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Graduation ceremony October 2023

Wellsprings Leisure Centre, Cheddon Road, Taunton TA2 7QP

Friday 20 October 2023 8:30am - 4:00pm

Graduation is one of the high points in the academic year. It is the opportunity for our students, alongside their families and College staff to celebrate their achievement.

This year's Graduation Ceremony will take place on Friday 20 October at Wellsprings Leisure Centre in Taunton.

Registering your Attendance

We require all those graduating to register as soon as possible, you will have received an email with your link to register. This is vital to ensure the information on certificates and programmes is correct and that we allocate enough space for your guests.

Once you have completed the online registration form you will need to book your official academic gown (required) and official photographs (optional) via the Ede & Ravenscroft website.

Registering on the Day

The ceremony will start at 11am, please see the tables below for your registration time.

We ask you to arrive in plenty of time before your ceremony in order for you to register, obtain your graduation gown and have your official photographs taken (if required).

Please arrive for registration at the time stated below:

Course Registration time
Engineering (including Electrical & Electronic, Manufacturing, Mechanical) 8.45am
Motorsport Engineering 9am
Nuclear Engineering 9am
Construction 9am
Computing and Digital Technologies 9am
Accounting 9am
Counselling 9am
Fashion & Textile Design 9.15am
Fine Art 9.15am
Creative Digital & Graphic Design 9.15am
Media Make-up 9.15am
Media Production 9.15am
Music Production 9.15am
Education and Training (including PGCE) 9.15am
Management and Leadership 9.15am
Early Childhood Studies 9.15am
Health and Social Care 9.15am
Sports Science with Sports Coaching Education 9.30am
Public Services with Criminology 9.30am
Agricultural Management 9.30am
Animal Management and Wildlife Conservation 9.30am
Assistant Practitioners 9.45am
Adult Care 9.45am
Human Resources 9.45am
Nursing Associates 9.45am


After your Ceremony

Following the ceremony, there will be a drinks reception for you and your guests before you are required to return your gown.  Previous graduates have then celebrated by going for a meal with friends and family in the local restaurants of Taunton and the surrounding areas. We hope you enjoy celebrating!

Further Information

We hope the information we have provided will help to make your Graduation an exciting and stress free day. If you have any questions which have not been answered above please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions or feel free to contact the Graduation team on 01278 441215 or alternatively email graduation@btc.ac.uk.

We look forward to celebrating with you in October.

Please note: If you have been referred on any of your modules you will still be able to graduate providing you pass the Referral Board.  If you don't pass, unfortunately you will not be able to graduate this year and will be invited to next year's ceremony. If you are unsure whether you have passed your course please contact your tutor or our Higher Education team on 01823 366348.

If you would like a hard copy of the information and registration form we have supplied, please contact us and make a request.