Ceremony 6 - School of Sport and Exercise & the School of Humanities and Journalism

Date and time
Friday, 19 July 2024
08.00 - 12.00

Derby Arena
Royal Way
Pride Park
DE24 8JB

Ceremony 6 is for students graduating from School of Sport & Exercise. & the School of Humanities and Journalism including on-campus and online programs.

Please note, gowning takes place at the Pride Park Stadium and registration takes place at the Arena. All graduates must register at the Arena prior to the ceremony in order to be able to take part. Late arrivals must go directly to registration at the Arena and not to the Pride Park Stadium (alternative arrangements will be made for your gown collection).

Please note the timings below, and allow plenty of time for your travel and parking. We also recommend that you prepare for the weather conditions, as there is a two to three-minute walk between Pride Park Stadium and the Arena.

For graduates and guests with mobility requirements, please contact graduation@derby.ac.uk

Guests are welcome to accompany you to the Pride Park Stadium for gowning and photography.


Time Graduate/Guest activity

8.00 am

Pride Park Stadium opens for gown collection and photography

8.00 am

Box Office at Arena opens

8.15 am

Derby Arena doors open to graduates and guests for the third ceremony of the day

8.15 am - 9.30 am

All graduates must register at Arena

9.40 am

Gowning and photography at Pride Park Stadium closes (re-opens post-ceremony)

9.45 am 

Registration at the Arena closes

9.45 am

All graduates and guests must be seated for the ceremony

10.00 am

Ceremony starts

11.00 am

Ceremony ends

12.00 pm

Photography at Pride Park Stadium