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July 2023 Academic Congregations

Extra tickets 

Bookings for the July 2023 Academic Congregations have now closed. 

Information about booking additional tickets will be released later this week (week beginning 5 June) and we will contact graduates by email with this information as soon as it is available.  Please note that extra tickets cannot be guaranteed and may not be released for all ceremonies if particular ceremonies are already at capacity. Any updates will also be posted on the website and on the student portal. 

Your invitation includes a link to the Invitation and Information Guide, you must read this in full, it contains all the information about the ceremonies and tells you what you need to do before and on the day of your Academic Congregation.  Each student can apply for one graduate and two free guest tickets.   

The July ceremonies are for students who are successfully complete their programme and are formally awarded at an exam board between December 2022 and June 2023.   

The schedule for the Newcastle ceremonies is below

 Date Ceremony  
Faculty Department

12 July

10:30 Business & Law (London) Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Strategy
  13:30  Business & Law (London)

Leadership & Human Resource Management

Accounting & Financial Management

Marketing, Operations & Systems


Arts, Design & Social
Sciences (London)

Engineering & Environment (London) 


All Departments


13 July


Arts, Design & Social Sciences


Arts, Design & Social Sciences

  16:00 Arts, Design & Social Sciences

  Social Sciences


14 July

Arts, Design & Social

Health & Life Sciences


Social Work, Education & Community Wellbeing (Education)

  13:30 Health & Life Sciences

Psychology (Postgraduate)

  16:00 Health & Life Sciences

Psychology (Undergraduate)

17 July
10:30 Health & Life Sciences

Applied Sciences

Nursing, Midwifery & Health

  13:30 Health & Life Sciences

Social Work, Education & Community Wellbeing
(Social Work and Community)


Health & Life Sciences

Business & Law

Sport, Exercise & Rehabilitation

Leadership & Human Resource Management

18 July
10:30 Business & Law

Leadership & Human Resource Management

Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Strategy

  13:30 Business & Law

Accounting & Financial Management
Marketing Operations & Systems


Business & Law

Engineering & Environment


Mathematics, Physics & Electrical Engineering

19 July
10:30 Engineering & Environment

Architecture & Built Environment

Geography & Environmental Sciences

  13:30 Engineering & Environment

 Architecture & Built Environment

Mechanical & Construction Engineering

  16:00 Engineering & Environment

Computer & Information Sciences

Deferring your ceremony if you cannot attend

If you cannot attend your congregation ceremony for personal reasons, you can apply for deferral.  Once you have received your invitation, you can opt to attend a future ceremony by completing the Deferral Application Form.  Please note if you wish to attend a Congregation, you must attend within one year of being awarded.  You should apply for deferral before the date of your original ceremony, any deferral applications submitted retrospectively will not be considered.

Future Congregation Dates

Winter 2023 : Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 December 2023

Summer 2024 : Thursday 11 July to Wednesday 17 July 2024


Winter Congregations 2022

Click here to view the videos of the November 2022 ceremonies.

July 2022 Congregations

Click here to view the videos of the July 2022 ceremonies. 

March 2022 Congregations

Click here to view the videos from the March 2022 congregations. 

September 2021 Congregations Videos

Click here to view the videos from the September 2021 congregations.


If you have any questions relating to your ceremony, contact the Congregations Office.



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