Dates of Congregations of the Regent House at which degrees may be conferred are listed below and can be found on the Cambridge University Reporter website.
Graduands may be admitted to their degrees in person or in absence. Murray Edwards graduands may be presented in absence at any Congregation, but may only be presented in person on the specified dates.
The deadline to register is 10 days before your chosen Congregation date. If you do not receive a confirmation of receipt email within 4 working days of applying, please contact us. Please see Congregation dates as listed on the application form.
Preparing for the next Congregation
Please note the separate arrangements for General Admission.
- Please ensure that you have made arrangements for hiring and collecting your gowns and hoods.
- All graduands who are receiving their degrees in person must attend a rehearsal in College before proceeding to the Senate House.
- For your information, the day ends approximately one hour after Graduands are due at the Senate House.
Sample timetable for Congregation
|Reception and rehearsal in the Fellows' drawing room||45 minutes|
|Lunch (Fellows' dining room)||1 hour and 15 minutes|
|Procession leaves College||25 to 30 minutes before required arrival at Senate House|
|Graduands and guests due at Senate House||Time set by Senate House (usually 20 to 25 minutes before the Congregation)|
|Congregation||Time set by Senate House (usually between 40 and 60 minutes in length)|
Timings will not be confirmed until a week before the Congregation.
If you have any queries on your graduation, please phone 01223 763165 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.