It's Time to Celebrate Your Achievements

And Say Hello to the Future

Graduating from university will be one of the proudest moments of your life. It's a moment to recognise your huge achievement when all the hard work you have put into your degree over the last few years will finally be rewarded. This moment marks the beginning of the rest of your life, no matter where you decide to go.

And, no matter what you do, the University of Cumbria is here to support you. Upon graduation, you become a member of the alumni association, keeping you connected to Cumbria and each other.

Find out everything you need to know and do in the lead up to graduation.

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Essential Information

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Key Dates

The summer graduation ceremonies 2024 will take place in the week commencing Monday 15 July. For those graduating in winter, the ceremonies will take place in the week commencing Monday 18 November.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if I am eligible to graduate?

Can my family attend from abroad?

How do I get to Carlisle?

How should I dress?

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What Happens After Graduation?

You become a member of the University of Cumbria alumni community, a network of over 50,000 graduates worldwide, on graduation day and your relationship with us will continue for life.  Our aim is to keep you connected to Cumbria and each other.

Join the Cumbria Network

You receive support from the careers and employability service for up to three years after graduation. Make appointments, book events and workshops, gain CV and application feedback and search the online jobs board.

Activate your graduate account on My Career Enriched

Continue your studies, eligible graduates could receive up to 20% discount on taught courses.

Browse our range of postgraduate courses

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