Graudands in Canterbury Cathedral cloisters


Graduating from 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.

Book your March celebration ceremony!

Please check your email for a message from us with information on how to book your spot for the March celebration ceremonies (for the 2020 cohort). If you have not received an email please contact us.

Otherwise follow the steps below to book your spot.

Register now

Due to graduate in November 2021?

We have now contacted all students about the November arrangements. 

Please contact us if you have completed your degree and have not received an email with further details. 

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Celebration ceremony dates

Dates for celebration ceremonies in 2022 are now live. Please see below, dates and times for each School will be released in due course.

Ceremony dates
Lemn Sissay awaiting the conferral of his honorary degree, Canterbury Cathedral dais

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