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CLASS OF UA92 GRADUATION

CONGRATS GRADS,
YOU SMASHED IT!

CLASS of 2024… GET READY FOR YOUR GREATNESS UNLOCKED GRADUATION.
Registration is now closed!

Your graduation date and location has been confirmed and we are now officially on count down to your BIG day! If you have registered for Graduation you will receive more information via email over the coming weeks.

COUNTDOWN TO
GRADUATION IS ON

When will my graduation be held?

Graduation for the Class of 2024 will be held on Friday 12 July 2024.

Do I need to register to attend Graduation?

Yes you needed to register to attend Graduation. Registration is now closed for our 2024 Graduation. If you have not registered and have any questions please contact [email protected].

Where will my graduation be held?

The UA92 Graduation event will take place on Friday 12 July 2024 at Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Wharf Road, Manchester, M17 1AB.

Will there be a Graduation afterparty?

Details to be confirmed.

What if I don't pass my final assessments?

An invitation to attend graduation is issued to all final year students in anticipation that you will successfully complete your degree course.

The Board of Examiners will meet in June and results will be published soon after. Only Students who are successfully awarded their degree at this Board will be eligible to attend the Graduation. Those who are not awarded their degree at this Board will not be able to attend the July 2024 graduation.

Nominate your fellow graduates for an Award

Entries are now closed for our Graduate Awards.

Greatness Unlocked Award– for living the UA92 values and success in character and personal development.  

This award is for a stand-out student, who has shown commitment to their own Character and Personal Development. 

Winner to be announced at Graduation.

Student of the Year 2024
– for outstanding contribution to academic and student life at UA92.

This award is for the student who has made a significant contribution to the UA92 experience. Whether that’s by being a student rep, student ambassador, content creator, Sport92 club member or other activities.

The winner will be announced at graduation.

 

Arrange a Visa letter

You may wish to invite your friends and family to the UK to attend your Graduation ceremony.

They will need to apply for their own Standard Visitor Visa and you can find details here: https://www.gov.uk/standard-visitor-visa

  • If you wish to invite your family and friends to your Graduation ceremony, you will need to send them a short invitation letter from you, confirming your relationship with them and the reason you are inviting them to come to the UK
  • You will need to provide confirmation from University Academy 92 (UA92) that you have successfully completed your degree course of studies and that you are attending your graduation ceremony in the UK. You can do this by emailing [email protected]
  • UA92 can provide an invitation letter confirming a student’s eligibility to attend their ceremony.
  • Once you have requested this and have registered for your ceremony, you will be emailed this letter.

A Standard Visitor Visa can be issued for up to six months and will more than cover the length of time they need to be in the UK for your Graduation.

Book your graduation photography

Professional graduation photographs are the ultimate memento for capturing your special day. Photographs will be available for purchase in a variety of packs and styles to suit your budget.

The photography studios will be open throughout the day, before or after your ceremony.

You can view and pre-book packages here.

Packages start from £25.00.

Book accommodation if needed

We are working with our partners to provide special rates for accommodation over the weekend of Graduation. We will send details as soon as possible.

Order Graduation Merch

You can buy official UA92 x Castore hoodies online.

Order your UA92 Graduation Merch now.

How do I get tickets for my family and friends?

All graduates had the option to book up to 3 free guest tickets when registering. All free tickets have now been allocated and we cannot accept any further request for free guest tickets.

Where do I collect my tickets?

All guest attending on a free guest ticket will register on arrival at the venue.

Can children attend the Graduation ceremony?

Due to health and safety requirements, all small children over the age of two require a guest ticket and their own seat in the graduation ceremony.

Children up to the age of two, must be in arms. Prams can be stored in a designated space.

Please contact [email protected] if you need to tell us about babies attending your ceremony.

Will I be able to get additional tickets for my graduation event?

A small number of additional guest tickets for Graduation are on sale from 12pm on Friday, 24 May 2024.

They are available to purchase on a first come, first served basis, with a cap of 2 additional tickets per student graduating. Please remember that all attendees, aged 2 or over, will require a guest ticket.

Book your extra guest tickets here: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/booking/select/XicrwbuVRdzB

How do I hire my graduation robe?

Graduation cap and gown hire is free for all graduating students. You need to place your order online here.

You will need your height and head circumference measurements when placing your order.

You will collect your robe on the day of your graduation. There will be people on hand to help with robing.

Where will I collect my Graduation cap and gown from?

You will collect your graduation cap and gown on the day of your graduation ceremony from the designated robing area. This applies to everyone, even if you have entered a delivery address when making your order.

On the day, you will need your Student ID and £50 deposit, to collect your gown. The robing team will help you with robing.

As long as the gowns are returned without damage on by the agreed time, your deposit will be refunded.*

*Cash refunds will be processed on the day. Credit and debit cards will be refunded within a specific timeframe.

What should I wear to Graduation?

Graduation is a special occasion, so graduates and guests are invited to dress their best. All UA92 graduates are required to wear a graduation cap and gown at their ceremony. If you have any questions about this contact [email protected].
A buttoned shirt or blouse is ideal for attaching your hood to. But if your clothes do not have buttons, pins will be provided to secure your hood.

What are the timings for Graduation Day?

Your graduation ceremony will take place in the afternoon of Friday 12 July 2024.

Arrival is from 1.30pm and the event finishes at 7.30pm.

We’re busy making some amazing plans for the day, and we will release the full schedule of Graduation soon.

Will photos be taken during the event?

Images maybe captured during the event using film photography, digital photography, video or other medium and maybe used by University Academy 92 (UA92) for promotional purposes, on the University Academy 92 (UA92) website, social media, leaflets and brochures and other publicity material.

By attending the UA92 Graduation event, whether as a graduate or otherwise (e.g. guest), you acknowledge that images may be captured during the event by our official agency partner or media team.

UA92 acknowledge its responsibilities in particular reference to:

·       The Protection of Children Act 1978; 

·       An individual’s right to privacy under The Human Rights Act 1998; and 

·       The Data Protection Act 1998. 

Please express any objections to [email protected] prior to the event. Otherwise individuals attending this event are deemed to have given their consent by attending or remaining at the event.

UA92 are not responsible for capture and use of images taken at the event by a third party not directly engaged by us.

What do I need to bring on the day?

Please make sure you bring your student ID and provisions to pay the £50 refundable deposit required when collected your graduation cap and gown.

Your deposit will be refunded if you return the gown undamaged and before the agreed deadline.

Will refreshments and snacks be provided?

Some refreshments will be provided during the event.

Food will be available to purchase from the venue.

What do I have to do during my Graduation ceremony?

As part of your ceremony, your name will be called out by a presenter, and you will be required to proceed across the stage to receive your award.

Graduates are not permitted to proceed across the stage with anyone else, except in instances where additional support is required. If you have any additional requirements, please email us at [email protected].

When do I get my degree certificate?

Your degree certificate will be available to collect on the day. If you are unable to make your Graduation, this will be posted out to your home address.*

Please allow up to six weeks for delivery.

*We will send this to the home address we have on record for you. If your address needs updating, please contact [email protected]

What happens after Graduation?

UA92 Alumni Community 

After graduation you will automatically join our alumni community, keeping you connected to UA92 for life. We’ll also stay in touch to hear more about your life after graduation, while keeping you up to date with the latest UA92 news and events. 

Get in touch at [email protected] to see how we can help. 

 

Greatness Unlocked
Graduation 2023

Here’s a look back at our 2023 Graduation, to give you a taste of what’s to come.