FAQs

Can I hire a gown?

Yes, you can still hire a gown this year.

Gowns cost £30 + postage and can be hired from the gown hire company below:

Hire a gown

It will be posted to your home or chosen address, and once you’ve done with the gown, you’ll need to return it to the hire company on time.

Can I take photos at Senate House?

Because of the ongoing coronavirus restrictions, we’re holding our ceremony online this year instead of at Senate House.

To ensure your health and safety we don’t recommend travelling to and taking photos at Senate House.

Anyone vising Senate House will need to visit their website or contact them to check if they are open to the public. Their rules and opening hours may change if coronavirus restrictions change.

Do I need to buy a ticket for graduation?

No not at all – the online ceremony is free to watch on YouTube. We’ll send you the link nearer the time which you can share with anyone who’d like to watch the ceremony.

What if I can’t make or miss the premiere?

Don’t worry – the online ceremony will remain on YouTube. Simply click on the link to watch the ceremony from the start.

Can I get a copy of the online ceremony?

As with if you miss the ceremony, you can revisit the YouTube video as many times as you like. Simply bookmark the link and send to all your family and friends.

When will I receive my degree certificate?

The University of Northampton will send you your certificate.

They have sent you all an email with more information. Please carefully read this email to receive your certificate in the post.