Winter graduation

The University of Sussex winter graduation took place on Wednesday 22 January and Thursday 23 January 2020 at the Brighton Centre.

Ceremony schedule for 2021

The winter schedule is yet to be announced.

Covid-19 notice

We are closely monitoring Coronavirus developments and following government advice, especially relating to large public gatherings. More information will be available in autumn 2020. 

Key dates and deadlines

  • TBC – invites sent to personal email addresses
  • TBC – deadline to confirm your place and book your tickets
  • TBC – deadline to apply for a refund for unwanted guest tickets
  • TBC – additional guest tickets go on sale
  • TBC – deadline to book your gown and photography.

PhD students

If you are a postgraduate research student who wants to graduate at a winter ceremony, you’ll have to do the following by these dates:

  • TBC – receive the examiners' approval that thesis corrections have been made to their satisfaction
  • TBC – submit a final PDF copy of your thesis and the completed ETHOS Library form to the Research Student Administration Office.

For more information, email or visit the Research Student Administration Office website.

Attending graduation

Read our information about attendance and eligibility if you need advice about visas, money or any fees that you owe.

Information for staff

Volunteering for graduation? Register as academic or professional services staff. You'll need to log in.

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