Winter graduation

The University of Sussex winter graduation takes place on Thursday 24 January and Friday 25 January 2019 at the Brighton Centre.

Ceremony schedule for 2019

Thursday 24 January 2019

Ceremony 1 at 10am

  • Engineering and Informatics
  • Life Sciences
  • Psychology

Ceremony 2 at 1.30pm

  • Education and Social Work
  • Law, Politics and Sociology
    • Department of Law
  • Media, Film and Music

Ceremony 3 at 4.30pm

  • Global Studies
  • Law, Politics and Sociology
    • Department of Politics
    • Department of Sociology
  • IDS (Institute of Development Studies)

Friday 25 January 2019

Ceremony 4 at 10am

  • Mathematical and Physical Sciences
  • University of Sussex Business School
    • Department of Economics
    • SPRU (Science Policy Research Unit)
    • CCE (Centre for Continuing Education)
  • The Roffey Park Institute

Ceremony 5 at 1.30pm

  • History, Art History and Philosophy
  • University of Sussex Business School
    • Department of Accounting and Finance

Ceremony 6 at 4.30pm

  • English
    • English
    • SCLS
  • University of Sussex Business School 
    • Department of Management
    • Department of Strategy and Marketing

Key dates and deadlines

  • November 2018 – invites sent to personal email addresses
  • 5 December 2018 – deadline to apply for a refund for unwanted guest tickets
  • 5 December 2018 – additional guest tickets go on sale
  • 2 January 2019 – deadline to confirm your place and book your tickets
  • 2 January 2019 – 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:

  • 19 November 2018 – receive the examiners' approval that thesis corrections have been made to their satisfaction
  • 10 December 2018 – submit a final PDF copy of your thesis and the completed ETHOS Library form to the Research Student Administration Office.

For more information, email researchstudentoffice@sussex.ac.uk or visit the Research Student Administration Office website.

Attending graduation

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

Information for staff

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