Graduation 2019

Your hard work is almost over and you’ll soon be graduating and celebrating your success.

Graduation ceremonies this year will take place on Wednesday 16th October at King George’s Hall and around various parts of college campus. All the information you need about graduation can be found on these pages.



Here at The University Centre at Blackburn College we strive to make your graduation extra special. These web pages are designed to provide you with all of the information that you need in relation to your ceremony.

You may wish to use our Graduation Checklist to ensure you’ve completed all the necessary tasks in order to graduate. View the checklist. 

On the day there will be 2 ceremonies, 11.30am and 2.30pm. Which ceremony you attend will depend on which course you have completed. Please note that the time of the ceremony is the official start time, there will be other deadlines during the day e.g. for collecting your tickets and your gown (see below for times), so please make sure you allow adequate time for these. Late attendance (by both graduands and guests) on the day will result in you not being permitted entry to the ceremony.

11.30am students from the School of Art and Society will graduate. Degrees awarded by Lancaster University and University of Central Lancashire.

2.30pm students from the School of Business, Health and Technology will graduate. Degrees awarded by Lancaster University, University of Cumbria and University of South Wales as well as professional qualifications.

Your graduation invitation will tell you which ceremony you will be attending however if you want to know before then and are not sure which School you are part of please contact your course tutor.

You will need to refer to this information several times before the event, so make sure you bookmark this page in order to enable easy access to all the information you will need or refer to your invitation letter. Should you have any questions that cannot be answered by these web pages please feel free to contact the Graduation Team on

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