Students waiting to graduate inside the Cathedral


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.

July Congregation ceremonies

If you are planning to attend your Congregation ceremony in July 2022, then please read through the page with the link below to prepare for your day.

Your Congregation ceremony

Congregation ceremony dates

Dates for Congregation ceremonies in July are now live. 

Ceremony dates

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Image of graduates outside Canterbury Cathedral

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.