Graduation week is a time to celebrate the success of our students with peers, family and friends. Our 2016 ceremonies run from Monday 11 July to Friday 15 July.

Discover how to prepare for the day and what to expect when it arrives.

Student putting on graduation robes

Planning your graduation

Graduation week is a busy and exciting time for our students, guests and staff.  We want all attendees to enjoy this occasion, marking a proud moment for our students as they celebrate the culmination of their hard studies.

Update your contact details

You must update your post-graduation contact details by Monday 20 June 2016, whether you are attending a ceremony or not.


Add #CardiffGrad to your tweets and share your stories and images with us in the build up to graduation day.

Image of Graduation ceremony in St David's Hall


Find out the date and time of your ceremony, discover what happens during the ceremony, or watch the live webcast as it happens.

Students outside cafe on The Hayes, city centre

After graduation

Cardiff is for life. Graduation may mark the end of your current studies, but this isn’t goodbye. Keep in touch to access alumni benefits, career and networking opportunities, attend events and much more.

Jamie Roberts outside Main building, Cathays campus

Our alumni

Cardiff University alumni thrive as leaders in their fields – find out more about Cardiff alumni who have made a real difference in our world today.

Alumni Network

Our Alumni Network is a great place to build a network of career contacts. We offer news, events, and alumni benefits to over 145,000 alumni in over 180 countries across the globe.


Tag your photos with @cardiffuni to let us reshare your graduation moments on the official Cardiff University Instagram account.


We're offering you live coverage, photos, and interviews! Get involved, Graduates!