Dear Staff/Students

This Communication serves to give notice that the applications for April 2023 graduations closed on Tuesday, 31 January 2023.

No late applications on graduations will be accepted.




新沙巴体育网_沙巴体育app-篮球世界杯投注网址推荐 graduates (graduands) are required to complete an application form for graduation to be included in the graduation programme.

Admission cards for the ceremony must be collected on the day of the ceremony at the venue where gowns will be issued.

These cards must be shown at the hall entrance for admission. Please note that admission to the hall will be on a first-come, first-serve basis as space is limited.

Graduands?should report at the right-hand door of the main entrance to the hall, where the admission card will be exchanged for a qualification card with a seat number.

You are requested to be seated?30 minutes before?the start of the ceremony. The doors will be closed 15 minutes before the start of the ceremony.

Official photographers will be in attendance during and after the ceremony should you wish to have a photo taken in your academic dress.

NO OTHER PHOTOGRAPHERS WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE HALL.?Hiring of academic wear will be done only on the day of the ceremony.

Dress code for the ceremonies is formal or decent Traditional. NO tackies or jeans allowed.

It is strongly recommended that men dress in dark suits and women in a comfortable dress length, with a comfortable shoe heel height, to reflect the solemnity of the occasion.

Students who are not present at the ceremony must pay an?in absentia?fee of?R130.00
Certificates are issued to students after the graduation ceremony.


1. You must be dressed in your own gown with hood draped over your left arm. A member of the University personnel will signal when you should proceed to the stage.
2. You will hand your qualification card, kept in your right hand, to the Executive Dean of the relevant faculty, who will present you to the audience.
3. Proceed to the Vice-Chancellor, who will be seated in the middle of the stage.

3.1????If you are being awarded a Diploma:?Turn and face the Vice-Chancellor for congratulation and handshake.

3.2???If you are being awarded a Degree:?Turn to the Vice-Chancellor, kneel on the bench and bend your head towards the Vice- Chancellor.

4. Proceed to the Registrar, who will be standing on the left-hand side of the stage. Turning with your left shoulder, present the hood draped on your left arm to the Registrar and turn to face the audience. You will now be hooded by the Registrar.

The placing of the hood around your neck is official confirmation that your qualification has been conferred. Leave the stage on the left-hand side and receive your certificate in front of the stage.? Proceed to your seat.


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