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    Graduation

    Get ready to graduate

    Am I eligible to graduate?

    The Class of 2024 graduation is for final-year students who will have successfully completed all elements of their undergraduate or postgraduate programme between 14 September 2023 and 12 September 2024.

    Graduation will be on Friday, 20th September 2024. There will be two graduation ceremonies.

    Courses graduation in the morning and the afternoon:

    Morning 10:30am

    For graduands from the following undergraduate courses:

    • Animals
    • Applied Life Sciences
    • Business and Agri-Food
    • Food
    • Veterinary Nursing
    • Veterinary Physiotherapy
    • Programmes run with Beijing University of Agriculture

    and for graduands from the following postgraduate courses:

    • Business Economics
    • Food Business Management
    • Data Science for Global Agriculture, Food & Environment
    • International Agri-Business and Food Chain Management
    • Ruminant Nutrition
    • Teaching and Supporting Learning in Higher Education
    • Veterinary Nursing
    • Veterinary Pharmacy
    • Veterinary Physiotherapy
    • Cognate PhD, MRes and MPhil awards as determined by Research and Taught Postgraduate Office and advised to individual graduands
    Afternoon 3:00pm

    For graduands from the following undergraduate courses:

    • Agriculture
    • Engineering
    • Environment, Sustainability and Wildlife
    • Land and Property Management

    and for graduands from the following postgraduate courses:

    • Agricultural Law
    • Agricultural Sciences and Production Systems
    • Agro-ecology
    • Conservation and Forest Protection
    • Entomology
    • Forestry Health and Conservation
    • Forest Health Management
    • Forestry Management
    • Forest Protection with Conservation
    • Integrated Pest, Weed & Disease Management
    • Plant Pathology
    • Plant Health and Biosecurity
    • Rural Estate and Land Management
    • Rural Property Management
    • Cognate PhD, MRes and MPhil awards as determined by Research and Taught Postgraduate Office and advised to individual graduands

    If you are uncertain whether you are eligible to attend, please contact graduation@harper-adams.ac.uk, setting out your full name, your student ID number and the reason for your query.

    We are not able to allow graduands to defer their graduation ceremony. We structure our events around the courses and year groups which means we are not able to accommodate individual requests for deferrals.

    Tickets and guests

    Register online

    You are required to register online and state whether you plan to attend or not. 

    Online registration is through the Student Dashboard.

    Registration opens Monday 20th May at midday and closes 5pm Friday 19th July.

    Your place at graduation is not automatically allocated.  If you fail to registration a place by the closing date you may not be able to attend.

    Accessibility

    If you or any of your guests have any mobility or accessibility requirements such as accessible parking, seating, or other arrangements (for example, a hearing loop), please advise us during online registration.

    Your ticket

    You will receive a confirmation email once you have registered for your ticket.  Please carefully check the details.  If anything is incorrect please contact graduation@harper-adams.ac.uk, setting out your full name, your student ID number and correct details.

    Guest tickets

    Graduands are entitled to a maximum of two complimentary tickets for their guests, which must be requested when you register. Once registration has closed, no further tickets can be allocated.

    Guest tickets will grant entry to your graduation ceremony, and to all-day access to the Graduation Village where they can exchange a voucher for the complimentary glass of fizz.

    Note: we are unable to supply any additional tickets for the 2024 graduation ceremonies. 

    Babies and children

    No ticket is required for infants under two if seated on the lap of an accompanying adult.

    Ticket collection

    Collect your tickets from the Weston Building on the day. Graduands will have to collect all tickets on the production of ID and their registration e-receipt. Your guests will not be able to collect tickets themselves and should wait for you in the Graduation Village. See the On Graduation Day page for ticket collection opening times.

    Transfering tickets to another person

    Tickets are non-transferable and must be collected and used by graduands themselves.

    What if I can’t come anymore?

    If you have registered your intention to attend Graduation and are subsequently unable to attend, please sign into the Student Dashboard and update your graduation booking. If the registration window has already closed, please inform us via email at graduation@harper-adams.ac.uk.

    Accommodation

    Unfortunately, we do not have any accommodation available on campus for the graduation ceremonies in September.

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