New College Stamford’s Graduation will be held on Wednesday 5th September 2018 at 4.30pm. We do hope that you will be able to join us following successful completion your HE course.
The ceremony will take place at Stamford Methodist Church (on Barn Hill) in Stamford, following robing and a procession from the Town Hall on St. Mary’s Hill.
Commencing from 1.00pm
|Stamford Town Hall||Arrive anytime between 1pm and 3pm for robing and your photographs.|
|Once gowned, Graduates, parents and friends will find an array of coffee shops and restaurants in Stamford where refreshments can be purchased if desired. Please note that there will be no refreshments available at the Town Hall.|
|3.30pm||Stamford Town Hall||Group Photograph|
|At this point, family and friends are invited to either head to Stamford Methodist Church to secure their seats in the ceremony, or line the parade route to watch the procession.|
|4.00pm||Stamford Town Hall||Graduates are organised in to the correct order for the parade|
|4.15pm||The Graduates along with staff, dignitaries and VIPs leave the Town Hall|
|4.30pm||Stamford Methodist Church||Graduation Ceremony|
|Please leave your gowns with the ushers at Stamford Methodist Church, unless you have made special arrangements with the gowning company for a longer hire period.|
You must reserve your graduate and guest tickets online.
As space in the ceremony is limited, only 2 guest tickets are available to Graduates initially. However, should any spare tickets be available after the deadline, these will be made available from Monday 6th August 2018.
You will need academic dress in order to graduate (this can be ordered via the link above) and the suggested dress code for graduates is as follows:
Ladies – Buttoned blouse (to fasten hood to) and flat shoes (for the cobble stones)
Gentlemen – Lounge suit