Graduation 2020

It's a time to mark your achievements and reminisce with the people and places you have grown so fond of during your time at the University of Sheffield.

Prepare for what promises to be a very special day in your life…


Congratulations from your president

To all our graduating students, a massive congratulations! Now is your opportunity to reflect on your achievements, and see how far you've come since starting at the University of Sheffield. 

I hope that your experience studying here was a happy one, and that your memories from this time will stay with you, wherever your next steps take you. 

Sheffield Students' Union will always be here to welcome you back so do stay in touch!

Be sure to celebrate in style, and again, congratulations.

Jake Verity, Students' Union President

Robing and official photography is open from 7:30 daily (from 9:00am on the Tuesday). View the timetable of ceremonies. View the Graduation Map, including ceromony locations.

You can find essential information relating to your day on the University’s Graduation website, including ceremony times, travel arrangements, and security details.

Please note in the interest of the safety and security of visitors we will be implementing heightened security procedures. Bags larger than a small handbag will not be allowed into the building. Please do not bring large bags or suitcases to the Octagon Centre or the Sheffield Students' Union during Graduation.

Food and Refreshments

Whether you want to celebrate with a drink, or treat yourself to a bite to eat, we will have the food, drink, and atmosphere to match the occasion. On our newly refurbished concourse outside the SU we’ll have our champagne bar and live music to entertain you and your friends and family.





Order your 2020 Graduation Hoody

Commemorate your time at The University Of Sheffield in style with your official 'Class of 2020' Graduation Hoody. Add your name and your course for free! Collect on your Graduation day or we deliver internationally.

Souvenirs and Gifts

Celebrate your new Graduate status with Official University of Sheffield crested souvenirs, Graduation hoodies and certificate folders.

Nights Out

You've had the time of your life and we're here to see you off with one last get-together at your favourite club night - Pop Tarts!

Best of all - parents/guardians go free! Bring them along and show them what you've really been doing these past few years!

Life Membership

Sad to be leaving the best Students' Union in the UK? You don't have to!

Become a Life Member for just £10 and gain access to the Students' Union building, its bars and club nights, after you’ve Graduated! You can even sign in a friend. Purchase Life Membership online fro Sheffield Students’ Union Store.


Your Graduation is your last opportunity to purchase an TOTUM card so make sure you don’t miss out on the opportunity to grab savings for the next 1-3 years!

TOTUM gives you discounts from big companies like Amazon, National Express, ASOS, Pizza Express, and The Co-op. You can buy yours as long as you still have an active student email account (account closes approximately one month after Graduation), and enjoy discounts until the card expires.

Buy your card online today.

Official Photography

The official graduation photographers are Ede & Ravenscroft Photography. They will be open from 07:30 - 18:00 daily (from 9:00am on the Tuesday) and you will find them located in the Gallery area and the Plaza of the Students' Union Building on each day of your Graduation.

You may pre-pay for your photographs online at www.edeandravenscroft.co.uk/graduation-services. Alternatively Just speak to the Ede & Ravenscroft staff in the Students' Union on the day.

Ede & Ravenscroft Photography are the official photographers recommended by the University of Sheffield and the Sheffield Students Union. There may be other photographers in the area offering graduation photography packages. Please note that they are not official and we do not endorse any other photographers. If you choose to use any photographer other than Ede & Ravenscroft, this is entirely at your own risk.