Degree Congregations at the University of Birmingham date back to 1901 and are held in the Great Hall at the heart of campus.  Attended by nearly 30,000 graduates and guests each year, these events are the highlight of the University calendar and represent for many students the conclusion of their studies at Birmingham.

July 2020 Degree Congregations COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: All of our students should have received an email from the Vice-Chancellor confirming the postponement of our July 2020 graduation ceremonies to March 2021. This was a very difficult decision but one that has been made with the best interests of our students and staff in mind. We are sure that many of our students and their families will have questions about how this announcement will affect them, so we have put together some FAQs for you, which we will continue to update as more information becomes available:

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