Graduation 2019

Congratulations on your graduation! Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Always follow your dreams and believe in yourself...Nelson Mandela


    Faculty of Engineering | Tuesday, 9 April 2019
    08h30 for 09h00
    Departments of Civil Engineering & Survey and Mechanical Engineering

    Faculty of Engineering | Wednesday, 10 April 2019
    08h30 for 09h00
    Departments of Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Construction Management & Quantity Surveying

    Faculty of Management Sciences | Thursday, 11 April 2019
    08h30 for 09h00
    Departments of Human Resource Management, Marketing and Office Technology

    Faculty of Management Sciences | Friday, 12 April 2019
    08h30 for 09h00
    Departments of Accounting & Public Management

    Faculty of Natural Sciences | Saturday, 13 April 2019
    08h30 for 09h00

    For further information, contact the Examinations Department on 031-907 7118 / 907 7166/ 907 7270 or email: ;  or


    The University’s official colours for the neckbands (hood) are:

    • Management Sciences  -  Turquoise
    • Engineering  -  Olive Green
    • Analytical Chemistry and Information Technology  -  Cinnamon
    • Health Sciences  -  Spectrum Violet
    • Agriculture; Nature Conservation and Community Extension  -  Marigold/ Orange


    Diplomates will not be allowed to wear mortar boards (caps), but graduates receiving B.Tech, Advanced Diplomas, Postgraduates and Masters should wear a black mortar board with a black tassel. Satin hoods will not be allowed.



    Please enter through the Dr Pixley Seme hall entrance and proceed to park at the rugby field.



    A maximum of three guests per graduate will be allowed. Admission cards must be collected before the ceremony from the Department of Marketing and Communications. Those students who will be travelling from far can collect their tickets on the day of ceremony outside Seme Hall, at the rugby grounds entrance.


    In the interest of an orderly ceremony, please comply with the following procedures.

    • You are requested to honour the solemnity of the occasion by refraining from all distractive activities, including talking, eating, drinking or noisy behaviour during official proceedings.
    • Please make sure that your cellular telephone is placed on silent mode during the ceremony.
    • You are requested to rise when the Academic Procession enters the hall and take your seat when the Chancellor gives the signal to do so.
    • Qualifications will be awarded in the same order as published in the programme.
    • At the end of the ceremony, please remain standing until the Academic Procession has left the hall.


    The procedure for graduands is as follows:

    • Rise from your seat and approach the Dean with your hood draped over your left arm. Hand over your presentation card to the Dean and wait for him/her to read out your name.
    • Walk up to the Chancellor and knee on the platform in front of the Chancellor so you can be capped.
    • Proceed to the Registrar and hand your hood over to him. Turn around to face the audience and wait for the Registrar to drape the hood over your shoulders.
    • Your photograph will be taken while the Registrar places the hood over your shoulders.
    • Walk up to the Head of Department, who will congratulate you.
    • Walk down the aisle to the foyer of the hall to receive your certificate from the examinations department officials.
    • Return to your seat and remain seated until the dissolution of the congregation.

Collection of Graduation tickets are available for collection from Marketing and Communications during the allocated schedule.  Please bring along your student card, ID, drivers licence or certified copy of ID to collect your graduation tickets. Send someone to collect on your behalf with the identification of both persons. 

1 April    11h00 to 18h00

2 - 5 April    07h00 to 18h00

Closed on weekend

08 - 12 April    07h00 to 18h00

13 April    07h00 to 10h00


House of  Graduates

Official supplier of graduation attire

Address: 22 Prains Ave, Glenwood, Durban, 4000

Monday to Friday: Open 8am - 5pm

Saturday: Open 8:30am - 1pm

Phone: 031 301 8015

WhatsApp: 076 675 7799



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