Event Dos & Don'ts

The Convocation is a formal event, therefore all those involved must respect and abide by the rules set so that the ceremony could proceed smoothly.

Attire of Male Graduates Attire of Female Graduates Attire of Guests Prohibited Attire
  • National costume
  • Lounge suite
  • Long-sleeved shirt and tie
  • Long pants (dark)
  • Leather shoes (dark)
  • National costume
  • Long-sleeved top and mini skirt (below the knee)
  • Court shoes
  • Headscarves must be worn neatly
  • Long hair must be neatly tied up or worn in a bun
  • National costume
  • Lounge suite
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Long pants (dark)
  • Baju kurung
  • Jeans
  • Sandals and sports shoes
  • Short-sleeved shirt
  • Indecent or revealing clothes
  • Skirt with hem above the knees or long slit

Convocation Day Movement Information

  1. FOR ATTENDING GRADUATES
    • Gather at Anjung Merdeka as early as 7.30am (Morning Session) or 12.30pm (Afternoon Session).
    • Wear your academic robe and carry your smart card. Graduates without the academic robe and smart card will not be allowed entry into the hall and onto the stage.
    • You are not allowed to bring in personal belongings other than the smart card. The University will not be responsible for lost belongings.
    • Please abide by the dress code stated in the video that can be viewed in the convocation portal and during academic robe collection.
    • Follow the COVID-19 SOP at all times to ensure the safety of all those present.
  1. FOR ATTENDING GUESTS:
    • Guests will be allowed to enter the hall as early as 8am (Morning Session) or 1.30pm (Afternoon Session).
    • You must bring along the invitation card (according to session). Guests without an invitation card will not be allowed entry into the hall.
    • You must bring along the invitation card (according to session). Guests without an invitation card will not be allowed entry into the hall.
    • Guests waiting outside the hall may watch the proceedings from a screen in the lobby of the 5th Floor.
    • Follow the COVID-19 SOP at all times to ensure the safety of all those present.
  2. Rules within the Hall
    • Sit in the allocated seat.
    • Do not leave the hall until the ceremony ends.
    • Do not bring in a camera.
    • Place handphone in silent mode.
    • Entry will be denied to those who disobey the dress code.

Invitation Card for Family Members

  1. Graduates are allowed to bring in two family members to the 26th Convocation. They must be:
    • fully vaccinated (complete duration); and
    • not at high risk of contracting COVID-19.
  2. Each guest must bring his or her own invitation card.
  3. All guests must be neatly and decently dressed and are encouraged to bring a jacket or sweater
  4. Children under 12 are not allowed to attend the Convocation.
  5. Guests are allowed to take photos and videos only from their seats during the proceedings.
  6. Handphones must be placed in silent mode while in the hall.
  7. Guests are not encouraged to leave the hall during the proceedings.
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