Dates of ceremonies

Mafikeng Campus

Details for the October ceremonies will be made available closer to the time.

Potchefstroom Campus

Date Venue Time Qualification Faculty
22 May 2019 Potchefstroom Campus 10:00 PhD Economic and Management Sciences
22 May 2019 Potchefstroom Campus 10:00 PhD Humanities
         
23 May 2019 Potchefstroom Campus 10:00 PhD Engineering
23 May 2019 Potchefstroom Campus 10:00 PhD Natural and Agricultural Sciences
         
24 May 2019 Potchefstroom Campus 10:00 PhD Education
24 May 2019 Potchefstroom Campus 10:00 PhD Health Sciences
24 May 2019 Potchefstroom Campus 10:00 PhD Theology
         
29 May 2019 Potchefstroom Campus 10:00 Masters Engineering
29 May 2019 Potchefstroom Campus 10:00 Masters Law
29 May 2019 Potchefstroom Campus 10:00 Masters Natural and Agricultural Sciences
29 May 2019 Potchefstroom Campus 10:00 Masters Theology
         
29 May 2019 Potchefstroom Campus 15:00 Masters Economic and Management Sciences
29 May 2019 Potchefstroom Campus 15:00 Masters Education
29 May 2019 Potchefstroom Campus 15:00 Masters Health Sciences
29 Mei / May 2019 Potchefstroom Campus 15:00 Masters Humanities

Vaal Triangle Campus

Details for the October ceremonies will be made available closer to the time.

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: Rethabile Dube

Ceremonies Enquiries

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