About your degree

About your degree

  • New graduates at the Senate House (General Admission 2013)
    Graduates at the Senate House

After graduation you'll need to refer to your degree now and then. Find out how to get a copy of your academic transcript, a new degree certificate or how to access CamSIS Extended Self Service below.

What is the Graduate Outcomes survey?

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You'll be contacted about 15 months after you finish studying about Graduate Outcomes, a national survey about where your degree has taken you. From summer 2017, all graduates who complete a course will be asked to take part in the survey, the results of which can help current and future students consider potential careers after their course.

It is administrated by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), which was responsible for the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey you may have heard about in the past.

To ensure that you're involved, make sure to keep your contact details up-to-date with us.

Find out more on HESA's website

Where can I get a transcript or a copy of my certificate?

The University’s Student Registry produces all degree transcripts and certificates for full-time Cambridge degrees and you can order online. Please see the Student Registry's degree certificates and transcripts webpage for further information.

How can I see my unofficial transcript online?

Find out about accessing your unofficial transcript through CamSIS Extended Self-Service on the Student Registry's website.

Can the University issue transcripts electronically?

If you matriculated in 1980 or later, yes. The Student Registry can issue transcripts online through a secure electronic document system called Digitary CORE. Further information about this service can be found on the Student Registry website.

How can I get verification of my degree from the University?

The Student Registry handles all verifications of full time Cambridge degrees and you decide whether to release your personal data to third parties for this purpose. Please see the Student Registry's website for further information and details of how to request and access verification letters online.

How do I get my Cambridge MA?

Graduations are administrated by your College, so in the first instance you should contact your College's development and alumni relations office about arranging to have your MA Cantab conferred.

Some Colleges let alumni know when their matriculation year group becomes eligible to receive the MA Cantab, so be sure to keep your address updated with your College. This will be not less than six years from the end of your first term of residence, providing that at least two years have passed since you received your BA. If you are unsure, contact your College's development and alumni relations office.

Similar information to the above is available on the Cambridge MA webpage on the Student Registry's website.