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PLEASE NOTE: Please read the important notice regarding the December 2015 graduation period which can be found on the right under Downloads.

Students graduating on 19 Dec will receive their transcripts at the ceremony. If you have any queries regarding your academic status, please contact your faculty.

Graduation picture

Graduation, the highlight of the university calendar when undergraduate and postgraduate students receive their degrees, takes place twice a year at UCT - in a one- or two-day event in June, and then the main graduation week in mid-December. The university also confers honorary degrees on distinguished visitors who have made a valuable contribution to society.

Other awards which are conferred during graduation include:

Live Streaming of Graduation Ceremonies

Do you have family who cannot attend your graduation but would like to see you graduate?

They can go to the main page of this website and click on the Graduation Streaming link, then watch the whole ceremony as it happens.

Please note that you need to use IE9 and above to view the stream, however we recommend using Google Chrome for best support.

More information about graduation ceremonies in the downloads section.

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December 2015


Graduation ceremonies

Graduation Information Booklet

Gordon Harris Photographic Information


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