Graduations

Students waiting to graduate inside the Cathedral

Congregations

Graduating at the University of Kent

Welcome to the Congregations pages, which contain information about graduating from the University of Kent. Select 'Guide to Graduating' above to see a checklist of what you'll need to do, or scroll down for key milestones, information for your guests, and our honorary graduates page.
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Congregation ceremony dates

Dates for the July 2024 ceremonies have been released.

Ceremony dates
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Graduating in July?

Please check our July graduation webpages for the latest updates about your ceremony. 

July 2024 graduations
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Graduation 2024 launch event

Join us at our graduation launch event where you can find out the date and time of your ceremony before it's published and more about what happens on the day.

Graduation launch

Featured story

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Support at ceremonies

Follow a Kent graduate on his journey during his ceremony

Lemn Sissay MBE in Canterbury Cathedral
I am British. I am Ethiopian. I am a Northerner. I am a human, being the best I can be.

Lemn Sissay MBE, Honorary Doctor of Letters

Honorary graduates

The University of Kent confers honorary degrees on distinguished individuals from many walks of life who have made a significant contribution to society.