• Graduations in Cardiff 2024

    Graduation Week is a time to celebrate the success of students with peers, family and friends

Graduations in Cardiff 2024

Graduation ceremonies are the time to celebrate the success of students with peers, family and friends


Graduation Dates 2024

Celebrate the hard work of the Cardiff school graduate this year. Graduation days are dependent on the individual university. Events and activities scheduled throughout the day provide opportunities to meet up with your friends, housemates, coursemates, staff, and all their supporters. Unlike the last few years, the events will be in person. 

Graduation Cardiff University

The ceremonies will run throughout the day from Monday 15 and Friday 26 July 2024. Cardiff University graduations are usually held in St David's Hall in Cardiff city centre, with registration, academic dress collection and official photography taking place in City Hall. 

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan Univerisity Graduation 2024 will be held in the Wales Millennium Centre, a short distance from Future Inn Cardiff.  The next dates will be between Monday 8 July and Friday 19 July 2024. 

University of South Wales

Graduation for the Cardiff Campus takes place between 25 - 26 January 2024 at St David's Hall. It is a chance for the university students to celebrate their achievements in the presence of their family, friends and the academic staff who have supported them. 

Royal College of Music and Drama 

Celebrating one of the greatest days of the students’ lives, their graduation ceremony is taking place for Royal College of Music and Drama on Friday 5 July 2024. 

Graduation Offers in Cardiff 2024

It's time to celebrate all you’ve achieved surrounded by family and friends.


Stay at Future Inn Cardiff

If you or your guests are travelling some distance to attend graduation or wish to spend a few days in Cardiff, there are a number of accommodation options available.

The spacious, air-conditioned en-suite bedrooms are equipped with all the enhanced modern room amenities you would expect of a 4-star hotel with exceptional value for money. Bedrooms can sleep up to four guests, making them ideal for families. In fact, under 12's stay for free. With free car parking and free WiFi for all guests.

From £67 per night

3 Courses for £25

Celebrate together with the first of our graduation offers in Cardiff. Thomas Restaurant serves British food, as well as contemporary and traditional Welsh cuisine. All of our dishes are homemade on-site, and there are plenty of meat, fish, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.

Dine from our table d'hôte menu, where you can choose a starter, main and dessert for only £25. Between 12pm-9pm.

Plus, all graduates get a complimentary glass of Prosecco.

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Taste of Wales Afternoon Tea

Cardiff's only Welsh themed afternoon tea is the perfect way to celebrate a graduation. With delicious finger sandwiches, mouth-watering homemade cakes, handmade scones with lashings of cream and jam, plus unlimited servings of tea or coffee. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free afternoon teas are also available. 

You can also add on a glass of bubbles, a gin and tonic, cocktails or go bottomless - where you get up to 2 hours of unlimited Prosecco. Reservations can be made between 1pm-5pm.

From £19 per person

2 for £16 Cocktails

What's your favourite tipple? Do you like it shaken or stirred? With a salt rim or sugar? On the rocks or straight up? 

Relax and celebrate with a refreshing beverage from our cocktail and mocktail menu. Grab a seat in our lounge bar, restaurant, or outside terrace.

Monday to Thursday between 4pm-6pm

2 for £16

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Gift Vouchers 

It can be a daunting task when trying to find a present for a graduate that they’ll cherish. No need to panic, though; we have come up with great gift-giving solutions.

Future Inn gift experiences include bed and breakfast stays at one of our hotels in Bristol, Cardiff or Plymouth. On a weekday, weekend or on a Sunday. 

Or, treat a foodie with an afternoon tea, an intimate dinner for two or a cocktail and dinner experience.

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Getting to the Graduation Venue

Getting to the graduations is easy from Future Inns. 

The Wales Millennium Centre is approximately a 9-minute walk from Future Inn Cardiff, with the quickest route cutting through the Red Dragon Centre

The City Centre is a 6-minute drive or taxi ride from Future Inns. The Cardiff Bay train station is a 5-minute walk from the hotel and takes you to Cardiff Queen Street station, followed by an 8-minute walk to St David's Hall or the Principality Stadium. Alternatively, you could change lines for Cardiff Central followed by a 7-minute walk. Various buses also stop at Cardiff County Hall, across the road from the hotel. It would take approximately 30 minutes to walk from the hotel. 


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