Deferral of Graduation Attendance

The University will only permit students to defer their graduation attendance in exceptional circumstances, up to one academic year.

Deferrals will only be granted in exceptional circumstances, such as serious personal and unavoidable difficulties; acceptable circumstances will not include work commitments, holidays, visas issues or failure to pay any University fee.

To apply for a deferral of graduation attendance students must apply in writing to the Senior Planning and Information Officer (Graduation and Certification), explaining the specific circumstances and where possible evidence must also be provided. Applications should be sent via email to

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