This year’s Graduation ceremonies will be held on Monday 26 August 2024.

As well as graduating HN and Degree students, we will be celebrating the success of research degree students who have received awards this academic year.

Graduation Timetable

There will be two graduation ceremonies on Monday 26 August 2024 in The Bute Hall, Main Building, University of Glasgow. 

Full running orders for the ceremonies can be found below: 


HN Graduation Ceremony:

8:30am - registration opens

10:30am - students to be seated

11am - ceremony begins

12:30pm - ceremony ends


PG/Degree Graduation Ceremony:

11:30am - registration opens

2pm - students to be seated

2:30pm - ceremony begins

4:15pm - ceremony ends

Preparing for graduation

To graduate in 2024, students are asked to go to the Student Portal and select the ‘My End of Year Intentions’ tab, complete all forms and indicate their choices.

A link to the portal will be sent to those eligible.

The deadline is Friday, 10 May at 12 noon. If you have received an email in relation to the Graduation on 26 August, please go to the portal and make your choices. Eligibility to graduate will depend on successful completion of your programme of study and there being no outstanding funds owed to SRUC.

This will include tuition fees, any accommodation debt (where applicable), library fines, and any borrowed books or equipment.

Degree registered students who have to undertake re-sits will not be eligible to graduate at the August 2024 ceremony. 

Additional information

University of Glasgow

Graduation will be held at the University of Glasgow. Find a map highlighting the main buildings at the University here.

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Gown hire

All graduating students are reminded that they must hire a gown and hood. Complete information on gown hire can be found here. Please note that gowns will be available to hire from Ede and Ravenscroft from 1 June 2024. It is recommended that you do not reserve and pay for gown hire until your qualification outcome is known.

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Dress code

Graduation dress code is formal with dark trousers and jacket, skirt or suit with white shirt or blouse, white or dark dress and dark shoes or boots. If you wish, national dress (for example a kilt) may be worn. Please note that due to security concerns, no bags larger than a backpack will be allowed into the venue.

Remember your day with StageClip

We offer all graduands free use of StageClip, a service which records award acceptances and creates individual personalised videos. These make for excellent keepsakes for you and your family, and for you to share your moment more widely. To opt-in to StageClip, be sure to select ‘Yes’ in the Graduation portal when prompted and provide a personal email address


We offer two complimentary places for guests to attend. Additional places for guests can be applied for on the portal and allocations will be made at a later date dependent on the number of students attending as seat numbers are restricted. The cost for these additional guests is £12.50 per person. 


A portrait photography service will run on the day through Tempest Photography. Further information will be made A portrait photography service will run across the day, provided by Tempest Photography. This year, an advance booking service will be in operation. If you wish to have your photo taken on the day, click the below link to book your space. Please note that it will not be possible to use this service without advance booking.

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Graduation Brochure keepsake

All students have been given the opportunity to have their names published in the Graduation Brochure which they will receive on Graduation Day. Additional copies can be requested by contacting

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Alumni community

Our graduating students become alumni and join an amazing network of former SRUC students. Update your contact details and communications preferences using the link below to continue your relationship with SRUC long after your last graduation toast.

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The SRUC Graduation is a public event and we will be filming during the ceremonies and outside following the ceremonies. If this causes concern please email 

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