Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS) pledge ceremonies

The FMHS pledge ceremonies are scheduled for Monday 5 December 2022.

Venue

Sports Hall, Tygerberg Student Centre, Tygerberg Campus (Both morning and afternoon ceremonies)

RSVP

A separate invitation will be emailed to you for RSVP purposes and to provide us with the details of your guests.

Ceremony 1

Undergraduate Health Sciences graduands, as well as BScHons in Biokinetics graduands

  • Time allocation:
    08:00 : Graduands must report to the foyer of the Education Building (in front of Lecture Halls 11 and 12). You will be set up in alphabetical order, as well as per your programme. For arrangements to run smoothly, you are kindly requested to report on time.
    08:45 : Graduands proceed to the Tygerberg Sport Centre within their respective programmes.
    09:25 : All graduands are seated in the Tygerberg Sport Centre.
    09:30 : Ceremony starts. Following the ceremony, please join us for champagne and juice.
  • Format: In-person ceremony supported by live-streaming.
  • Guests: Two guests per graduand.

Ceremony 2

Undergraduate MBChB graduands

  • Time allocation:
    12:30 : Graduands must report to the foyer of the Education Building (in front of Lecture Halls 11 and 12). You will be set up in alphabetical order. For arrangements to run smoothly, you are kindly requested to report on time.
    13:30 : Graduands proceed to the Tygerberg Sport Centre.
    14:25 : All graduands are seated in the Tygerberg Sport Centre.
    14:30 : Ceremony starts. Following the ceremony, please join us for champagne and juice.
  • Format: In-person ceremony supported by live-streaming.
  • Guests: Two guests per graduand.

Correct spelling of your name and surname

Please check the following on your student profile:

  1. That your name and surname are spelled correctly.
  2. That your full name and surname, as per your ID document, appear on your profile (your pledge and degree certificates require full name and surname).
  3. For any corrections, please send an email to Ms Vanessa Joseph (vbj@sun.ac.za). Attach a copy of your ID if you require spelling corrections and/or a copy of your marriage certificate if you require a change in maiden to married surname.
  4. Deadline for corrections is Tuesday 25 October 2022.

Photographers

An official photographer will be arranged for the pledge ceremonies. Photographs will be taken on stage as well as at the signing of the pledge book. Kindly note that during the ceremony, photographers hired by families unfortunately cannot be accommodated. There will be time available after the ceremony for families and friends to take photos at the pledge book.

Hiring of academic attire

Academic attire is required for the pledge ceremony on 5 December. You will also need the academic attire for the graduation ceremony on 6 December.

Please complete the PDF document and email it directly to Dippenaar & Reinecke. The venue for collection of your gowns will be confirmed closer to the time.

Contact details

Tel: 012 343 2945/7 Email: admin@diprei.com

COLLECTION POINT FOR ACADEMIC ATTIRE: Please arrange with Dippenaar & Reinecke if you are collecting your attire from the Tygerberg Campus

 

Hiring of attire:

Lecture Hall 7, Education Building, Tygerberg Campus: Friday, 2 December from 08:00 – 16:00
Lecture Hall 7, Education Building, Tygerberg Campus: Saturday, 3 December from 08:00 – 13:00
Lecture Hall 7. Education Building, Tygerberg Campus: Monday, 5 December from 08:00 – 17:00

   

Returning of attire:

Lecture Hall 7, Education Building, Tygerberg Campus: Tuesday, 6 December from 08:00 – 16:00