Smaller ceremonies

Smaller graduation ceremonies are run throughout the year, though arrangements vary according to the time of year.

Cermony dates 2017/18

During the 2017-18 academic year, St Catharine's will be participating in the following ceremonies:

  • 21 July 2017 (NB this is a Friday)
  • 21 October 2017
  • 25 November 2017
  • 27 January 2018 (in absentia only)
  • 24 February 2018 (in absentia only)
  • 28 April 2018
  • 19 May 2018
  • 20 July (Friday) 2018

A full list of ceremony dates may be found here.

October

In October it is likely that you will be presented between the hours of 11am and 12 noon, therefore there will be a post-ceremony buffet and drinks reception held in College from 12.30 - 2.30pm.

November

The Graduands (not guests) are invited to meet with the Praelector at 12.45pm for lunch at 1.00pm. Graduands should arrive fully robed. After lunch the Praelector will run through a rehearsal before accompanying the graduands to the Senate House.

January, February and March

Please note that the January and February ceremonies are 'in absentia' only, and March ceremonies are reserved for Graduands taking the MA degree.

April, May and July

In April, May and July, as it is likely that you will be presented between the hours of 12 noon and 2pm, there will be a post-ceremony drinks reception held in College from 2.00-3.30pm.

Graduands are presented College by College, in order of the date of foundation of the College, and in sessions of several Colleges at a time. As the precise timings of each Congregation may vary, you will be sent an email one week beforehand with the timetable for the day's proceedings. The timetable will also be posted on the Noticeboard outside the Porter's Lodge and you may also contact the Tutorial Administrator on 01223 338350.