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Graduation dates & venues

Graduation Ceremonies in 2018/19

Ceremonies will usually be scheduled to take place at 10.30am, 1.30pm, 4.30pm, and 5.00pm (July only).

You will be able to collect tickets and gowns from two hours before the ceremony begins.

14 - 16 November 2018

Ceremonies for November 2018 will take place at Venue 360, Luton.

You can reach Venue 360 by:

By Road - The M1 is just 3 minutes away

Please note! Due to restricted availability, parking at Venue 360 is limited to blue badge holders or students/guests with special needs. To reserve a space, please contact the graduation team:

Alternative parking is located nearby at Luton Parkway Station Multi-Storey car park, or the town centre.

From M1: From Junction 10, take exit towards Luton. Go over next roundabout (Junction 10a) taking A1081 towards Luton Airport / Town Centre. As you approach a set of traffic lights, get in the left hand lane and via left. Turn left at next roundabout and the entrance is 200m on left (opposite the retail park).

From Hitchin:  Follow A505 towards Luton. Follow signs for Luton Airport (clockwise round Luton, over several roundabouts). Take 3rd exit at roundabout (signposted left to Luton Airport) onto Kimpton Road.  Turn left at end of road onto Windmill Road, then straight over mini roundabout, we are on your right just after retail park traffic lights.

By Rail – over the road

The Luton Airport Parkway rail station is directly opposite us with frequent Thameslink services to and from London. We are only 30 minutes from the centre of London. 

From the train station exit via the same direction as the taxi’s and cars until you come to the pathway access to the main road. Cross the road at the pedestrian traffic lights and turn right. You will then see us almost immediately on your left-hand side.

By Foot – 20 minutes walk from the town centre

From Park Square (by University of Beds main campus) head down Park Street (passing The Brewery Tap pub on your right then Iceland food store further down on your left).  Continue along Park Street for approx. ½ mile, then turn left into Osborne Road. At the top of Osborne Road (past Vauxhall Motors main office on the left-hand side), turn right onto Gipsy Lane. After about 200 metres you will see the retail park on your left and then we are located on your right.

1 - 5 April 2019

Ceremonies take place at St Mary's Church, Luton.

19 - 26 July 2019

Ceremonies take place at Bedford/Putterdige Bury and St Mary's Church, Luton.

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