Which graduating class do I belong to?

Progression and awards board

The Universities progression and awards board assess whether students are eligible for an award and recommend to the academic board the conferment of such award, students are then awarded the appropriate classifications, if applicable. 

To determine which class, you belong to please refer to the award date on your official transcript. If you haven’t yet received your official transcript, please refer to your classification confirmation email.

If you are unsure about which class you belong to, please email graduation@arden.ac.uk


Student awards that were confirmed prior to August 2019 have been included in previous graduation ceremonies, therefore will not be eligible to attend any future celebrations.

Students who were invited to form part of the recognition of achievement celebration which was held on the 5th December 2020 will also be eligible to attend a traditional ceremony in the summer of 2022

To be eligible to attend the traditional graduation ceremony in the summer of 2022, your award needs to have been confirmed between 1st August 2019 and the 30th November 2020. 

 Progression and awards board   Recognition of achievement celebration   Traditional graduation ceremony 
 August 2019   5th December 2020   Summer 2022 
 October 2019  5th December 2020   Summer 2022 
 December 2019   5th December 2020   Summer 2022 
 February 2020   5th December 2020   Summer 2022
 March 2020   5th December 2020   Summer 2022 
 May 2020   5th December 2020   Summer 2022 
 July 2020   5th December 2020   Summer 2022 
 August 2020   5th December 2020   Summer 2022 
 October 2020   5th December 2020   Summer 2022 

To be eligible to attend the graduation ceremonies below, your award needs to have been confirmed between 1 December 2020 and 31 August 2021. Students awarded after 31 August 2021 will be considered as the Class of 2022.

Students who attend the virtual graduation ceremony in November 2021 will also be eligible to attend a traditional ceremony in the summer of 2022. Dates and venue details TBC

 Progression and awards board   Virtual graduation event   Traditional graduation ceremony 
 December 2020   November 2021   Summer 2022 
 February 2021  November 2021   Summer 2022 
 March 2021  November 2021   Summer 2022 
 May 2021  November 2021   Summer 2022
 June 2021  November 2021   Summer 2022 
 July 2021   November 2021   Summer 2022 
August 2021   November 2021   Summer 2022 

To be eligible to attend the graduation ceremonies below, your award needs to have been confirmed between 1 September 2021 and 31 August 2022. Students awarded after 31 August 2022 will be invited to ceremonies in 2023. 

We will be hosting two in-person graduation ceremonies in 2022. A summer and winter ceremony. Dates and venue details TBC
 

 Progression and awards board   Traditional graduation event
 October 2021  Summer 2022
 December 2021   Summer 2022 
 January 2022   Summer 2022 
 March 2022   Summer 2022
 May 2022   TBC 
 July 2022   TBC 
 August 2022   TBC