In the event that any or all of the graduation ceremonies have to be cancelled, rescheduled or postponed due to circumstances beyond the control of the University of Sussex, we cannot be held responsible for any costs incurred by the said cancellations, rescheduling or postponement.

Publication of names

There will be a number of areas where we normally publish the names of graduands attending our ceremonies:

  • personalised t-shirts and sweatshirts (available for sale on the day)
  • graduation programme
  • Evening Argus publication of graduates’ names (the Argus ocassionally lists the names in their publication space permitting)

If you would like your name removed from the above you must advise the Graduation Team in writing by Monday 9 April 2018. It should be noted that if any students are in debt to the University on 22 June 2018, their names will not appear in any of the above.

Graduation filming and broadcast

The graduation ceremonies are filmed by the University. Each ceremony is transmitted live around the world so that guests who are unable to attend in person can still enjoy your day with you, and recorded so that you and your guests have a permanent memento of your day. By electing to take part in the ceremony proceedings, you are giving permission for your image to be recorded and broadcasted.

Graduation photography

The University photographer and our official graduation photographers Ede & Ravenscroft Ltd, will be present at our graduation ceremonies and any resulting images taken may be included in future publications or on the University's website. If you do not wish to be included in any of these images, please opt out by contacting the Graduation Team:

Graduation terms and conditions

By confirming your attendance at graduation, you the graduand confirm that you agree to abide by the conditions of the University of Sussex.

Refunds on guest tickets

No refunds will be made for cancellations after 30 April 2018.

Academic robes

By confirming your attendance at graduation, you the graduand confirm that you agree to wear official University of Sussex academic robes provided by our robing company Ede & Ravenscroft Ltd at the ceremony.