About University of the Western Cape (UWC) IN-PERSON Graduation


About University of the Western Cape (UWC) IN-PERSON Graduation Ceremony

The University will be hosting IN-PERSON graduation ceremonies from 28 March to 04 April 2022 for students who will be graduating this year. Further details regarding the logistics and specific graduation dates will be communicated on 11 March 2022. The ceremonies will be held in compliance with  the University’s Interim Covid-19 Vaccination Policy.

The draft graduation list contains all eligible graduates (even those with fees outstanding). A finalised list will be published on 15 March 2022 (students with fees outstanding and who have not finalised a graduation AoD as per the information on this page will be removed).

Should your name not appear on this list and your are eligible to graduate, please CLICK HERE or contact graduation@uwc.ac.za for queries and/or clarifications. PhD/LLD/DTH and Masters students not on the draft list (and who have already submitted their thesis to the Library) must please inform graduation@uwc.ac.za.

DRAFT GRADUATION LIST 2022

GRADUATION INFORMATION AND GUIDELINES

In order to be included in the upcoming  graduation ceremonies, you must ensure that fees owed by you to the University has been settled in full by you (or your bursar/financial sponsor), OR you have signed a GRADUATION ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF DEBT form with Student Credit Management (see the tab below titled GRADUATING WITH FEES OUTSTANDING for full details). An arrangement must be made even if a funder or NSFAS will be settling all fees later in the year.

Masters and Doctoral students must submit their final corrected theses to the Library by 25 February 2022, to be part of the graduation ceremony.

Graduates (with no fees outstanding) will have an electronic copy of their certificate emailed to them on the day of the graduation and will be able to collect or request for their certificates to be couriered to them (see tab below for more information).
Graduates (with no fees outstanding) will have an electronic copy of their academic transcript emailed to them on the day of the graduation.
All graduates will receive an official completion letter (electronically) that will be signed and stamped and indicate the:

  • qualification obtained,
  • medium of instruction,
  • conduct of the graduate, and
  • date degree conferred

Graduates with fees outstanding (even with payment arrangements in place or Acknowledgements of Debt signed) will only receive an electronic copy of their completion letter. They will not be issued with a certificate (electronic or hard copy) or academic transcript until the required fees have been settled.

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