Breaking: Summer graduations have been cancelled

Students have the option of attending a ‘virtual graduation’ instead

The University of Edinburgh has today announced that graduations due to take place in Summer 2020 will no longer be happening.

In its newly updated online Covid-19 guidelines, the University says it “currently expects that degree certificates for students entitled to graduate this summer will be printed and mailed by the end of July 2020.”

Edinburgh University is offering the following options to affected students instead:

“To defer to an in-person ceremony in Winter 2020 or Summer 2021.

“To attend a virtual graduation.

“To receive their certificate and not attend a ceremony.”