Academic Registry

The Student Results Service produces, distributes and verifies all award parchments. For students who studied with a Partner Institution please email 

Award Parchments

Award documents are produced on watermarked parchment paper with the University crest and appropriate signatures and are sent during July and August by Royal Mail standard delivery UK and Royal Mail Airmail for overseas to the mailing/correspondence address provided and held on the student record.   Any changes made to your mailing/correspondence address must be made as soon as possible before your exam board is due and can be made through your student portal.

If you have not received your parchment within two months of your exam board taking place please contact

Replacement Parchments

Replacements for award parchments can be provided should your original become lost or damaged.

The cost for a replacement is £35.00 for one parchment and £10.00 for each further parchment of the same award ordered at the same time to a maximum of five.  This charge is inclusive of postage.

For payment by cheque or bankers draft complete the application form here and return to the address on the form. 

To submit your award details for verification and to obtain a validation code for purchase online please complete and submit this replacement parchment form

Persons other than the award holder who apply for a replacement award parchment will require the written permission of the award holder to do so.

Replacement Transcripts should be applied for direct from your department of study.

Verification of Awards

Proof of an award can be provided as a letter, fax or email and are issued without charge.  Please complete and submit your details on the following verification of award form

Persons other than the award holder who apply for a verification of an award will require the written permission of the award holder to do so.

Certified copies of Original Award Parchments

If you require a stamped and certified copy of your award parchment you need to send a scanned copy of your original parchment to with an address for issue by post.  There is currently no charge for this service.  Alternatively you can send a photocopy to the Student Results Service, Academic Registry, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP with a covering letter.

Apostille certificates can be obtained from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office at