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An Unforgettable Night...

Join us at the prestigious Edgbaston Cricket Ground for an exclusive and unforgettable event celebrating the class of 2017.

Toast your success with a complimentary cocktail (alcoholic and non alcoholic available) before being seated for a sumptuous three-course meal.

Our professional photographers will be available all night to capture all those special moments and those important group shots, so dress to impress!

Sunday, 18th June | 6:30pm

Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham

Carriages at 1am

The Best Way to End Your Time at BCU

Entertainment

Join our DJs at Graduation Ball 2017 covering the best tunes across RnB,Garage, House and Commercial to get you in the mood for dancing.

As well as this, we'll have a live band and plenty of games, entertainment, photos, surprises and fun for everyone all night!

Get set for what promises to be an unforgettable night!

Look Back At Last Year's Grad Ball...

Tickets and Seating

Step 1

Buy your ticket - limited spaces available:

Go to Tickets page - on sale 20/03/2017

Step 2 - after 01/05/2017

After everyone in your group has purchased their tickets:

  1. Nominate a Group Leader to set up your seating arrangements for you and your friends;
  2. Give the Group Leader your 8-digit transaction reference number (clearly stated on your e-ticket); and
  3. Your 8-digit transaction reference number must be followed by '-1', '-2', '-3' or '-4' representing the number of tickets you have bought.
Go to Seat Allocation page (available 01/05/2017)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Considering attending but have a few queries? You may find the answers you're looking for below!

  • Who can attend the Graduation Ball?
    This prestigious event can be attended by all Birmingham City University students who are leaving/graduating this year.
  • Can I bring a friend?
    Each student can purchase up to 4 tickets. Your 3 guests do not need to be graduating or studying at Birmingham City University, but we will require their name at the point of seating allocation. Please note, you will be responsible for their conduct at the event.
  • Where can I purchase tickets?
    Tickets can ONLY be purchased online.
  • Where do I collect my tickets from?
    You don’t need to worry about collecting your tickets, as you will receive an e-ticket when you buy a ticket online.
  • How do I arrange to sit on the same table as my friends?
    To arrange seating with your friends - nominate someone in your group as Group Leader.

    The Group Leader should collect the names and 8-digit transaction reference numbers (clearly stated on your e-ticket) and Menu Options of everyone sitting in their group. Using these details they must login to www.bcusu.com/gradball to create a seating group, allocate seating and specify menu choices.

    Please note: there are a limited number of 12-seater tables, which will be allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis. All other tables seat 10 people, for capacity reasons smaller groups will be seated on shared tables.

    Click here to reserve seating
  • What if I change my mind about the seating arrangements?
    It’s absolutely fine! Group Leaders (students who created the seating groups originally) are able to make adjustments.
  • What happens if, after I have bought my ticket, I can’t go?
    We appreciate that circumstances can change and therefore we can offer a 100% refund up to 4 weeks before the event. A 50% refund is available up to 2 weeks before the event. After this, no refund can be given.
  • Our course finishes in July. Can we have a separate Graduation Ball?
    Our intention is to celebrate the achievements of all our final year students at one event. We appreciate that different faculties and campuses finish at different times however we are inviting all these students to attend.
  • What should I wear to the Graduation Ball?
    The dress code is dress to impress. That means suits and dresses – it really is an occasion to dress up for, so go for it!
  • Will Halal food be available?
    Yes, there will be a Halal main course available for you to order when you confirm your seating arrangements.
  • I've been on a placement year and can't login. What should I do?
    Don't worry. If this has happened to you, simply visit your nearest ASK desk or iAsk, and we will sort it out for you.

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