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London Graduation Ceremonies

Northeastern University London

Graduation – Wednesday, March 6, 2024
1:30 p.m. GMT

Undergraduate Graduation – Friday, September 20, 2024
Time TBA

London Postgraduate Graduation

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Graduate Arrival – 11:30 a.m.
Guest Doors Open – 11:30 a.m.
Ceremony Start Time – 1:30 p.m. GMT

Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS

The ceremony is expected to last 60 minutes.

London Undergraduate Graduation

Friday, September 20, 2024
Time TBA

The ceremony is expected to last 75 minutes.


If you are an eligible student, you will have already been sent an invitation via email to book your tickets, gown and photography. If you haven’t received this invitation, or have any questions regarding your booking, please contact [email protected].

General Ceremony Information


Graduating students and their guests will need to arrive at The Barbican from 11:30 and follow the signposts to the gowning and photography in The Barbican’s Garden Room. Morning refreshments will take place in the Garden Room for all students and guests. Information on how to get to The Barbican can be found in the ‘Getting to The Barbican Centre’ section below.

Your guests will need to take their seats in The Barbican Cinema 1 at 13:15, for the ceremony to commence at 13:30. The ceremony will last approximately 60 minutes and will be followed by a drinks and canapé reception in the Barbican Conservatory from 14:30. Further information, such as the order of awards, will be shared with graduating students and their guests on the day.

Student Speaker – Only for Postgraduate Students

Please nominate a student speaker from the postgraduate students this form.


Entry to the ceremony requires a ticket for both graduating students and their guests. Tickets for graduating students and their guests are free of charge. These can be secured via the Ede & Ravenscroft website when you complete your gown hire. Each student is allotted up to 3 guest tickets but more may be made available after the registration closing date.

The deadline to register and claim guest tickets is February 6th, 2024.

To request additional tickets, please email [email protected]. Additional tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis however it is not guaranteed that additional tickets will be made available.

Seating in The Barbican Cinema 1 is not assigned for guests unless they have access requirements. Please see the ‘Accessibility and Further Information’ section below. 

Seating for students however will be assigned as per their course. 


Photography of individual graduates and their guests will be provided by Ede & Ravenscroft. You can purchase photography online at the same time as your tickets and gown on the Ede & Ravenscroft website. Photography can also be purchased on the day of the ceremony, however we recommend purchasing it ahead of time to avoid delays and to guarantee a photograph. These photographs are shipped to your home address after the ceremony. 

All graduates are requested to stay back after the ceremony for a group photo.

At the reception in the Barbican Conservatory and Garden Room, there will be a roaming photographer taking instant print photos, this service is free of charge.

Accessibility and Further Information

If you or any of your guests have any access requirements, please include this in the checkout when you purchase your guest tickets from Ede & Ravenscroft. If you have any additional questions or requests, please email [email protected].

Please also visit The Barbican website for their Access Guides and information on Accessible Parking.

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