Are you ready to graduate?
Changes to where you find information on graduation
We’re making it easier for you to find information and support at King’s. This website content will soon be moving to Student Services Online (self-service.kcl.ac.uk) where you can easily search and browse a comprehensive, up to date range of articles that answer common questions.
If you are due to complete your award between 1 August and 1 January you are eligible to attend the winter graduation ceremonies.
If you are due to complete your award between 2 January and 31 July you are eligible to attend the summer graduation ceremonies.
If you expect to receive your result before the next ceremonies take place, but will not receive it until shortly after the booking deadline, please do not wait to find out your result before booking.
In the event that you do not complete your course successfully we will refund you the cost of any tickets purchased - however, if you wait for your result and miss the booking deadline, we may not be able to fit you in to a ceremony.
King's College London Alumni community
Once you graduate from King's College London you become part of the King's Alumni community! Find out more via the Alumni webpages and take a look at the new Alumni short film below:
Graduate research students
If you are a graduate research student, please refer to the information below to check whether you are eligible. Due to the nature of your studies, it is possible that you will not receive an invitation to book your place. If you are eligible to attend the next ceremonies please contact the Ceremonies & Events team at email@example.com once booking has opened.
Phd, MPhil, DClinPsy and EdD students
All Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Philosophy, Doctor of Clinical Psychology and Doctor of Education students are eligible to attend the graduation ceremony relevant to their faculty. When placing your booking you should apply as a student, not as a member of staff.
In order to attend the winter graduation ceremonies your final award needs to be ratified by the relevant Faculty Board of Examiners by 30 November.
In order to attend a summer ceremony, if you are graduating from the School of Medical Education or the Dental Institute, your final award needs to be ratified by the relevant Faculty Board of Examiners by 1 June.
For students from all other Faculties, your final award needs to be ratified by the relevant Faculty Board of Examiners by 1 July. For further information please see the Examinations Office pages.
If you are undertaking your MD as a registered King's student you are welcome to attend the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine graduation ceremonies in the winter or the summer.
In order to attend the winter graduation ceremonies your final award needs to be ratified by the relevant Faculty Board of Examiners by 30 November. In order to attend a summer ceremony your final award needs to be ratified by the relevant Faculty Board of Examiners by 1 June.
University of London MD graduates with links to the university are welcome to attend the School of Medicine winter graduation ceremonies at the Royal Festival Hall. Please note that there will be an administration fee of £10 when you book your place. As space is limited at Southwark Cathedral priority for these places is given to students registered at the university. The Southwark ceremonies are not therefore available to external MD students. Please contact the Ceremonies & Events Team for further details.
Debtors to the College
Certain types of debt mean that your results will not be seen at the relevant examination board and you will not receive an award. Please read the information below to find out more.
Owing a debt to the College
If you have an outstanding debt to the College this could therefore mean that you may not be able to attend the ceremonies.
If you wish to attend one of the ceremonies our advice is that you clear any debt you have to the College no later than ten days before your Examination Board.
If you do not clear your debt on time we unfortunately cannot guarantee that you will be permitted to attend a ceremony, and your place may be cancelled.