Class of 2020

We are disappointed to not be celebrating with the Class of 2020 in person this year, but are looking forward to your rescheduled ceremony next year (dates available below).

You have achieved your award in the most unprecedented of times, and we couldn't be prouder of you, so some ARU staff – including your Vice Chancellor, Professor Roderick Watkins – would like to share their messages of congratulations with you.







Save the date!

Whilst we are not able to celebrate with the Class of 2020 this year, plans are well underway for your graduation ceremonies. We're pleased to outline below the dates for the Class of 2020:

  • Tuesday 6 July 2021 – Peterborough ceremony
  • week commencing 12 July 2021 – Chelmsford ceremonies
  • week commencing 19 July 2021 – Cambridge ceremonies

A full schedule of the ceremonies will be available in the autumn.

You will continue to have access to your student email account and eVision until after your graduation ceremony, but please also make sure your home address and mobile contact details are correct on eVision, as an alternative way to keep you updated with plans for your ceremony.


Certificate Information

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been a delay in producing and issuing hard-copy certificates and transcripts.
The printing and posting of hard-copy certificates and transcripts from the April and July Awards Boards, has now commenced and we anticipate the backlog will be completed by the end of October 2020. We will then move to processing documents relating to the September Awards Board.  
Documents will be posted, by registered delivery, to your home address as listed on eVision, please ensure your details are up to date and correct. 
From your eVision account you are also able to download a PDF of your transcript (which is available under the results tab) Should you require confirmation of the conferment of your award to be sent to a third party (such as an employer or educational establishment) please contact including your ARU SID.