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Flying of the University flag: Notice

The University Offices receive many requests for guidance as to the occasions on which the University flag should be flown from University buildings. The Vice-Chancellor publishes for information the following list of dates on which the flag will normally be flown from the Old Schools:

 6 February Accession of HM The Queen
21 April Birthday of HM The Queen
23 April St George's Day
10 June Birthday of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
 4 August Birthday of HM Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
 1 October Beginning of the academical year (or 2 October when 1 October falls on a Sunday)
14 November Birthday of HRH The Prince of Wales

In addition, notice will in future be given of other variable dates on which flags may be flown, such as occasions of visits by the Chancellor, the official birthday of HM The Queen, the days of General Admission and of Congregations for the conferment of Honorary Degrees, and days of national rejoicing.

The following are the variable dates that will be observed until the end of this academical year:

12 June Official birthday of HM The Queen
25 and 26 June Congregations for General Admission to Degrees
29 June Visit of the Chancellor and conferment of Honorary Degrees

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Cambridge University Reporter, 3 February 1999
Copyright © 1999 The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.