Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) pledge ceremonies

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) pledge ceremonies for undergraduate Health Sciences, MBChB and Nursing graduands and BScHons in Biokinetics graduands will be held on Monday 11 December 2023.


Tygerberg Student Centre (TSC), Tygerberg Campus


Morning session: Undergraduate Health Sciences, Nursing and BScHons in Biokinetics
Afternoon session: MBChB

The arrival and ceremony time slots will be confirmed with graduands directly.


A save-the-date notice will be sent to prospective graduands in October and a separate invitation will be emailed to graduands for RSVP purposes in November 2023.


In-person ceremony

Hiring of academic attire

Academic attire (gown only) is required for the pledge ceremony on 11 December 2023. Graduands must contact Dippenaar & Reinecke directly for the hiring of academic attire. The venue for collection of gowns for the pledge ceremony will be on the Tygerberg Campus and will be confirmed.

Contact details for Dippenaar & Reinecke are:
Tel: 012 343 2945/7
Email: admin@diprei.com


An official photographer will be arranged for the ceremony. Photographs will be taken with the handing over of the scroll, as well as at the signing of the pledge book.

Unfortunately, photographers hired by families cannot be accommodated during the ceremony. There will be time available after the ceremony for families and friends to take photos at the pledge book.

Frequently asked questions

Please visit the FAQ page for more information.