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Graduation FAQs

We've answered some questions you might have about our decision to postpone 2020's graduation ceremonies.

As you can imagine we receive a high volume of queries and it’s likely you will find an answer to your question here without needing to contact us. If you can’t find an answer to your question, we’re more than happy to help, please contact us on graduation@aub.ac.uk and the Graduation Team will reply directly to you.

General Information

Any updates regarding 2020’s graduation ceremonies will be sent out to AUB email addresses. These remain active for one year after June 2020 and will be how our Graduation Team will send you further updates regarding your graduation event following its original postponement due to Coronavirus. Please do ensure you remember to check your AUB email account regularly to avoid missing any important communications.

We’ll also update the Graduation page on our website – as and when further information regarding re-scheduling 2020’s Graduation Event confirms it will be published here.

As this is an ongoing situation that’s changing rapidly, as and when we have further updates regarding your graduation ceremony they’ll be issued both via your student email and the graduation page on our website.

Yes, if you wish to attend graduation in July 2021 then you will need to re-register. Registration will open in December 2020, information will be sent to you regarding this and the registration dates via your AUB email address.

As the situation develops we’re working hard to ensure that all students will have the option to attend an AUB graduation ceremony.

You do not need to attend graduation in order to complete your studies. Attending the ceremony is optional. A number of students graduate ‘in absentia’ each year, for various reasons. You’ll still receive your full degree and relevant honours.

If you’ve hired a gown or purchased a photography package you can contact Ede and Ravenscroft to arrange a refund if you wish, please note there is a small admin fee of £1.50 per transaction for processing the refund. Their contact details can be found here

If you intend to re-register to attend the new graduation date (once confirmed), then Ede and Ravenscroft will be pleased to hold onto your booking and transfer them over to the new graduation dates. If you decide at a later date that you wish to not attend and want to cancel your bookings then you can still receive a refund prior to 1 month of the event date.

In addition, if you booked any accommodation with local hotels please check your cancellation policy and cancel your booking with the hotel company.

If you haven’t booked your gown or photography package yet, don’t worry. You won’t need to do this now, as you’ll have the opportunity to do so when we reschedule.

If you’ve already booked these, and intend to re-register to attend the new graduation date (once confirmed), then Ede and Ravenscroft will be pleased to hold onto your booking and transfer them over to the new graduation dates. If you decide at a later date that you wish to not attend and want to cancel your bookings then you can still receive a refund prior to 1 month of the event date.

The current deadlines no longer apply, new ones will be shared for the July 2021 event. Keep an eye on your AUB email address for further updates.

Refunds

All guest tickets have now been refunded by the Finance team. If you have any queries about your refund please email graduation@aub.ac.uk.

If you intend to re-register to attend graduation in July 2021, then Ede and Ravenscroft will be pleased to hold onto your booking and transfer them over to the new graduation dates. If you decide at a later date that you wish to not attend and want to cancel your bookings then you can still receive a refund prior to 1 month of the event date.

Our gowning company, Ede and Ravenscroft, will be pleased to refund you for the hire of your gown.

Please contact them directly to arrange this here.

Please be aware that Ede and Ravenscroft have a small admin fee of £1.50 per refund transaction.

Our photography company, Ede and Ravenscroft, will be pleased to refund you for the hire of your photos.

Please contact them directly to arrange this here.

Please be aware that Ede and Ravenscroft have a small admin fee of £1.50 per refund transaction.

Graduation Certificates

Our Student Records team have recently emailed all students to confirm their contact details for the issuing of certificates. The aim is to therefore have these despatched by the end of July 2020.

Even though the graduation event in June has been postponed, if you have successfully graduated from your course you will still receive your certificate in the post. You need to check your details are up to date to ensure it is delivered to your correct address. Please visit e-vision and click on the Award Certificate Details tile to make your updates.

If you have any questions, please get in touch: studentrecords@aub.ac.uk.

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