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On the day

11am ceremony

Order of events Time
Ticket Collection, Gowning and Photography open 8am
Ticket collection Gowning and Photography close 9:45am
Graduands in lining up venue (Sports Hall 2) 10am
Guests to be seated in KGH (KGH) 10:30am
Procession Starts 10:30am
Ceremony starts (KGH) 11am
Ceremony ends approx 12:30pm
Celebration event in curve starts (BUC) 12:30pm
Celebration event in curve finishes (BUC) 3pm
Gowns Returned (BUC) 8pm

2:30pm ceremony

Order of events Time
Ticket Collection, Gowning and Photography open 11:30am
Ticket collection Gowning and Photography close 1:15pm
Graduands in lining up venue (Sports Hall 2) 1:30pm
Guests to be seated in KGH (KGH) 2pm
Procession Starts 2pm
Ceremony starts (KGH) 2:30pm
Ceremony ends approx 4pm
Celebration event in curve starts (BUC) 4pm
Celebration event in curve finishes (BUC) 6pm
Gowns Returned (BUC) 6pm

5:30pm ceremony

Order of events Time
Ticket Collection, Gowning and Photography open 2:30pm
Ticket collection Gowning and Photography close 4:15pm
Graduands in lining up venue (Sports Hall 2) 4:30pm
Guests to be seated in KGH (KGH) 5pm
Procession Starts 5pm
Ceremony starts (KGH) 5:30pm
Ceremony ends approx 7pm
Celebration event in curve starts (BUC) 7pm
Celebration event in curve finishes (BUC) 9pm
Gowns Returned (BUC) 8pm

Please note these timings are non-negotiable and late entry is not permitted under any circumstances due to graduation etiquette. Please plan to arrive in plenty of time to avoid any disappointment.

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