Find out everything you need to know about Graduation: from live streams to tickets, photography to gown hire.

Changes to ceremonies on Friday 24 March 2023

The times of the upcoming Spring graduation ceremonies have changed. The ceremonies due to take place at 10:00 and 14:30 on Friday 24 March 2023 will now both take place at 11:30.

Please tell us whether you still plan to attend or not by no later than Wednesday 15 March 2023 (please respond using the link emailed to you, or contact the graduation team: We hope you can still join us at the rearranged time and look forward to welcoming you on the day.

Your guide to your graduation ceremony on Friday 24 March 2023.

I am now unable to attend. What options are available to me?

Should you no longer wish to attend graduation, please contact our graduation team to arrange for your award documentation to be posted to you. There may also be an option for you to attend a future graduation ceremony later in the year – please let the graduation team know if this is something you would like to explore. Please email:

I have paid in advance for my gown and photography, can I reclaim the costs?

Refunds will be made to students who are unable to attend as a result of the new ceremony time. 

Refunds can be processed by visiting the Ede and Ravenscroft website using your existing log in details.  

If you have any problems, please email

Will my guest tickets be valid?

Yes, all guests tickets remain valid for the single ceremony.  

Will alternative seating arrangements be valid?

Yes, there will be no change to pre-arranged seating. 

Will I still graduate with my peers?

Yes, you will graduate with your peers. All five faculties will graduate together at 11:30 on Friday, 24 March.  

Will any food or drinks be available at the ceremony venue when I arrive?

Complimentary pre-ceremony refreshments will be available from both Campus Central and the Sports Centre from 9:00.

When will the graduation reception take place?

The graduation reception for you and your guests will still take place immediately after the ceremony, at Campus Central and in the Queen’s Court area in the heart of the campus, with live music and a range of food and drinks available.

Graduation dates: 2023

Spring 2023

Graduation will take place on Friday 24 March 2023. Invitations to complete the graduation registration process have now been emailed to students. If you are expecting to graduate this Spring and have not received an invitation, please contact quoting your student number.

Friday 24 March 2023 at 11:30

  • Faculty of Arts and Humanities
  • Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport
  • Faculty of Natural Sciences
  • Stirling Management School
  • Faculty of Social Sciences

Summer 2023

Faculty specific graduation ceremony dates will be released at the end of March 2023.

  • Tuesday 27 June 2023
  • Wednesday 28 June 2023
  • Thursday 29 June 2023

Winter 2023

  • Thursday 23 November 2023
  • Friday 24 November 2023
Audience watch graduation ceremony


Every graduand will receive two guest tickets to attend the ceremony and graduation reception.

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Academic dress

Find out how to hire your academic hood and gown and what the dress code is for the day.

Graduation ceremony

The Ceremony

Find out what happens during the ceremony and the etiquette for the day.

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Graduation merchandise and photography

Find out about photography on the day plus our wide range of merchandise which make great souvenirs or gifts.

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Celebrate at home

Can't make the ceremony? Print, cut, stick and celebrate with our range of graduation day downloads!

Live webcast

Loved ones can't join you on the day?  Don't worry, they can still share this moment by watching the ceremony live on our webcast. This service will allow your loved ones to feel more involved in the celebrations – wherever they are.

The live stream will be available during each ceremony.

After you graduate

As a graduate you're a lifelong member of our alumni community. Find out how we can support you as you take your next steps.