Your Graduation is the time to celebrate all your achievements at AECC University College.
Mark your success
Graduation combines ceremony, afternoon reception, and the graduation ball. It's the time to invite your friends and family to join you in celebrating the culmination of your hard work and study.
The 2017 Graduation ceremony will take place on Friday 24 November at the Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth. Use the information below to guide you through the steps to make sure you're prepared for your special day.
Henrik Lauridsen graduated from AECC University College in 1991 and practiced as a chiropractor in private practice for 8 years.
In 1999 he completed a MSc in Clinical Chiropractic from AECC University College and Portsmouth University, and from 2001 to 2004 he worked in a multidisciplinary spinal outpatient centre alongside teaching at University of Southern Denmark.
In 2007 he received a PhD in clinimetrics from University of Southern Denmark, and he is currently employed as associate professor in the Research Unit for Clinical Biomechanics at University of Southern Denmark, where he carries out research in clinimetrics and children’s musculoskeletal health, teaches advanced questionnaire research technique in addition to supervising PhD-students. In addition to his research position, he has been Head of Studies for the education in Clinical Biomechanics at University of Southern Denmark since 2006.
Please settle any accounts you have with the AECC University College. The date to pay off any outstanding debts is the 7 July 2017.
If you have any outstanding tuition fees your certificate will be withheld until these have been cleared. Please also return any library books and other property belonging to the AECC University College or Clinics.
Graduands can bring an unlimited number of guests to the ceremony free of charge. Each graduand will receive a complimentary ticket to the ceremony and to the afternoon reception event.
You may apply for up to 5 guest tickets for attendance at the afternoon reception event which will cost £16 each.
Graduation tickets can be purchased through our graduation partners William Northam. We will contact you by email to advise on ceremony dates and times and when booking opens to order your tickets.
You will be notified of your ticket allocation on Monday 6 November. Your allocation will need to be purchased by Friday 10 November.
Require extra guest tickets for the after ceremony reception? Email the Registry team with your requirement and you will be added to the waiting list. If tickets are available they will be allocated on a proportional basis after 3 November.
Academic robes are booked through our graduation partner William Northam. We will contact you by email to advise when gown hire will open.
All students wishing to attend their graduation must wear academic robes on the day. It's a very special occasion and formal attire should be worn.
On the day you will need to bring with you your gown hire reference number and the printed receipt, which will be emailed to you at the time of ordering or via the text message which will be text to you a few days before your ceremony.
Details of how to order your photographs can be found on the William Northam website. If you are ordering photographs you will need to bring your photography order details with you on the day. These will be emailed to you.
The AECC University College will also take photos and record at the ceremony. These images and recording will be displayed on social media and the AECC Alumni Facebook page.
Please email Registry to let them know of your cancellation. If you wish to cancel your ticket allocation, full refunds will be offered for any afternoon reception event tickets cancelled before Friday 3 November.
There is a £1.50 cancellation fee for gown hire and photography outside the cooling-off period, which is 14 days. Please notify William Northam if you wish to cancel your gown hire at least 7 days before your ceremony date.
If you are unable to attend your graduation ceremony, the Registry team will post your degree certificate along with a copy of the programme the week after the ceremony takes place.
Please make sure your details are up to date with Registry, such as your home address.
Our Graduation Ball will take place on Saturday 25th November 2017 at The Bournemouth International Centre in the Purbeck Room and your Graduation Committee will be working hard to ensure that your celebrations end with an evening to remember. We recommend that you order your tickets for the Ball as soon as possible, as numbers will be limited. For prices and details please contact Hannah Douglas or Carmen Morgan via email at DouglasH@aecc.ac.uk or MorganC@aecc.ac.uk
Please see the map for directions to the Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth.
Car parking is available at the Pavilion Theatre car park or at several nearby car parks - please be aware normal charges apply.
The Pavilion Theatre has access for disabled guests. Inside the theatre there is ample provision for wheelchair users and there is a lift situated at the rear of the building, close to the Ballroom, to access. If any of your guests are wheelchair users, please email the Registry team.