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Upcoming Events

This page provides information on upcoming Common Awards events open to Common Awards staff and students. 


Graduation Ceremony - 27th June 2022

The deferred 2022 and 2021 Congregation Ceremonies for Common Awards students are scheduled for 27th June 2022. This date has been confirmed and we expect the ceremonies to go ahead as scheduled. However, please be aware that the situation may change at short notice. We will ensure to contact TEIs if the situation does change.

  • Students eligible for the deferred 2022 graduation will be invited to attend the graduation ceremony at 1.45pm on 27th June 2022, at Durham Cathedral.   
  • Students eligible for the deferred 2021 graduation will be invited to attend a graduation ceremony at 3.45pm on 27th June 2022, at Durham Cathedral.   

Registration for Common Awards students will open on 25th April and close on 27th May 2022. Invitations will be sent directly to TEIs to forward to students in mid April. All students attending ceremonies at the University will be allocated a maximum of 2 guest tickets.

Students will also be invited to a Common Awards Celebration Event to take place at St John’s College, Durham.


Theological Educator’s Conference 2022: Learning for the Whole of Life

4th – 6th July 2022
College Court, the University of Leicester

Conference theme

The theme of the conference is ‘Learning for the Whole of Life.’

This covers three main ideas:

  • Lifelong learning (i.e., learning for the whole duration of one’s life)
  • Holistic learning (i.e., learning that includes every dimension of one’s life)
  • Community-wide learning (i.e., learning that includes all the members of the church)

Conference format

This year’s conference is a hybrid conference. This conference is available:

  • Either on-site in Leicester or online, for staff 
  • Online only for students

Please visit our conference page for more information on the conference including the timetable and booking links.