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Schedule for the day

TUESDAY 31 MARCH 2015
Please find below the schedule of timings for the 10.30am ceremony:

Time

Event

8.00am

Arrive at Aston University.  As a reminder, there is no car parking on campus (park at Millennium Point).

8.00am onwards

Pick up robes from MB161, first floor, Main Building, Aston University - have pre-ceremony photography taken if required on 2nd floor of Main Building, Aston University (please note that long queues can form later in the day).

9.15am

Depart for Birmingham Town Hall using the coaches provided (situated next to the Sacks of Potatoes). Alternatively take a taxi from the mini roundabout outside the Main Building, or walk to the Birmingham Town Hall using the walking map - the maps will be available from the lower foyer of the Main Building.

9.30am

Pick up your guest tickets from the Box Office at Birmingham Town Hall (if applicable), give the tickets to your guests and go to Checkpoint (make sure you are robed first).  PLEASE NOTE YOU MUST BE AT CHECKPOINT BY 9.30AM AT THE LATEST! Please do not be late for your ceremony as this delays the start for all other graduands and guests!

10.00am

Take your seat in the Auditorium.

10.30am 

Ceremony commences.

11.30 to 11.45am

Ceremony finishes, graduates will follow the retiring academic procession outside (weather permitting) for a photo shoot on the steps of Victoria Square.

11.50am

Make way back to Aston University (coaches will be parked behind the Birmingham Town Hall in Paradise Circus, in the same place they dropped you off).

12.00pm

Hospitality and prize giving hosted by Academic Schools in the marquee situated next to the Tipping Triangles on campus (times will be advised on the day at the Birmingham Town Hall).

1.00pm onwards

Official graduation photography available on the 2nd Floor, Main Building, Aston University (for all those who chose not to have pre-ceremony photography).

 

Please remember to return your robes to MB161 before departing from the University.


TUESDAY 31 MARCH 2015
Please find below the schedule of timings for the 1.30pm ceremony:

 

Event

11.00am

Arrive at Aston University.  As a reminder, there is no car parking on campus (park at Millennium Point).

11.00am onwards

Pick up robes from MB161, first floor, Main Building, Aston University – have pre-ceremony photography taken if required located on the 2nd Floor of the Main Building, Aston University (please note that long queues can form later in the day).

12.15pm

Depart for Birmingham Town Hall using the coaches provided (situated next to the Sacks of Potatoes). Alternatively take a taxi from the mini roundabout outside the Main Building, or walk to the Birmingham Town Hall using the walking map - the maps will be available from the lower foyer of the Main Building.

12.30pm

Pick up your guest tickets from the Box Office at Birmingham Town Hall (if applicable), give the tickets to your guests and go to Checkpoint (make sure you are robed first).  PLEASE NOTE YOU MUST BE AT CHECKPOINT BY 12.30PM AT THE LATEST! Please do not be late for your ceremony as this delays the start for all other graduands and guests!

1.00pm

Take your seat in the Auditorium.

1.30pm 

Ceremony commences.

2.30pm to 2.45pm

Ceremony finishes, graduates will follow the retiring academic procession outside (weather permitting) for a photo shoot on the steps of Victoria Square.

2.50pm

Make way back to Aston University (coaches will be parked behind the Birmingham Town Hall in Paradise Circus, in the same place you were dropped off).

3.00pm

Hospitality and prize giving hosted by Academic Schools in the marquee situated next to the Tipping Triangles on campus (times will be advised on the day at the Birmingham Town Hall).

4.00pm onwards

Official graduation photography located on the 2nd Floor, Main Building, Aston University (for all those who chose not to have pre-ceremony photography).

 

Please remember to return your robes to MB161 before departing from the University.

 
TUESDAY 31 MARCH 2015
Please find below the schedule of timings for the 4.30pm ceremony:

Time

Event

2.00pm

Arrive at Aston University.  As a reminder, there is no car parking on campus (park at Millennium Point).

2.00pm onwards

Pick up robes from MB161, first floor, Main Building, Aston University - have pre-ceremony photography taken if required. Located on the 2nd Floor, Main Building, Aston University (please note that long queues can form later in the day).

3.15pm

Depart for Birmingham Town Hall using the coaches provided (situated next to the Sacks of Potatoes). Alternatively take a taxi from the mini roundabout outside the Main Building, or walk to the Birmingham Town Hall using the walking map - the maps will be available from the lower foyer of the Main Building.

3.30pm

Pick up your guest tickets from the Box Office at Birmingham Town Hall (if applicable), give the tickets to your guests and go to Checkpoint (make sure you are robed first).  PLEASE NOTE YOU MUST BE AT CHECKPOINT BY 3.30PM AT THE LATEST! Please do not be late for your ceremony as this delays the start for all other graduands and guests!

4.00pm

Take your seat in the Auditorium.

4.30pm 

Ceremony commences.

5.30pm to 5.45pm

Ceremony finishes, graduates will follow the retiring academic procession outside (weather permitting) for a photo shoot on the steps of Victoria Square.

5.50pm

Make way back to Aston University (coaches will be parked behind the Birmingham Town Hall in Paradise Circus, in the same place that you were dropped off).

6.00pm

Hospitality and prize giving hosted by Academic Schools in the marquee situated next to the Tipping Triangles on campus (times will be advised on the day at the Birmingham Town Hall).

6.00pm onwards

Official graduation photography located on the 2nd Floor, Main Building, Aston University (for all those who chose not to have pre-ceremony photography).

 

Please remember to return your robes to MB161 before departing from the University.

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