Graduation Ceremonies

Graduation 2017 Aeriel Shot

Graduation, where you are formally awarded your degree, is one of the highlights of the academic year and a day to remember for you and your family.

This page holds all the information you need to be fully prepared for your graduation ceremony, as well as what to expect on the day. If you still have queries about your graduation please contact

Graduation dates 2019


Ceremony number 

Department Name

Tuesday 16 July 2019


The Falmouth School of Art

Wednesday 17 July 2019


The School of Film & Television


The Academy of Music & Theatre Arts


The Fashion & Textiles Institute

Thursday 18th July 2019


The Institute of Photography


The School of Communication Design


The School of Writing & Journalism

Friday 19th July 2019


The Games Academy

The School of Architecture Design and Interiors

The Falmouth Business School

Academy for Innovation & Research  - PhD

Timeline of useful dates

Monday 25 February Bookings open
Sunday 2 JuneBookings close
Monday 10 JuneExtra tickets go on sale
Monday 17 JuneJoining instructions are posted
Thursday 4 July Robing orders close

Book accommodation

If you or your guests are travelling some distance to attend graduation, or wish to spend a few days in Falmouth, there are a number of accommodation options available.

As the summer months are a busy time in Falmouth, we recommend you book your accommodation as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

University accommodation

We have a special offer on Glasney Rooms just for graduation. Book your accommodation today on campus with our partners at Cornwall Plus and get an extra 10% off early bird prices (for a limited time only). Your extra 10% discount is valid from Monday 15  - Saturday 20 July 2019. 

Just enter promotional code FALGRAD2019 when booking.

All rooms are available on a first come first served basis, early booking is advised.

Falmouth town accommodation

Falmouth offers a wide range of bed and breakfast and hotel options to suit all tastes and budgets.

For further information go to the Visit Falmouth website

When you call to make your booking ask about special graduation rates as some of the individual hotels have these offers.


However you travel to your ceremony, please ensure you allow plenty of time for your journey. All ceremonies will be held at the Penryn Campus. To find us, see our directions guide

We are always looking for ways to make graduation better. If you'd like to leave us some feedback in our graduation survey about the 2018 ceremonies we’d love to hear from you.

Watch 2018 graduation videos


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