Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) College Ceremony

Each year, in conjunction with the GA graduation day, the College holds a ceremony to recognise the achievement of Downing students who have completed their Postgraduate Certificate in Education. Recipients of the PGCE are also welcome to be part of the GA photograph to commemorate their achievement and are invited to the buffet lunch in College.

Candidates will be emailed an invitation and Booking Form for completion in early May; the deadline for booking will be 22 May 2020. Successful candidate may bring up to 3 guests to the lunch in College

Typical Timetable for the Day

10am - Ceremony for the presentation of the Postgraduate Certificate in Education by the Master and Praelector in West Lodge, Downing College.

11am - Assemble for group photograph outside the Chapel (PGCE recipients are welcome to join the General Admission graduation photograph)

From 2.15pm - Buffet lunch in the Hall and marquee on the Fellows’ Lawn

From 3.45pm - Graduation group photographs will be available from Porters’ Lodge

If you have any questions about the day, please email