Graduation and beyond

After your degree award has been confirmed by the Doctoral Programme Office, you can register to attend the graduation ceremony.

You wil be able to find more details to help you arrange your graduation from MyManchester web portal:

Access to your IT account

You have access to IT facilities, including email and personal storage space, during the prescribed period of your programme, the submission pending period and the time leading up to and including your PhD examination. Access to these facilities is terminated on the date of graduation. We therefore advise you to ensure all data and files you wish to retain beyond the date of your graduation is safely transferred ahead of that date to prevent loss of work. Please find more information on IT Services leavers webpage

Careers Service

The award-winning Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to current students and staff of The University of Manchester and recent graduates. The Careers Service can help you to research your career options, find out about employers, look for work experience and much more. Graduates can access services for two years after degree completion.

Become an alumni

Upon graduation

We invite you to join our alumni community - the largest of any campus-based university in the UK, to enjoy many benefits and access to alumni activities near you.

Your lifelong connection with The University of Manchester is also a unique opportunity to gain discounts on further study, network with professionals in your chosen career and take advantage of the huge range of discounts on everything from high street fashion to travel and leisure.

Find out about what becoming alumni of The University of Manchester involves:

To register, update your details, find out about alumni networks and events or to get involved with alumni activities, please visit the Your Manchester Online website:

As a current student

As well as providing alumni with discounts, benefits, events and communications, we also offer a wide range of benefits to current students as well, including funding for projects and travel, part-time work, and access to alumni expertise and advice. With a strong online community and local networks based across the globe, you can stay connected to the University from anywhere in the world.