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Applying to graduate

How do I apply to attend my graduation ceremony?

Apply through the online graduation link.

If you are exiting in 3rd year, and not continuing to Honours, remember to inform your School Office that you intend to graduate in order that they can process your award.

There is no graduation fee for the student to attend graduation.

How do I apply to graduate in absentia?

All students who do not wish to attend a graduation ceremony should apply to graduate in absentia to ensure your parchment is posted to you.

Apply through the online graduation link.

There is no fee to graduate in absentia.

Your award will be conferred at the appropriate graduation ceremony and will be sent to you by post, after the graduation ceremony. Parchments posted to UK addresses will be sent recorded delivery and will require a signature. Parchments sent to addresses outwith the UK will be sent by air mail post. Please allow 4-6 weeks following graduation for delivery of your parchment.

If you are planning to change address, please remember to inform Student Administration by emailing

Can I collect my parchment?

If you would prefer to collect your parchment in person, please email Student Administration at within a week of your ceremony date, and we will advise when it is ready to collect.

How do I defer my graduation?

You may defer your graduation ceremony to the next ceremony i.e. summer to autumn or autumn to summer. In order to defer you should inform Student Administration of your intention to defer by emailing The opportunity to defer is only offered once.

Please note that if you defer your graduation until the next scheduled ceremony you will not be able to receive your parchment until that date.


Check in to class

If you are studying on one of our Undergraduate or Taught Postgraduate degrees, you should check in via the Edinburgh Napier app to confirm your attendance for any timetabled learning event taking place on campus, at one of our other teaching venues or online. 

You Check In via the Edinburgh Napier App or by visiting - it’s quick and easy to do. 

Find out how to Check In
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