UofG Graduation 2018

Issued: Wed, 04 Jul 2018 13:43:00 BST

All students graduating this summer enjoyed an unprecedented heat wave in Glasgow and Dumfries. Over 3900 students graduated in just over two week of graduation ceremonies and we welcomed about 15,000 proud family and friends to the University. Watch some of the highlights of our summer graduation season and enjoy the blue skies!

Daily round up

The social media team created a video each day to showcase the happy grads. The graduation coverage reached more than 4.2 million people on social media. 

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Scottish athlete Laura Muir celebrated as she graduated from UofG as a veterinary surgeon on Friday 22 June 2018. 

The new Dr Muir studied and passed her exams while she was competing at the highest levels of world athletics including winning double gold at the European championships in Belgrade last year. But we had one final test her!

Day 4

Day 5 

Day 6

Day 7

Day 8 - Dumfries Campus

Graduation Journey

Everyone's journey to graduation is unique but mature students Helen and Jabeen certainly have special stories. 



Behind the scenes


Liz has worked in the Library cafe for 20 years but during graduation she was doing something different; serving all our thirsty grads.


Meet the piper! First year UofG student Gregor lead the morning processions.


The cutestet visitor during graduation has to be Golden Retriever Loki! 

Congratulations to all our new UofG Alumni!