February 2017 Award Ceremonies

All remaining student and guest tickets are now being booked and sold on a strictly first come first served basis using the online booking system found at www.gownhire.co.uk. Students should note that gown hire needs to be booked at least 21 days prior to their ceremony. Furthermore any extra guest tickets booked after 17 January will be seated separately from previously purchased guest tickets due to the ticket allocation process.

We would advise booking as soon as possible, as delaying booking may result in disappointment as we anticipate that some ceremonies will sell out. Please click on the below link and carefully read all information before booking.

Further information and booking details:

All guest tickets will be emailed to students in the last week of January, students should expect one email per guest ticket. For further helpful information for your ceremony please see the downloads on the right hand side of this page.

Once you have received your invitation you can book online:

If you have not received an invitation for either the December or February Award Ceremonies but believe you should have please email ceremonies@northampton.ac.uk as soon as possible.

July 2017 Award Ceremonies

The July Award Ceremonies will be taking place as follows:

  • Tuesday 18 July 2017 – All Faculty of Business and Law students
  • Wednesday 19 July 2017 – All Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology students
  • Thursday 20 July 2017 – All Faculty of Health and Society students
  • Friday 21 July 2017 – All Faculty of Education and Humanities students

All eligible students will be sent an invitation email at the end of March 2017 detailing further ceremonies information and details of online booking facilities. If you believe you should be invited but don’t receive an invitation by email by the beginning of April please contact us on ceremonies@northampton.ac.uk.

Upcoming award Ceremony Dates

  • Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 February 2017
  • Tuesday 18 to Friday 21 July 2017

Not attending a ceremony

Students who do not wish to attend and instead wish to have their certificate sent to them by post must complete our online certificate claim form in order for their certificate to be sent.

Ceremony Ticket Refunds

All students who do not successfully complete their course in the timescale given for the ceremony they have booked to attend will be automatically refunded. They will also be notified of this, by email, once the deadline for being awarded has passed.

There is a refund deadline for all ceremonies for non-result based refunds, as outlined in the information available prior to booking. Students who require a refund for guest tickets for reasons not relating to their results can get a refund using the online booking system prior to the refund deadline.

The refund deadline is a very strict deadline and refunds after the given date will only be processed in very exceptional circumstances, and these cannot be actioned using the online booking system. Refunds will not be allowed once tickets have been sent to students. All information required for the refund to be processed needs to be received prior to this deadline, partial information will not be considered. Requests after the deadline should be emailed to ceremonies@northampton.ac.uk.

For all gown refunds you will need to liaise directly with Ede & Ravenscroft on 01223 861854 or using their online system.

Visitor visa letter requests for guests

If you would like us to provide you with letters to support either your visa application or your guests’ visitor visa applications please complete the letter request form. Please note that we cannot provide the letters until you have booked to attend the ceremony and purchased guest tickets for your ceremony.

Your certificate

For information on your certificate and transcript, replacement documentation or verifications please visit our Certification page.

Data protection and media disclaimer

As part of the award ceremonies experience your name will appear in a variety of publications and photographs will be taken during the event for marketing purposes. If you wish your name to be omitted or wish not to have your photograph taken please email the Ceremonies Team as soon as possible. As most of the publications are printed in advance of the award ceremonies we will need advanced notice in order to omit you from these publications.