Graduation 2016

11 July 2016

More than 2,400 students will be graduating from Aberystwyth University this week as Graduation 2016 gets underway tomorrow, Tuesday 12 July.

Graduation week, which this year features eight ceremonies over four days from Tuesday 12 until Friday 15 July, is the highlight of the University calendar and is a celebration of the achievements of Aberystwyth students.

It is also an opportunity for graduates to celebrate and enjoy the occasion with family and friends.

Professor April McMahon, the University’s Vice-Chancellor, explains: “Graduation week is one of the real highlights of our University year which the Aber family of staff and graduates can enjoy together.  As this year’s cohort of graduands look forward to celebrating their achievements with friends, families and supporters, it will also be our privilege to honour eight new Fellows, and present four Honorary Doctorates and Degrees.”

All ceremonies will be streamed live online at

Order of ceremonies:

Tuesday 12th July

Ceremony 1, 11am

School of Management and Business
School of Art

Ceremony 2, 3pm

School of Education and Lifelong Learning
Department of English and Creative Writing
Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies
Department of Modern Languages

Wednesday 13th July

Ceremony 3, 11am

Department of International Politics
Department of Psychology

Ceremony 4, 3pm

Department of Law and Criminology
Department of Information Studies

Thursday 14th July

Ceremony 5, 11am

Department of Computer Science
Department of Mathematics
Department of Physics

Ceremony 6, 3pm

Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS)

Friday 15th July

Ceremony 7, 11am

Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS)
Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies

Ceremony 8, 3pm

Department of Geography and Earth Sciences
Department of History and Welsh History