The Academic Awards team oversees the organisation of graduation ceremonies and the production of all award certificates.
Academic Awards organises and runs the ceremonies that are held each January and July. Approximately 3,500 to 4,000 graduates attend the ceremonies every year. The team is responsible for:
- Sending out invitations
- Coordinating replies
- Sending out tickets
- Producing graduate lists for the ceremonies' brochures
- Coordinating ceremonies on the day
- Replacement certificates
Academic Awards produces all of the university’s HE award certificates, including (under Licence from Edexcel) all HNC and HND diplomas. Approximately 7,500 certificates are produced each year, half of which are distributed at graduation ceremonies.