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Degree Days

Update on degree ceremonies 

Due to the ongoing impact of the pandemic, the University had to take the difficult decision to postpone many degree ceremonies that were due to take place in 2020, and up to August 2021.   

While the Government’s COVID-19 restrictions are expected to be eased over the coming months, uncertainty over when large scale gatherings will be permitted to resume remains.  Arrangements for ceremonies due to be held between September 2021 and May 2022 are under review, and further information will be made available, as soon as we can offer clarity to graduands.  

Please contact Sarah Jenkinson for information. 


for your graduation

Trinity has a limited number of degree days each academic year.

Final-year students (undergraduate and postgraduate) are usually contacted by the University in Michaelmas term and invited to book a graduation ceremony using Oxford’s ‘eVision’ system. Research students will be invited once they receive Leave to Supplicate.

We realise that it is disappointing not to be able to register to attend a ceremony in person at present. However, the University is doing everything they can to ensure you get an opportunity to mark the occasion of your graduation, in spite of the pandemic. Further information will be shared as soon as it is available.  

Priority for spaces is given to current graduate and undergraduate students, so historic graduands have limited options for graduating in person. However graduating in absentia is very easy and is not limited to Trinity’s four ceremonies. There is no time limit by which a degree has to be taken.

Masters Degrees

Undergraduates of the College who have taken, or are taking, the BA, are eligible to take the MA (Oxon) in or after the twenty-first term from matriculation.

The cost of taking your MA is £40 and if you wish to attend the ceremony in person you will also have to hire a BA gown and hood and an MA gown and hood from a local outfitter at a cost of around £70.

Four year Undergraduate Masters degrees

Please note, former undergraduates who read for a four-year Masters degree (MChem, MPhys, MMath, etc) and who matriculated between 1993 and 1998, should check eligibility with the Development Office before booking to take the MA.


Future Dates

Saturday 15 May 2021 - Postponed

Other dates in 2021 and beyond have not yet been finalised due to the ongoing pandemic. 

It is still possible to take your degree in absentia at any ceremony the university holds even if Trinity would not normally be presenting candidates. 

If you wish to graduate please fill in this form and send to Sarah Jenkinson