Derby Award Ceremonies

Class of 2016 The Derby award ceremonies for the class of 2016 will be held on 14 & 15 July 2016 and 24 & 25 November 2016. We've recently emailed out invitations to our Summer ceremonies - queries should be emailed to

Early Bird Photo Sessions - Derby Summer Ceremonies Students

We're pleased to announce Ede and Ravenscroft will be holding Early Bird photo sessions at the Atrium at our Kedleston Road Site on Saturday 23 April from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  You'll be able to beat the queues at the Awards Ceremonies by having your formal graduation photograph taken in advance of the ceremony.  You'll be loaned full academic dress and be provided with a mock certificate for the photographs.  There is no need to pre-book or pre-pay these sessions - simply turn up.    

Further sessions will be taking place on

Saturday 9 July and Sunday 10 July at the Atrium at Kedleston Road between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm   


Dates of the 2016 Award Ceremonies

Summer ceremonies - Thursday 14 July and Friday 15 July 2016 at the Derby Arena.  

Buxton ceremony - Saturday 12 November 2016 at the Dome, Buxton.

Winter ceremonies - Thursday 24 November and Friday 25 November 2016 at the Derby Arena

 Derby July Ceremonies Deadlines

Deadline Date Action
8 May 2016 Confirm your attendance and purchase any guest/Ball tickets - Book your tickets
15 May 2016 Purchase additional guest and Ball tickets (subject to availability) UDo link
15 June 2016 Pay off any tuition fee debts - contact finance
17 June 2016

Check your eligibility to graduate – has your award been confirmed.

If your award has not been confirmed by this date you will not be able to attend the ceremonies. UDo link

25 June 2016 Order your academic dress (and photographs) through Ede & Ravenscroft