RECORDING OF THE GRADUATION CEREMONY
Essential Information Guide
Date of Graduation: Saturday 3rd December 2022.
Where will the ceremony take place?
The Graduation ceremony will take place at the Europa Point Sports Complex.
Gowning and professional photography will take place at the Europa Point Campus.
How long will the ceremony last?
Please allow around two hours for the ceremony (15.00 to 17.00).
Graduands must arrive early to allow time for gowning, and guests will be asked to take their seats by 14.45
Where will I be seated?
Students will be sat with their fellow graduands, while their guests will be sat separately. Ushers will guide guests and graduands to their seats.
Is there a dress code?
Yes. Graduation is a formal occasion, therefore, students and guests are expected to attend in appropriate formal wear.
Should I wear academic dress?
For detailed information on the University of Gibraltar’s protocol regarding academic dress please refer to the following document.Academic dress
What happens on the day of the ceremony?
Please see below schedule to give you an idea of the running of the day’s events:
|12.30 – 14.30||Arrival and Gowning.||Graduands will arrive on Campus and gown in the main hall. (Graduands have the option to take their professional photographs before the ceremony; for further details contact firstname.lastname@example.org).
Paid ticket holders and guests will be checked-in at the Europa Point Sports Complex main entrance.
|14.30 – 14.45||Final call to take seats.||Paid ticket holders and guests will be required to take their seats by 14.45
Graduands will be guided to the Graduation Hall (Europa Point Sports Complex) to take their seats.
|14.45 – 15.00||Academic Procession.||Gowned academics will process into the Graduation Hall and take their seats.|
|15.00 – 17.00||Graduation Ceremony.||The ceremony will consist of: graduands being called to the stage one-by-one to receive their certificates; valedictorian speeches; presentation of special recognition awards; commencement speech.|
|17.00 – 17.15||Academic Procession.||Gowned academics and graduates process from the Graduation Hall.
End of event for invited guests.
|17.15 – 19.00||De-gowning, photography and celebratory drinks.
Only open to graduates and paid ticket holders.
|Graduates and paid ticket holders will be guided to the Europa Point Campus for professional photography (to book your spot or for more information contact email@example.com), de-gowning, and celebratory drinks.|