Information for LSE staff

Staff-facing information about the graduation ceremonies at LSE

Information for LSE staff about the graduation ceremonies, including how to confirm your attendance and how to pronounce student names.

Upcoming ceremonies

December graduation ceremonies are scheduled as follows: 

Monday, 12 December:

  • Ceremony A, 2pm (Gender Studies; Psychological and Behavioural Science)
  • Ceremony B, 5pm (LSE Law School; Methodology; School of Public Policy)

Tuesday, 13 December:

  • Ceremony C, 9.30am (Government (The Following Programmes Only: MSc in Comparative Politics; MSc in Public Administration and Government (LSE & Peking University); MSc in Public Policy and Administration; MSc in Regulation)); Sociology)
  • Ceremony D, 12.30pm (Government (The Following Programmes Only: MSc in Conflict Studies; MSc in Global Politics; MSc in Political Theory; MSc in Political Science and Political Economy; MRes in Political Science; PhD Programmes));  Media and Communications)
  • Ceremony E, 3.30pm (Geography ((The Following Programmes Only: MSc in Geographic Data Science; MSc in Human Geography & Urban Studies (Research); MSc in Local Economic Development; MSc in Real Estate Economics; MSc in Regional and Urban Planning Studies; MSc in Urban Policy (LSE & Sciences Po); MSc in Urbanisation and Development); Health Policy; Mathematics)
  • Ceremony F, 6.30pm (European Institute; Geography (The Following Programmes Only: MSc in Environment and Development; MSc in Environmental Economics and Climate Change; MSc in Environmental Policy & Regulation; PhD))

 Wednesday, 14 December:

  • Ceremony G, 10.45am (Economics; Management (The Following Programmes Only: Executive MSc in Social Business and Entrepreneurship; MRes in Management (Employment Relations & H.R.); MRes in Management (Marketing); MRes in Management (Organisational Behaviour); MSc in Management; MSc in Management and Strategy; MSc in Management of Information Systems and Digital Innovation; MSc in Social Innovation and Entreperneurship); Philosophy, Logic & Scientific Method)
  • Ceremony H, 2pm (Economic History; Finance; Management (The Following Programmes Only: Global MSc in Management; MSc in Human Resources and Organisations; MSc in Marketing))
  • Ceremony I, 5pm (Anthropology; International Relations; LSE IDEAS; Statistics) 

 Thursday, 15 December:

  • Ceremony J, 10.45am (International Development)
  • Ceremony K, 2pm (International History; Social Policy)

For student-facing information about the next set of ceremonies, including dates, times and reception venues, please visit upcoming ceremonies.

Confirming your attendance

If you plan to attend your department's graduation ceremony please complete the form below. This will also allow you to request academic dress if required. 


Staff confirmation of attendance form

Confirmation of staff attendance at LSE Graduation Ceremonies December 2022

Please use this form to confirm your attendance and academic dress requirements

  • Your Details
  • Name
  • The Ceremony
    Please let us know which ceremony you will be attending and what your role will be.
  • Which December 2022 ceremony (12-14 December) will you attend?
  • What will your role be at the ceremony?
  • Academic Dress
    If required, we can provide you with academic dress free of charge. The School's academic dress supplier makes every effort to provide the correct outfit for you. In some instances, however, their stock, of overseas institution outfits especially, is already taken so they will provide an alternative outfit.
  • Would you like academic dress hired for you?
  • If you have NOT previously provided Student Services with details of the gown you require and would like academic dress hired for you, please complete all of the following fields:
  • Your Privacy
  • Your right to privacy is important to us. The personal information that you submit in this form will be used to help us manage the LSE Graduation Ceremonies. Please visit lse.ac.uk/privacy to read our Privacy Policy and learn more about how we collect and use information about you so that you can make an informed choice about using our website.


If you have any queries about your ceremony attendance please contact ceremonies@lse.ac.uk

Pronunciation guide

For suggested pronunciation of common names provided by the LSE Language Centre and links to external audio files visit Pronunciation guide

Which students attend which ceremony

Students on the following programmes will be invited to attend the ceremonies in July:

  • All undergraduate programmes
  • Standard MSc programmes with a June programme end date*
  • PhD students who are awarded prior to 30 April in the same year
  • Executive LLM students who are due to be awarded in June of the same year
  • MSc in Health Economics, Policy and Management (from 2019 onwards)
  • Executive Global MSc Management
  • Executive Master of Public Administration
  • Executive Master of Public Policy
  • Executive MSc in Behavioural Science
  • Executive MSc in Cities

Students on the following programmes will be invited to attend the ceremonies in December:

  • Standard MSc programmes with a September programme end date*
  • PhD students who are awarded prior to 30 September in the same year
  • Executive LLM students who are due to be awarded in September of the same year
  • Executive MSc in Political Economy of Europe
  • Executive MSc in Social Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Executive MSc in Health Economics, Outcomes and Management in Cardiovascular Sciences (from 2020 onwards)

* Students who resubmit their dissertation early will still attend the December ceremonies with the rest of their programme. It is not possible for students who resubmit their dissertation early to attend the July ceremonies.