Dates of ceremonies

Winter Higher Degrees Graduation Ceremonies (All campuses, venue Potchefstroom)

  • 30 July 2018:  Masters degrees: 15:00
  • 31 July 2018:  Doctoral Degrees: 10:00

Spring Graduation Ceremonies

  • 10 October 2018: All qualifications: Vaal Triangle Campus
  • 17 October 2018: Bachelors to Master's Degrees: Potchefstroom Campus
  • 19 October 2018: Doctoral Degrees: Potchefstroom Campus
  • 23 October 2018: Doctoral Degrees: Mafikeng Campus
  • 25 October 2018: Bachelors to Master's Degrees: Mafikeng Campus​

Unit for Open Distance Learning

September 2018  

Date

Venue     

Thursday

6

Potchefstroom

Friday       

7

Potchefstroom

Monday    

10       

Durban   

Tuesday      

11

Durban

Thursday

13

Nelspruit

Saturday

15

Polokwane

Wednesday

26

East London     

Friday

28

Cape Town

 

October 2018    

Date

Venue     

Wednesday

10   

Ongwediva (Namibia)

 

Graduation Ceremonies

The ceremonies department is responsible for organising graduation ceremonies on all campuses, including:

  • Scheduling of all graduation ceremonies
  • Invitation of graduates to their ceremonies (± 3-4 weeks before the ceremony)
  • Printing and signing over of degree certificates
  • Printing of graduation programme booklets
  • Dispatch of absentia degree certificates
  • Handling of reissuing requests of degree certificates
  • Responsibility for academic protocol and attire

Academic transcripts can be downloaded.

Official Ceremonies

The ceremonies department is also responsible for organising other official ceremonies of the North-West University, including:

  • Inauguration ceremonies
  • Official opening ceremonies
  • Official closing ceremonies
  • Installation and reinstallation of the chancellor/vice-chancellor
  • Farewell functions of senior dignitaries
  • Appreciation functions for retirees

Ceremonies team

  • Section head: Suzelle Buys
  • Administrative officer: Daleen Gey van Pitteus
  • Senior administrative assistant: Craig Freeman
  • Senior administrative assistant: Rethabile Dube

Ceremonies Enquiries

Tel 018 299 2623
E-mail: NWU-grad@nwu.ac.za