Do I have to physically attend a graduation ceremony to graduate?

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No, you do not need to attend a graduation ceremony to be awarded your qualification and graduate. The qualification from the University is awarded when the agreed by the Board of Examiners, there is no need to physically attended a graduation ceremony - whether you are graduating this year or any other year.

Hard copies of Degree parchments will be posted out whilst secure and verified electronic degree parchments and HEARs will be issued via the Digitary CORE portal. Further information and instructions will be issued in due course.