Certificates and transcripts

When will I receive my certificate or transcript?

February 2023 cohort

See our Frequently asked questions page for information about the February 2023 cohort.

Students awarded at an exam board by Tuesday 24 January 2023 will receive your certificate at your graduation ceremony in February if attending, or it will be posted out afterwards if you graduate in your absence at your ceremony. 

Please ensure that you keep your postal address up-to-date on Student info or by contacting your faculty if you no longer have access to Student Info.

Certificates will be posted to your registered home address by 2nd class mail.  Those going to overseas addresses will need to be signed for on delivery.  Certificates going to UK addresses will not automatically be sent by signed for mail, but you can choose to pay for this option by contacting the Exams Office at exams-office@bristol.ac.uk.

Certificates can take up to 6 weeks to arrive depending on the destination.  If you have not received your certificate by 8 march 2023 please contact the Exams Office at exams-office@bristol.ac.uk.  International students can request a tracking number from the Exams Office only after 4 March 2023.

If you defer your graduation you will receive your certificate at your deferred ceremony.  If you need evidence of your degree before your certificate is available you can request an award verification letter, which can be sent to you electronically.  Please contact award-verification@bristol.ac.uk with any questions.

If you have outstanding tuition fees at the payment deadline of Friday 13 January you will not be eligible to graduate in February and will not receive your certificate at this congregation.

Postgraduate research students: if you have not deposited your definitive copy thesis at the library in time or the PGR Exams Team has not received confirmation that minor erros have been corrected you will not receive your certificate at the February congregation.  Your certificate will be posted to your registered home address, once your thesis has been deposited.

Transcript

You will receive information on how to download your transcript when you are notified that your award has been made.  Please contact your faculty with enquiries about receiving your transcript.

July 2022 cohort (graduated November 2022)

See our Frequently asked questions page for information about the July 2022 cohort.

Students awarded at the summer 2022 exam boards will receive your certificate at your graduation ceremony in November if attending, or it will be posted out afterwards if you graduate in your absence at your ceremony. 

Students awarded at the February 2022 exam boards may have their certificates posted out before graduation, on a date to be confirmed.

If you need to update your postal address please contact exams-office@bristol.ac.uk.

Certificates will be posted to your registered home address by 2nd class mail.  Those going to overseas addresses will need to be signed for on delivery.  Certificates going to UK addresses will not automatically be sent by signed for mail, but you can choose to pay for this option by contacting the Exams Office at exams-office@bristol.ac.uk.

If your home address is outside the UK you can request a tracking number for your certificate only after 25 November, by emailing the Exams Office at exams-office@bristol.ac.uk.

Certificates can be collected on Tuesday 8 November only, by prior arrangement.  You must email the Exams Office at exams-office@bristol.ac.uk to request to collect, or nominate somone to collect it for you.

If you defer your graduation you will receive your certificate at your deferred ceremony.  If you need evidence of your degree before your certificate is available you can request an award verification letter, which can be sent to you electronically.  Please contact award-verification@bristol.ac.uk with any questions.

Transcript: You will have received information on how to download your transcript when you were notified that your award was made.  Please contact your faculty with enquiries about receiving your transcript.

February 2022, July 2021, February 2021 and July 2020 cohorts (graduated April and July 2022)

Please contact exams-office@bristol.ac.uk if you still have not received your certificate. 

Transcript: Please contact your faculty with enquiries about receiving your transcript.
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