

    You can receive a full refund on guest tickets while registration is open (up to 16 August for August-September ceremonies). You will not be able to receive a refund after these dates.

    If you would like a refund, please contact the Graduation Team