UK Graduation Ceremony 2019


Friday, 29 March 2019 - PETERBOROUGH

This year the CIPS UK graduation will be live-streamed from the CIPS UK Facebook page, so friends and family unable to attend in person can feel part of the celebrations. The proceedings start at 12.45pm GMT from Peterborough Cathedral on the 29th March 2019. 

For Graduates attending the ceremony, directions and parking can be found here.

From 2019, the CIPS UK Graduation Ceremony is open to all members who are currently MCIPS, and have achieved this via one of the following learning programmes:

  • CIPS Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply
  • CIPS Advanced Practitioner (Corporate Award) – post 2015
  • CIPS Accredited Degree – post 2015

Download the FAQ's here.

    Audience

    The CIPS UK Graduation Ceremony is open to all members who are currently MCIPS, and have achieved this via one of the following programmes of learning:

    CIPS Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply
    CIPS Advanced Practitioner (Corporate Award) – post 2015
    CIPS Accredited Degree – post 2015

    Please note; to book your place, you must have current MCIPS  membership status. Check your membership status, here on the CIPS Professional Register. Upgrading is simple, go to upgrade to MCIPS

    The graduate package fee is £86.00 and includes gown hire, photography, a post-ceremony drinks reception and one guest ticket. An additional guest ticket is available and costs £25 (there is no charge for under 14s).

    Why are we asking members to have a minimum of current MCIPS membership to graduate?

    The CIPS Graduation Ceremony is a celebration for members who have achieved MCIPS via a CIPS recognised programme of learning. Those with MCIPS are recognised globally as procurement and supply professionals. Being MCIPS signifies that you that you have attained a level of knowledge and understanding, based on the professional level of the CIPS Global Standard in Procurement and Supply, and that you have three years relevant work experience in procurement and supply role.

    Being MCIPS provides assurance for your employer, peers and clients that you have continued to build on your academic achievements to stay relevant and up to date.

    Download the FAQ's here.

    Places are limited and allocated on a first come first served basis.

    Venue and location

    Peterborough Cathedral, Minster Precincts, Peterborough, PE1 1XS.

    Directions and further information in relation to the venue can be found here

    Please leave plenty of time to travel especially if you are unfamiliar with Peterborough.

    As in any city, traffic may be heavy and finding parking may take time.

    Programme

    09.30 – Doors open-  Graduates commence robing (all Graduates must be robed by 12.30 latest)

    13.00 - Ceremony starts

    15.00 - Drinks reception for Graduates and guests

    16.00 - Event finishes

    Places are limited and allocated on a first come first served basis.

    Venue

    Friday 29 Mar - PETERBOROUGH

    Peterborough Cathedral
    Peterborough
    PETERBOROUGH
    PE1 1XS
    UNITED KINGDOM
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