Graduation dates and times

The schedule allows you to see the date and time of your ceremony so you plan for your special day.

Page updated on 19 April 2024

Graduation schedule for July 2024

In Summer 2024, Graduation ceremonies will take place on campus from Thursday 11 July 2024 to Friday 26 July 2024. The complete schedule for Graduation ceremonies in July 2024 is published on this page.

All finalist students are required to register a graduation choice starting from Monday 22 April 2024.  Attendance at Graduation is not guaranteed if you don’t register by the deadline of Friday 17 May 2024.  

To make Graduation more accessible, we are planning the option of an alternative Graduation experience on Friday 26 July 2024. This Relaxed Graduation experience is designed for students or guests with learning difficulties, autism, social anxiety, or sensory processing difficulties, but is open to any students or guests who may find this alternative format more comfortable, subject to availability. Relaxed Graduation is on a separate day to the ceremonies listed on this page.

In addition, we are offering the option of joining a Virtual Graduation. This would be held for students who are unable to attend in person. Virtual Graduation ceremonies will be held on Monday 29 July 2024. Depending on the number of graduates registering to attend a virtual graduation, we may also offer virtual ceremonies on Tuesday 30 July 2024. 

Please only register to attend one Graduation event. 

Schedule by School / Centre

The Graduation schedule is listed below. You are only able to attend with your parent school. Where schools have more than one ceremony, information on the allocation of graduates across these ceremonies is available as a breakdown below.

School / Centre Date Start time
Biological Sciences
(Breakdown available)
11 July 2024 9.30am, 11.30am, 2pm, 4pm
Chemical and Process Engineering 11 July 2024 4pm
Chemistry 12 July 2024 2pm
Civil Engineering 24 July 2024 2pm
(Breakdown available)
16 July 2024 9.30am, 11.30am
Dentistry 24 July 2024 11.30am
(Breakdown available)
15 July 2024 2pm, 4pm
Digital Education Service 23 July 2024 3.30pm
Earth and Environment
(Breakdown available)
18 July 2024 2pm, 4pm
(Breakdown available)
22 July 2024 2pm, 4pm
Electronic and Electrical Engineering 16 July 2024 2pm
English 15 July 2024 9.30am
Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies 12 July 2024 11.30am
Food Science and Nutrition 24 July 2024 4pm
Geography 25 July 2024 4pm
Healthcare 22 July 2024 2pm
(Breakdown available)
15 July 2024 11.30am, 2pm
Languages, Cultures and Societies
(Breakdown available)
19 July 2024 9.30am, 11.30am
(Breakdown available)
23 July 2024 9.30am, 11.30am, 1.45pm, 3.30pm, 5.15pm
Leeds University Business School
(Breakdown available)
17 and 18 July 2024 17 July:
9.30am, 11.30am, 1.45pm, 3.30pm, 5.15pm

18 July:
9.30am, 11.30am
Lifelong Learning Centre 25 July 2024 11.30am
(Breakdown available)
16 July 2024 11.30am, 4pm
Mechanical Engineering
(Breakdown available)
19 July 2024 2pm, 4pm
Media and Communication
(Breakdown available)
25 July 2024 11.30am, 2pm
(Breakdown available)
22 July 2024 9.30am, 11.30am, 2pm
Music 18 July 2024 4pm
OD&PL (Academic Practice) 17 July 2024 3.30pm
Performance and Cultural Industries 24 July 2024 4pm
Philosophy, Religion and History of Science
(Breakdown available)
25 July 2024 9.30am, 11.30am
Physics and Astronomy 19 July 2024 4pm
Politics and International Studies
(Breakdown available)
12 July 2024 9.30am, 11.30am
(Breakdown available)
24 July 2024 9.30am, 11.30am
Sociology and Social Policy 12 July 2024 4pm
Transport Studies 24 July 2024 2pm

If the Graduation ceremony cannot take place, if it is delayed or the ceremony date/time needs to change due to circumstances beyond our control the University of Leeds will not be liable for any losses direct or otherwise incurred by the graduands or their guests. 

Circumstances beyond our control can include fire, explosion, terrorist act (or threat of terrorist act), act of God, pandemic, national mourning (any member of the royal family), or as a result of any industrial action or dispute involving the University of Leeds.

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