Congratulations to all our graduates! Scroll down to find details on upcoming graduations and watch back videos from past events including this years' graduation ceremony.

Graduation 2023

This year’s Graduation ceremony will be take place on Friday 24th November 2023 and will be held at the Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre.

Booking is now open!

You can now book your gown and purchase up to two guest Graduation tickets online for your Graduation ceremony event on Friday 24th November 2023. The booking system is through William Northam.

The deadline for booking your gown and purchasing your guest Graduation tickets is Friday 27th October 2023. 

Book now

To book your graduation gown and tickets:

  • Select ‘Graduation event’ at the top of the website to start the process
  • Find and select the institution by searching 'AECC University College'
  • State your Student ID number, your surname and your email address to access the booking system

As a student graduating, you do not need to purchase a ticket for yourself, but a ticket is required for each guest. Guest tickets need to be purchased in advance and are priced at £15. A Graduation ticket will allow your guest to access the Bournemouth Pavilion for both the ceremony and the Graduation celebration afterwards with refreshments.

Two guest tickets per Graduand will be available in the first instance. If you require more tickets, please email and we will put you on the waiting list and let you know if additional tickets become available. 


To help you get a feel for the day, please find below the timings as they currently stand (please note, these are subject to change):

  • 11.00am – 1.30pm Registration takes place at the Pavilion
  • 1.15pm Guests will be able to access the Pavilion Theatre Hall and take their seats
  • 2pm Ceremony commences
  • 3.30pm Ceremony ends and the afternoon reception will take place in the Ballroom at the Pavilion for graduates and their guests
  • 5pm Afternoon reception end

We look forward to seeing you at the ceremony, along with your friends and family, to celebrate all your achievements at AECC University College.

Alumni and Friends

We've taught some of the most remarkable individuals from all over the world who have gone on to have successful careers. As part of our unique and global alumni community, a number of benefits and opportunities are available to you once you graduate. 

As a lifetime member of AECC University College's alumni you will receive discounts on CPD seminars and selected courses. We also hold our celebratory alumni events, where you can catch up with old friends, network, and enjoy a special evening of entertainment and fine dining. 

Your continued contact with us is valued. We are proud of graduates who leave us and go on to succeed in their exciting careers across the globe, and we love to hear of your achievements, so please do stay in touch.

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Previous Ceremonies

Graduation 2022

Graduation 2022 was our largest graduation to date, with students coming from all over the world to the Bournemouth Pavilion with friends and family to celebrate. 

Congratulations to all our graduates, you've worked incredibly hard to get to this point and we are so proud of you. The skills and knowledge you have developed during your time at AECC University College will have given you an excellent platform for your future careers, and the majority of you will now be getting settled into your professional lives. This hard work comes with the great privilege of knowing that you are making a difference in people's lives in careers which can be so enriching and inspiring. This is something to be proud of and indeed our University College community are also immensely proud of you too. 

Although your time as a student here may have drawn to a close, we are delighted to welcome you into our thriving alumni community, a truly global network of talented individuals who are enjoying successful careers and flourishing lives. You will always be welcome back at AECC University College at any time. 

Congratulations on your remarkable achievements and good luck in the future!

Please find a video of the 2022 event below. 


2021 ceremony

This year's ceremony took place on the 26th November 2021 at the Pavilion in Bournemouth. Watch back the events in our video below

Ceremony for students who graduated in 2020

After initial plans were postponed, on 10th September 2021 we held our ceremony for students who graduated in 2020. The event was held at the Corpus Christi Church, and celebrations continued afterwards with an event on campus in a marquee on the Quad. Watch a video of the ceremony.