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School Graduation Celebrations

Starts: 16 July 2014

Be part of the School Celebration on 16 July 2014

The Class of 2013 celebrate at the School's pre-graduation party at Aberdare Hall. Congratulations!

The Class of 2013 celebrate at the School's pre-graduation party at Aberdare Hall. Congratulations!


Graduands and their families and friends are invited to join the staff of the School at Aberdare Hall for this special event marking the success of the class of 2014. While honouring this year’s achievements, the School will also recognise excellence in its annual prize-giving ceremony.

Results announcement

Each year degree classification and prizes are finalised at the final exam board meetings. Undergraduate degree classification and prize-winners’ names appear on final year notice boards at 4.30pm on the same day. For 2014 the date will be Wednesday 25th June.

Be part of your Class & subject photos

The official ‘Class of 2014’ photograph, plus Ancient History, Archaeology and Conservation, History and Religious Studies  and Postgraduate group shots will be taken on the day. These will be shared on the School’s Facebook page after the event. To see the pictures and catch all our news ‘like’ us now: Facebook/CardiffShare

Free event for graduands

This year this event is free to graduands. Friends and family are very welcome to join us at a nominal charge of £9/person [High Tea includes a range of savoury options, strawberries and cream and soft drink]. Graduands are emailed a personal invitation in early May including online booking details, enabling them to book for themselves and their guests*. The deadline for booking and payment is 8 July.

*due to venue capacity, a maximum of  two guests per graduand may attend

Ticket-less event

To help reduce our impact on the environment and maximise resources, this is a ticket-less event. All those who book will be sent an email confirmation by the beginning of July.

Finding Aberdare Hall & parking

Aberdare Hall is on Corbett Road, just around the corner from our building. [For Sat Nav: CF10 3UP]. For a full downloadable map see

 Parking is available around Park Place and near the museum (payable at street meters) and NCP and other sites are clearly marked on entry to the city. St David’s Hall and the University are at the heart of the city centre, with plenty of parking including at large shopping centres. Unfortunately we cannot offer parking, but those with disabilities should get in touch with us to arrange free parking close to our building.

Questions about graduation?

Graduation is run centrally by the University. Head here for the latest University information - Please note that the Graduation ceremony for the School of History, Archaeology and Religion starts at 1.15pm at St David’s Hall.

SHARE Graduation Celebrations: Class Photo & Prize-giving

The Programme

Wed 16 July 2014, 15:30 – 18:00

Venue: Aberdare Hall, Corbett Road, Cardiff, CF10 3UP

15:30     High tea on arrival

[A selection of sandwiches served on white and granary bread, Chicken tikka split or vegetable sate, Mini vegetable Samosa with mango chutney, Japanese Prawns, Margherita pizza, Glamorgan strawberries and cream plus selection of juices or water]

Bar open for purchase of alcoholic drinks

16:00     Head of School Graduation address

16:30     Prize-giving

Class Photos

17:00     prizewinners

17:10     Postgraduates

17:15     Archaeology & Conservation                     

17:20     Ancient History

17.30     Religious & Theological Studies

17:40     History

17.50     Class of 2014 group photo

18:00     Theological Colleges

Aberdare Hall

Other information

Open To: Invitation Only