Higher Education


Graduation Ceremony October 2014

**Graduation 2014 is now full and there are no further tickets available. If you have any questions please email graduation@exe-coll.ac.uk or phone 01392 400569.

Welcome to the graduation section where you’ll find information about the graduation ceremony on Friday 24th October 2014.

** if you have a received your tickets along with the itinerary of the day please ignore numbers 6-10 on the back of the itinerary due to a printing error.

We very much hope that you enjoy this celebratory day. Please use the links below to find out more.

  • Itinerary for the day

    Time Itinerary
    From 12noon- 1.45pm Students can arrive at the Thistle Hotel on Queen Street to register, to the right of the main reception.

    Collect cap and gown from Wippell from the Derby room. Students will be directed once they have signed in.

    Opportunity to have a professional photograph taken by Exesight photography in the Cavendish room at the Thistle Hotel.
    2.00pm All students MUST congregate in the Devonshire room in the Thistle Hotel to get organised for the procession through Queen Street to the Cathedral. Students will be lined up by course, alphabetically. Students must stay in order of the line as this is the order they will sit in at the Cathedral.
    From 2.00pm Guest seating is available in the Cathedral; guests have the option of taking their seats or watching the procession.
    From 2.30pm Procession beings, students will leave the Thistle Hotel and start the walk up to the Cathedral. The route will start in Queen Street, passing through the High Street, going past the Guild Hall and turning left into Broadgate and Cathedral Yard.

    In the Cathedral students will find their programme with name card attached, on their seats. Students need to take their name card on to the stage and their name will be read out.

    Please note, we will be processing regardless of weather- please wear sensible footwear.
    2.50pm Everyone takes their seats in the Cathedral.

    All students and guests must be inside the Cathedral by 2.50pm
    3.00pm Ceremony Starts
    4.00/4.15pm Ceremony Ends
    4.15-5.30pm There will be a second opportunity to have photos taken by Exesight photography in the Cavendish room at the Thistle Hotel.

    Return cap and gown to Wippell who will be based in the Thistle Hotel in the Devonshire room. Gowns must be returned to the Thistle no later than 5pm.
  • Cap and Gown

    Ordering your Cap and Gown

    J.Wippell & Company Limited are providing caps and gowns which you must wear to attend the ceremony. To book your cap and gown please click the following link, then, select Exeter College (and not the awarding body) agree the terms and conditions and follow the booking instructions.

    Visit www.wippellgownhire.co.uk

  • What to wear

    Graduation ceremonies are a formal occasion so casual clothing is not considered appropriate. We suggest graduands and guests dress as if 'attending a wedding'. You will need to order and wear a cap and gown. (See above).

  • Photography

    Exesight Photography will be present on the day if you would like an official photograph.

    All standard prints are sized 9x6, and you will be able to take photos away with you, bagged and in card strut mounts.

    • One 9x6 print (printed immediately): £15
    • +£10 per print thereafter
    • A4 print (posted after the graduation): £20
    • A4 Mounted Purity print (posted after the graduation): £45
    • All of your photos on a memory stick (provided immediately): £50

    Family pack: £69

    All images on a memory stick (provided immediately)
    One A4 Mounted Purity print (posted after the graduation)
    Free photoshoot gift voucher including one 8x10 print (worth £25)

    Complete pack: £99

    All images on a memory stick (provided immediately)
    9x6 prints of all photos (posted after the graduation)
    Two A4 Purity Mounted Prints (posted after the graduation)
    Free photoshoot gift voucher including one A3 print (worth £62.50)

    You will be able to pay by cash or pay by credit/debit card.

  • Useful Links

Please contact us if you have any further queries by emailing graduation@exe-coll.ac.uk or phone 01392 400569.

We will be adding information on this page so please check for new details!

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