Higher Awards Ceremony 2017

Recognising the achievements of our higher education students together. Celebrate your achievements with family and friends at our Higher Awards Ceremony 2017.

Celebrate with us on Friday 24 November

We are celebrating the achievements of our higher education students who have successfully completed their course in 2016/17 in the stunning surroundings of Gloucester Cathedral on Friday 24 November 2017. Here, you can find all the relevant information about booking your tickets as a graduate, and for your family and friends, as well as other important information to prepare for the event.

Order Your Robes

You will need to order your robes from Ede and Ravenscroft.

Please make sure you order your robes in plenty of time before the ceremony.

Parking Information

There is no parking at Gloucester Cathedral.

Please see local car parks below.

Book Your Tickets

Tickets are available for invited graduates and their family and friends only. If you have not received an invite but think you should have, please contact hannah.minchew@gloscol.ac.uk


  • How do I book my ticket?

  • I have not received my invite...

  • Can I book tickets for guests?

  • What do I need to wear?

  • What do guests need to wear?

  • How do I order my graduation robes?

  • Can I get official photography on the day?

  • What time do I need to arrive?

  • Will I need to give a case study?

  • Where will I be seated?

  • Where will guests be seated?

  • How long is the graduation ceremony?

  • What if my guests include young children?

  • Does the cathedral have disables access?

  • How do I find the cathedral?

  • Where can I park at the cathedral?

  • Will I get my cerficate on the day?

  • Who can I contact if I have any further questions?

  • What Level of Award should I choose when ordering my robes?

Student Stories

Helen Jenkins

Foundation Degree Level 5

Therapeutic Counselling

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Helen Jenkins

Foundation Degree Level 5

Therapeutic Counselling

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