Graduation - FAQ

Students celebrating their graduation - University of Salford, summer 2018

Our FAQ sections include information about your graduation, such as eligibility to attend the ceremony, visas, travel information, ceremony times, special graduation merchandise and accommodation offers.

You'll also want to ensure your read about Booking Additional Tickets for your ceremony, hiring your gown and making sure you have a professional photograph of the special occasion.

Please also ensure that you read the Graduation Handbook prior to attending your ceremony. This contains important information about what to do on the day.

You can also download a Graduation Map that highlights all the important places for your big day.

On stage during a graduation ceremony

Did you know you can't graduate if you haven't returned all your library books?

Make sure everything's in place for you to attend your graduation.

Eligibility to attend a graduation ceremony

'ambition' sculpture at University of Salford' Salford Business School

Graduation is held over 2 days in December (4-5 December 2019); ceremonies are arranged by school, although sometimes schools have more than one ceremony or even share ceremonies with another school.

Do you know when your ceremony will be held?

Ceremony dates and times

On stage during graduation - a student gets her certificate from the presiding officer

Do you know how many guests you can bring to graduation? Can you or your guests bring children? Will your degree certificate be available at the ceremony itself?

These, and other questions are answered in:

Preparing for your ceremony

Graduands at Winter Graduation

Winter graduation is held at Maxwell Hall on the University’s Peel Park Campus.

Here's information about parking and travel.

Graduation venue

External view of the University of Salford MediaCityUK campus

We've negotiated special offers for accommodation for those visiting us for graduation.

Graduation offers

University of Salford 50th anniversary commemorative Alumni tshirts

Information for your post-degree life, whether in employment or further study. Did you know our Alumni department gives you access to a career and employability service for life?

After your graduation

Graduate from Salford celebrating at the Lowry Theater after graduation

How we protect your data now (whether you attend your ceremony or not) and after graduation.

Data protection for graduates

University of Salford graduands celebrating with the traditional 'mortar-board throw'!

If you are an international student, or you have guests coming from abroad to share this special occasion, please ensure you have the necessary permissions to be in the UK, both for yourself and your visitors. 


Commemorative University of Salford Graduation brochures

A range of Graduation merchandise is available, featuring a range of Fairtrade University of Salford branded items from clothing to crystal flutes to serve as mementoes of your time at Salford. 


A group of University of Salford graduates celebrate after their ceremony

Class Giving at Salford provides an exciting and unique opportunity for graduating students to support access to higher education by donating whatever they can before they graduate to support future students' study at the University of Salford..

Class giving

University of Salford Chancellor Jackie Kay congratulating a student during a graduation ceremony

Find out how and when you'll get your degree certificate and official transcript.

Certificates and transcripts