Student walking down the nave of Canterbury Cathedral, celebrating his achievement

Ceremony dates

Please see the months in which ceremonies are planned in 2022. Please keep an eye on your emails as we will contact students when we have dates confirmed for each School. All dates are subject to change.

Which celebration ceremony date will I attend? 

  • If you graduated in either July or November 2020*, then your celebration ceremony will take place in the March dates below. 

  • If you graduate in either July or November 2021*, then your celebration ceremony will take place in the May dates below.

We will confirm exact dates and times for each School in due course. We will send an email to your Kent and personal email address we have on record, so please ensure this is updated.  If you are unsure what email address we have for you please email congregations@kent.ac.uk 

Although these are the months we have booked in for celebration ceremonies these may be subject to change due to situations outside of our control.

You will attend your celebration ceremony in either Rochester or Canterbury Cathedral, dependent on where you studied for your degree.

*If you are part of the following collegiate colleges, you will attend a celebration ceremony in March 2022:  Central School of Ballet, National Centre for Circus Arts, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, London Contemporary Dance School, Northern School of Contemporary Dance and Rambert.   

March 2022 : Rochester

Location  Date Time School
Rochester Cathedral Tuesday 22 March 10.30 Central School of Ballet 
London Academy of Music and Art
London Contemporary Dance School
National School of Circus Arts 
Northern School of Contemporary Dance
Rambert
Rochester Cathedral Tuesday 22 March 14.30 School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Centre for Professional Practice
Centre for Degree and Higher Apprenticeships
Centre for Journalism
Health Education England: Kent, Surrey and Sussex
MidKent College
Rochester Cathedral Tuesday 22 March 19.30 Kent Business School
School of Music and Fine Art
Centre for Music and Audio Technology
School of Computing
School of Sport and Exercise Sciences

March 2022: Canterbury

Location Date Time School
Canterbury Cathedral  Monday 28 March 2022 14.30 School of Biosciences
School of Engineering and Digital Arts 
19.30 Athens
Brussels School of International Studies (BSIS)
Canterbury College
GkaxoSmithKline
West Kent College
Paris School of Arts and Culture
School of Physical Sciences
Rome School of Classical and Renaissance Studies
Canterbury Cathedral Tuesday 29 March 2022 10.30 School of Arts 
School of English
14.30 Kent School of Architecture 
Centre for American Studies
School of History
Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies
19.30 School of European Culture and Languages
Canterbury Cathedral Wednesday 30 March 2022 10.30 Kent Business School & Centre for Degree and Higher Apprenticeships MBA Programme
14.30 School of Economics
School of Politics and International Relations
Canterbury Cathedral Thursday 31 March 2022 10.30
 
Centre for Professional Practice
School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Unit for the Enhancement of Learning
14.30 Kent Law School
19.30 School of Anthropology and Conservation
Durrell Institute
School of Psychology 
Canterbury Cathedral Friday 1 April 2022 10.30 School of Computing
School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science

May 2022

Location Dates
Rochester Cathedral  11 May 2022
Canterbury Cathedral  16 to 20 May 2022

What about if I finish my degree in 2022?

For those who complete in 2022, your graduation ceremony will take place in either July or November depending on when you complete your degree. 

July 2022

Location Dates
Canterbury Cathedral  11 to 15 July 2022
Rochester Cathedral 20 July 2022

November 2022

Location Dates
Rochester Cathedral 23 November 2022
Canterbury Cathedral 25 November 2022 
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