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Certificates

Types of certificates

In order to be eligible to receive a certificate your results must have been confirmed by an Assessment Board of the University and if applicable conferred at a Graduation Ceremony (or in your absence if you do not attend a Graduation Ceremony).

In addition you must also not have any outstanding financial obligations owed to the University to receive your certificate.

What type of certificates are printed by Wrexham Glyndŵr University?

What type of certificates are printed by the University of Wales?

When will my certificate be distributed to me?

How is my certificate distributed to me?

I think that my certificate has been withheld

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What type of certificates are printed by Wrexham Glyndŵr University?

From 2011 the University began to print certificates for the following awards:

Undergraduate Degrees (e.g. Foundation Degrees, BA, BSc, BEng and BN ) awarded by Glyndŵr University
Taught Postgraduate Degrees (e.g. MA, MSc, MBA, MPH and MRes) awarded by Glyndŵr University
Taught Postgraduate Certificates awarded by Glyndŵr University
Taught Postgraduate Diplomas awarded by Glyndŵr University
Certificate of Higher Education awarded by Glyndŵr University
Diploma of Higher Education awarded by Glyndŵr University
Glyndŵr University Certificates of Continuing Education
Glyndŵr University Certificates of Attendance
Glyndŵr University Professional Certificate
Higher National Diplomas and Higher National Certificates awarded under Licence from Pearson (formerly known as Edexcel)

Prior to this date all degree certificates were produced by the University of Wales.

From 2004, the University, under licence Pearson (formally known as EdExcel), started to produce certificates for Higher National Certificates and Higher National Diplomas. Prior to 2004, the awarding body Edexcel produced the certificates for all HNC’s and HND’s.

Since their introduction, the University has produced certificates for its Certificates of Attendance, Continuing Education and Professional Certificates.

What type of certificates are printed by the University of Wales?

The University of Wales continues to print certificates for Research Degrees and for those undergraduate degrees where students have opted to receive an award of the University of Wales. All such certificates are printed by the University of Wales Registry based in Cardiff. The certificates are then forwarded to Glyndŵr University for onward despatch to students.

When will my certificate be distributed to me?

If you attend your Graduation ceremony you will be able to collect your certificate on the day, following your ceremony. If you do not attend your ceremony, we aim to despatch all certificates as soon as possible after Graduation but due to the high volume this may not be until up to 12 weeks following the Graduation Ceremony.

[NB: for replacement certificates see the section on Replacement/Duplicate Certificates for details of distribution timescales]

For awards that are not eligible to attend Graduation we aim to dispatch all of these types of certificates within twelve weeks of the Assessment Board where the award was ratified.

Should proof of your qualification be requested by an employer or another University prior to your certificate being issued you can request an interim letter from the Certificates Team.



How is my certificate distributed to me?

If you attend your Graduation ceremony you will be able to collect your certificate on the day, following your ceremony.

If you cannot attend your Graduation ceremony, certificates are despatched following the conferment of award, by the Certificates Team based in the Academic Quality and Student Governance Unit of the Academic Registry.

All posted certificates are posted to graduates’ last recorded home address as recorded on the University’s Students Records System, by second class post (unless you advise us of an alternative address). Certificates can also be collected in person – you need to advise us of this in order for arrangements to be made.

You must ensure that your home address and email address are correct prior to completing your programme of study. If there are any subsequent changes please update them either via Student Moodle, Student Data Services or the School Office.

I think that my certificate has been withheld

The University will not despatch certificates of any kind to any student who has outstanding fees owing to the University. If you have any fees owing which is preventing the release of your certificate you should contact the University’s Finance Department on the details below immediately.

Email: accountsreceivable@glyndwr.ac.uk or call: 01978 293037.

For students studying at Partner Colleges you must contact the Partner College’s Finance Team directly.

Certificates are also withheld pending the outcome of an academic appeal/academic misconduct/ disciplinary/suitability to practice.

Contact us

If you have any queries regarding certificate please contact the Certificates Team by sending an email to: certificates@glyndwr.ac.uk

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