Procession of University Officers and Staff

The Academic Procession will be led by a Marshal. Having arrived on stage, processions will remain standing until signalled to sit by the Chief Marshal. At the end of the Ceremony, the Chief Marshal will arrive on stage to lead the University Officers out via stage left, followed by Local Authority representatives. The Academic Procession will follow their Marshal out of the hall via stage right.

Staff Gown Order and Procession Forms

If you wish to be part of the Academic Procession, further details will be made available in due course on how you can register along with where you can order a gown, hat or hood if required

Morning Ceremonies (start at 11am)

The timetable is as follows:

  • 10.45am at the latest: Academic Staff assemble in the Arts Centre Café
  • 10.55am: Processions line up in the foyer
  • 10.59am: Processions begin
  • 11.00am: Ceremony begins
  • 12.15 - 12.30pm approx: Ceremony ends

Afternoon Ceremonies (start at 3pm)

The timetable is as follows:

  • 2.45pm at the latest: Academic Staff assemble in the Arts Centre Café
  • 2.55pm: Processions line up in the foyer
  • 2.59pm: Processions begin
  • 3.00pm: Ceremony begins
  • 4.15 - 4.30pm approx: Ceremony ends