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It’s time for you to celebrate and reflect on your personal achievements at this year’s CIM Graduation.

To ensure you enjoy this special occasion without a glitch, we’ve pieced together all the information you need.


This event is by invitation only and for graduates who have passed with their last exam in September 2021, December 2021, April 2022 and July 2022 for the following qualifications:

• Diploma in Professional Marketing
• Diploma in Sustainable Marketing
• Digital Diploma in Professional Marketing
• Diploma in Professional Digital Marketing
• CIM Marketing Leadership Programme
• Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Marketing

12 November 2022

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Invitations

Invitations to attend the Ceremony will be sent by email on the following dates:

 

Exam board(s) Date
September 2021 13 April 2022
December 2021 13 April 2022
April 2022 05 July 2022
July 2022 27 September 2022

 

What happens next?

  1. Please ensure you read this webpage prior to booking onto the Ceremony.
  2. Click on the ‘Book Now’ button to book your place (including any guests). All students must book their place by 14 October 2022. Places must only be booked from the time of receiving your invitation. Bookings will not be permitted if students have not completed and passed their qualification.
  3. As a graduate, there is no fee to attend the Ceremony. Information on guests and the costs can be found below.
  4. Order your robe through Ede & Ravenscroft (please see below) by 21 October 2022.
  5. Purchase photography and merchandise (not essential).
  6. Look out for the programme which will be emailed to you on 25 October 2022.

Tickets

To book your free place at the Graduation Ceremony you will need to register using the ‘Book now’ button on the right-hand side of this page. You will also have the option of purchasing up to three guest tickets, for which payment is taken online at the point of booking.


Please note bookings will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.


All graduates who have booked to attend will receive an acknowledgement soon after and will be sent confirmation details and a detailed programme for the day by email on 25 October 2022.


Graduates will collect tickets for themselves and their guests when registering at the venue on the day. If you wish to bring children to the ceremony, all children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Children 8 years and above will need to have a guest ticket purchased for them. Separate tickets will need to be purchased for children if they are younger than 8 years of age and are unable to sit on their accompanying adult’s lap.

Prices

  • Graduates - free of charge
  • Guests (eight years and above) - £35 per guest

A maximum of three tickets can be purchased per graduate. Further guest tickets can be requested and placed on a waiting list. Students will be notified of any extra guest places by email (subject to availability).


Guest tickets must be paid online at the time of booking. Additionally, requested tickets must be paid when their availability is confirmed, not on the day of the event.

Cancellation and refund policy

Guest tickets are non-refundable four weeks prior to the event. The last day for refunds is 14 October 2022. Refund requests should be made to events.organiser@cim.co.uk.

Other information

  1. Robe hire
    It is compulsory for all graduates to wear a robe for the Graduation Ceremony. The robe hire service is available through Ede & Ravenscroft. Place your order and payment directly with them online or over the phone by calling +44 (0)370 2421170. Please note we cannot organise payment for you. Orders for robe hire should be placed by 21 October 2022. When placing your robe order, please quote your relevant qualification in full as a specific robe will be allocated to you.
    Please ensure you wear smart business attire under your robe.
  2. Photography
    Specialist graduation photographers, Ede & Ravenscroft, will be available on the day of the ceremony. Full details are available on their website. You are able to book your prints in advance or on the day itself.
  3. Lunch and refreshments
    Please note that lunch and refreshments are not included. However, food items and refreshments are available to be purchased at the venue from the cafeteria.

Accommodation and travel

Please note that graduates must book their own accommodation and travel arrangements. We have put together a unique HotelMap to help ensure that you find the best accommodation near the venue and always get exclusive special offers. Simply click here to start your search.

Note: All expenses incurred, such as travel, accommodation, lunch, refreshments, etc, are the graduates’ responsibility.

For all enquiries, please contact the graduation team.

Venue:

Central Hall Westminster
Storey's Gate
London
SW1H 9NH

Need to Book Your Hotel?

Here you can book your hotel for the Graduation Ceremony

 

FAQs

Can CIM advise me on international travel into the UK and visa applications?

In light of COVID-19 with questions arising around international travel, quarantining, vaccinations, and all matters relating to the pandemic, please refer to the United Kingdom border control website here. CIM is not able to offer advice, provide documentation or answer questions relating to these matters.


Additionally, visa applications are the responsibility of the attendee. CIM is strictly unable to provide funding, visa letters, written documentation, or any involvement in applications.

How much are guest tickets and how many guests can I invite?

Graduates are free to attend the Graduation Ceremony. Guest tickets are at a fee of £35 per person (including children over eight). Graduates can invite up to three guests.

Are children allowed to attend the ceremony?

If you wish to bring children to the ceremony, all children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Children 8 years and above will need to have a guest ticket purchased for them. Separate tickets will need to be purchased for children if they are younger than 8 years of age and are unable to sit on their accompanying adult’s lap.

Can I cancel my guest ticket?

Guest tickets are non-refundable four weeks prior to the event. The last day for refunds is 14 October 2022. Refund requests should be made to events.organiser@cim.co.uk.

 

Graduates who deferred their ceremony space from 2021 or previous years and who are no longer able to attend the 2022 ceremony, will not be entitled to a refund for any tickets bought as stated by the terms and conditions agreed in the original booking process.

Who should I contact about special requirements?

If you or your guests have any special requirements, you should inform the Graduation team of these during the booking process. Please note that graduates normally ascend and descend the stage via a short set of steps. If this is problematic, please email us at events.organiser@cim.co.uk.


Please note that the venue is fully accessible.

What shall I do about my gown and photography?

You will be able to purchase the hire of your gown and photography directly with Ede & Ravenscroft once you receive your Graduation Ceremony invitation via email. Further information on how to do this can be found in the ‘Other’ section.


Academic dress is imperative if you are a graduate. Without a gown, you will not be permitted into the auditorium to take part in your graduation.


Photography is optional and can be purchased in advance of the Ceremony, or on the day itself.

Where is the venue for the Graduation Ceremony?

The 2022 Graduation Ceremony will take place at Central Hall Westminster. The full address can be found below:


Central Hall Westminster
Storey’s Gate
London
SW1H 9NH

Will I receive my diploma at the Graduation Ceremony?

Please note that you will not receive your diploma at Graduation – this will be issued to you digitally eight weeks after you have received the results of your final assessment.

Contact us

For more information

Call  +44 (0)1628 427031
Email  events.organiser@cim.co.uk

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