Graduation 2020

Although physical graduation ceremonies have been postponed due to the pandemic, we will be celebrating your achievements during a virtual celebration from 14 to 18 December.

Check out the full schedule and save the date.

You can also share your message on our digital yearbook, book your academic dress and photography to celebrate in style, and order your Class of 2020 merchandise as a memento of your time at Ulster.

The University is determined to facilitate physical ceremonies at the earliest appropriate opportunity for all 2020 graduates.

UU Class of 2020

The Celebration Schedule

Graduation celebrations for each School will be streamed online from 14-18 December.

Select your school:

14 December (Monday)

15 December (Tuesday)

16 December (Wednesday)

17 December (Thursday)

18 December (Friday)

Graduation links

Digital Yearbook

Share a special message with your classmates and lecturers as a keepsake of your time at UU.

Get involved to win a £250 Amazon voucher!

Submit your entry  

Graduation certificate & pin

All students who have successfully completed their course will receive their degree certificate, transcript and Class of 2020 graduation pin by post in early December.

Find out more about certificates

Distinguished Graduate Award

The AIB Distinguished Graduate award is made to a graduate of the University ‘in recognition of outstanding achievement in their chosen field.

Find out more about Distinguished Graduate Award

Distinguished Research Excellence Awards

Recognising the outstanding contribution of Ulster staff in the area of research.

Find out more about Distinguished Research Excellence Awards

Distinguished Education Excellence Awards

Ulster University has a commitment to delivering excellent teaching to help our students reach their potential. Find out which staff have won awards for their inspirational teaching and learning support approaches during 2020.

Find out more about Distinguished Education Excellence Awards

Personalised t-shirts and hoodies

Celebrate your achievement with a personalised Class of 2020 graduation hoodie or T-shirt featuring the names of you and your classmates!

Find out more about Personalised t-shirts and hoodies

Welcome to your alumni network!

Life at Ulster doesn’t stop once you graduate – Stay in touch! Find out about the many benefits of keeping in touch with UU, including making connections and networking.

Find out more about alumni

Postgraduate study

Thinking of your next steps after graduation? Continue into postgraduate study to build the career you desire and create your own pathway.

Find out more about postgraduate study


Expert advice, endless opportunities and a range of services and online resources to support your future career prospects.

Find out more about careers

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