Graduation Dates

In order to have officially graduated from the University of Oxford, your degree must be conferred to you, either in person or in absentia (having your name read out) at a University graduation ceremony held in the Sheldonian Theatre.

Regent’s Park’s graduation ceremonies and celebrations take place every March and September and consist of two events – a celebratory reception at Regent’s Park, followed by the official graduation ceremony at the Sheldonian.

The University has allocated graduation ceremony dates for Regent’s Park graduands for the 2023-2024 academic year:

Saturday, 23 September 2023 at 16:15 (BST)

Saturday 2nd March 2024 at 13:30 (BST)

How to book

Current students

It is extremely important for Graduands to read relevant instructions to their degree before booking. Useful resources are below;

Graduation & leaving Oxford | University of Oxford

Degree ceremonies | University of Oxford

Academic dress | University of Oxford

Please use the  “ask a question” function if you can’t find the information you need.

Please refer to the relevant sections here for specific information relating to the degree you are pursuing.

In Absentia, Historic Graduands and MA Conferrals

This also applies to current students that missed the booking deadline, and:

  • those who have not booked to attend a degree ceremony within 9 months of completing their degrees(historic).
  • MA Conferrals, and those who can’t attend the ceremony in person (graduating in absentia).

Please complete your booking using this form.

Please note that there is a charge of £50.00 for MA Conferrals.


Certificates and Transcripts

You will receive your degree certificate at your ceremony. Those graduating in absentia will receive certificates and transcripts via mail, at the address provided at the time of booking.

Students who have passed their examinations but have not yet had their degrees conferred at a degree ceremony might request a degree confirmation letter free of charge here. Additional copies of your transcript may be ordered from the University.