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Receiving Your Certificate

What to expect

  • You will receive an email from Student Records, confirming the date of your degree award, and the address to where your Certificate and Transcript will be sent.
  • If any changes are needed to your address, please inform Student Records within five working days, to ensure that your documents reach you safely.
  • You will receive your Certificate and Transcript within eight weeks from the date of the email from Student Records.

If you have any questions or concerns about receiving your certificate, please contact the Student Record Team on

Awards and Progress Committee

All Awards recommended by an Examining Board must be conferred by the University Awards and Progress Committee before Certificates and Transcripts can be issued.

If you have any outstanding educational debt greater than £30 you will not be included in the presentation lists for the Awards and Progress Committee until the debt has been paid.  Educational debt includes:-

  • Tuition fees
  • Library debt
  • Resubmission fees
  • Re-registration fees
  • Sitting Examinations outside Cardiff
  • Field trips

However this is not an exhaustive list.

The Committee Meetings will be held on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 14 October 2014
  • Tuesday 3 February 2015
  • Tuesday 7 April 2015
  • Tuesday 16 June 2015
  • Tuesday 7 July 2015