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Congregation Dates 

Congregation dates are determined by University term dates, as approved by Senate, with Winter Congregation generally scheduled during the week prior to Epiphany term and Summer Congregation generally scheduled during the week following the end of Easter term. 

Students are strongly advised not to make any costly travel arrangements for themselves and their guests until they have registered to attend and requested their guest tickets.

Winter Congregation 2023 will take place on Thursday 5 and Friday 6 January 2023. 

Summer Congregation 2023 will take place between Thursday 29 June and Thursday 6 July 2023. 

Timetables

Please find detailed below, the links to our upcoming ceremony timetables.

Winter Timetable

Ceremonies will be held in Durham Cathedral between Thursday 5 and Friday 6 January 2023.
A group of students in gowns outside Durham Cathedral

Summer Timetable

Ceremonies will be held in Durham Cathedral between Thursday 29 June and Thursday 6 July 2023.
A group of students in gowns walking

Students lined up for graduation outside Durham Castle