Ceremony 1 -
School of Humanities and Journalism and Institute of Education- Class of 2022

Date and time
Wednesday, 20 July 2022
08.00 - 12.00

Derby Arena
Royal Way
Pride Park
DE24 8JB

Ceremony 1 is for students graduating from the School of Humanities and Journalism and the Institute of Education (Class of 2022).

Please note, gowning takes place at the Pride Park Stadium, 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.


TimeGraduate/Guest activity


Pride Park Stadium opens for gown collection and photography


Box Office at Arena opens


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

8.15am - 9.30am

All Graduates must register at Arena


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


Registration at the Arena closes


All graduates and guests must be seated for ceremony


Ceremony starts


Ceremony ends


Photography at Pride Park Stadium