Officially appointed in February 2020, Sir Lindsay Hoyle, Chancellor of the University of Gibraltar, acts as the institution’s ceremonial figurehead and foremost ambassador.
Professor Bachleda, joined the University in 2017, and was officially appointed Vice-Chancellor in May 2019. As Vice-Chancellor she holds responsibility for the overall management of the University in her role as principal executive officer of the institution.
The upcoming Installation Ceremony allows for both incumbents, who have been carrying out their official duties since their appointments, to be formally installed as institutional leaders at the University of Gibraltar.
The Installation Ceremony will be livestreamed through this page.
Please have a look at our essential information guide to learn how the ceremony will unfold. Note that this event will adhere to the HM Government of Gibraltar/Public Health guidelines on Covid-19.

Installation of the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor

Date: Saturday 4th December 2021
Time: 10.00 to 11.30

Essential Information Guide

Date of Installation: Saturday 4th December 2021.

Where will the ceremony take place?

The Installation will take place in the University of Gibraltar’s Europa Point Campus.

How long will the ceremony last?

The ceremony is scheduled to take place from 10.00 to 11.30.
Please allow around two hours; the ceremony is scheduled to last around one and half hours, after which guests will be invited to a reception at the Bistro Point restaurant.

What is the dress code?

Dress code for the Installation is lounge suit/ formal dress.

Should I wear academic dress?

For detailed information on the University of Gibraltar’s protocol regarding academic dress please refer to the following document (please note that although the following document refers to University of Gibraltar graduation ceremonies, the policy stands for the Installation ceremony).
Academic dress

What happens on the day of the ceremony?

Please see below schedule to give you an idea of the running of the days events:


Time (approx.) Activity Description
10.00 – 10.10 Arrival on campus. Guests will be asked to sign-in and check their coats.
10.10 – 10.30 Gowning of academics and guests take their seats. Academics will be guided to the Conference Hall for gowning, while our ushers will guide guests to their seats.
10.30 – 11.30 Installation ceremony. The ceremony will run through the following steps: an academic procession; welcoming speeches; installation of the Chancellor; installation of the Vice-Chancellor; closing of the ceremony.
11.30 – 12.30 Reception Guests will be guided to Bistro Point restaurant for a reception.

Where will I park?

Please be aware that parking at our Europa Point Campus is limited, therefore, please allow a good amount of time to arrive in case you need to make alternative parking arrangements nearby.
Europa Point is served from the centre of town by regular buses. Where possible, we encourage the use of public transport when visiting us. For more information, go to:

What if I cannot attend the ceremony?

Attendee numbers are limited, however we will be livestreaming the event on this page on Saturday 4th December 2021.


Sir Lindsay Hoyle


Prof Catherine Bachleda

For information contact us

Number: +350 200 71000

To find out about our upcoming Graduation ceremonies, please click here.