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Murray Edwards College
University of Cambridge

Graduation

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    Photo of Murray Edwards College graduates
    Students on graduation day

    Who is eligible to graduate?

    How to register for a congregation?

    Bookings must be made before noon 15 days before the Congregation date.

    Guests

    What happens on the day

    Degree certificates and transcripts

    Photography

    Who is eligible to graduate?

    Any member of Murray Edwards who has fulfilled the appropriate examination and residence requirements may proceed to their degree at Congregation. The College will automatically contact those students whom it expects to present for their 'first' degrees at General Admission in the Lent Term. The Student Registry informs graduate students when they have been approved for their degrees and asks them to contact the College to make the necessary arrangements to have their degrees conferred at Congregation.

    The College will not put forward anyone for graduation in person who has not settled their College and University bills.

    How to register for a Congregation

    If you wish to put your name forward to receive your degree at any Congregation, except MA and General Admission, you will need to complete the College's online Graduation form. Only General Admission is bookable via CamSIS. Your application will only be processed once details have been checked with the University and any balance owing to the College has been paid.

    Each Congregation generally follows the same pattern although the precise timing of events will not be available until one week before the Congregation. Final times and other details will be sent by email as soon as they become available.

    If you are unable to attend in person, you may wish to receive your degree in absence. If that's the case, please complete the online Graduation form. Your certificate will be posted to the First Destination Address shown on your CamSIS Self-Servce.  (Please note, the Student Registry Staff are still working remotely and this has delayed their production of certificates so it may be some months before we receive the certificates and can post them to you.)

    Please Email Congregations if you have any queries.

    Degree certificates and transcripts

    Original degree certificates are issued without charge to all those proceeding to degrees. If proceeding in absence, the certificate will be sent to you by post. Any extra copies must be ordered from the University's Student Registry office.

    All graduands receive a formal University transcript free of charge after graduation. They will be sent out from the College, so please ensure that you have completed your First Destination address in CamSIS. Again, extra copies of transcripts must be ordered through Digitary.

    Photography

    For phototgraphy inside and around the Senate House please click here 

    During the course of the graduation ceremony, an individual photograph is taken of each graduand at the moment the degree is conferred. Following the ceremony

    photographers are available to take individual portraits. There is no need to make arrangements in advance as this is all organised on the day.