my-cumbria-logo, my-cumbria-logo Toggle navigation

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Updated return to campus 2021

Due to the recent governmental recommendations in relation to Covid-19 and social distancing the Graduation ceremonies for Summer 2020 will be postponed until further notice. All graduating students will be notified as soon as we have new dates.


This map shows the location of all the venues used for your ceremony - including gown collection, lining up, photography, celebratory reception and the ceremony itself.

We also provide travel and accessibility information for all our venues.

Carlisle Cathedral (main venue)

The ceremony will take place in Carlisle Cathedral (main venue). Entry to view the ceremony is by ticket only - see Ticketing.

A Cathedral is a building for Christian worship and Carlisle Cathedral welcomes visitors of all traditions and faiths. Carlisle Cathedral is used as a venue during graduation week and no formal workship takes place during the Degree and Award ceremonies.

More about the Cathedral and its history can be found on the Carlisle Cathedral web site.

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery

The ceremony will be streamed to the Lecture Theatre at Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery enabling guests to watch the ceremony live via the screen. Entry to the Live Video Link is by ticket only - see Ticketing.

For more information about the Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery visit their website.

Tithe Barn

Guest ticket collection, gown collection, Alumni and lining up, prior to processing into the Cathedral, will take place in the Tithe Barn. 

For more information about the Tithe Barn visit the St Cuthbert's Church website.

Crown & Mitre Hotel

Photography, gown return, the celebratory reception, DVD sales desk, Student Union merchandise and the Graduation Information Desk will all be situated in the Crown & Mitre Hotel. 

To find out more about the hotel, see their website.

Edit page