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For Graduates


Date of the ceremony:

The graduation ceremony will be held on Monday, Nov. 11th, 2019.


Timing of the ceremony:

Graduates must arrive at 5:30 PM. Faculty and Guests arrive at 6:00 PM.


The event will commence at 7.30 PM, and the duration of the event is approximately two and a half hours.



The Amphitheater at the GUST campus in West Mishref.



Gates 2 and 3 will be open for graduates, and their guests. 



1st Rehearsal - Monday, Nov. 4th, at 6:00 pm, at the amphitheater.

2nd Rehearsal - Sunday, Nov. 10th, at 6:00 pm, at the amphitheater.


Guest tickets and invitation cards will be distributed during the 2nd rehearsal at the W6 hall.


Attendance for both rehearsals is mandatory



Invitations and Guest Tickets:

Each graduate will only receive one invitation card containing guest 4 tickets, invitations are not available for purchase. Tickets must be presented at the main gate and at the entrance of the amphitheater. Guests arriving with no tickets will not be allowed in.


All graduates are required to visit the graduation page regularly to check for updates.


Campus Address and Location:

Gulf University for Science & Technology, Block 5, Building 1, Mubarak Al-Abdullah Area/West Mishref



Graduation Gowns:

Only approved regalia may be worn at commencement. Apparel deemed inappropriate may be confiscated. With the exception of size adjustments, modification of gowns in any way is forbidden. Graduates who do not adhere to this rule will not be allowed to participate.


How to obtain your graduation gown:


Gowns will be available every day from Sunday October 20th until Sunday November 10th (excluding Fridays and Saturdays) at the Admissions and Registration Dept. counter in the center, from 3:00PM until 7:00PM.


Each graduate will receive:


1.         Cap and Tassel

2.         Sash (blue for CBA students and green for CAS)

3.         Hoods (for MBA students)

4.         Honor Cord (for high honor and honor students)

6.         Graduates Ring (which will be given out on day of graduation ceremony)


Cost: KD 30



Rules and Code of Conduct:

Graduating students who intend to walk in the Commencement ceremonies will have to agree to abide by the Commencement Code of Conduct when they register to participate in the ceremonies:


  • Be prompt and prepared
    • Arriving well in advance of the ceremony start time, with your cap, gown, and student ID card, will ensure your admittance to the ceremony and that you can sit with friends.
    • Students who are late or without the required regalia will not be allowed inside the ceremony.
    • Graduates and guests are expected to behave in a manner fitting for the occasion. Any person who becomes disruptive will be asked to leave.
    • The ceremonies are formal occasions and we recommend that candidates dress smartly. We welcome national dress. Jeans, T-shirts, trainers and similar casual attire are not considered appropriate for graduation ceremonies.
    • No flowers are to be worn or carried during the ceremony.
    • No signs or messages are allowed on the cap.
    • Participants should not eat, chew gum, or candy during the ceremony, and should not use their phones at any time.
  • Honor other people’s experiences
    • For most graduates, the ceremony is the greatest achievement of their lives thus far, and the proudest moment for their friends and family. Be respectful of others and follow directions so everyone can enjoy the ceremony with dignity and honor.
    • Students unable to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner will be required to leave. Your friends and family will not get to watch you graduate.
    • Please do not bring items that block the view or disturb the enjoyment of other students or guests. These include large signs, poles, flags, balloons, umbrellas, artificial noisemakers, air horns or megaphones.
  • Stay until the end
    • Remain seated in your chair unless instructed otherwise, and stay until the ceremony has ended and the platform party has departed the stadium.




Graduates' guests are not permitted in the graduate seating area, and they must remain seated during the entire ceremony. Photography and videotaping are allowed after the ceremony, but tripods and monopods are not permitted. Cameras must be battery operated, and visitors must remain seated while taking photographs and videotaping. Children under 12 years of age are not allowed to attend the commencement ceremony.


There will be a professional video recording taken at the graduation ceremony, this will be streamed live on YouTube and Instagram to enable families and friends without allocated seats to see the ceremony. Graduates and guests seated in amphitheater should be aware that they might appear on the live stream and on the recordings.


Special Needs Students and Guests:

If you require assistance either for yourself or for your guests please inform your designated supervisor.


Designated Supervisors:





High Honor MBA: Fall

MBA: Fall

Eva Georges



MBA: Spring / Summer

Highest Honor Undergraduates: Spring / Summer

Honor Undergraduates: Fall

Fatemah Allahow



Honor Undergraduates: Spring / Summer

Raji Rajan



Accounting: Fall

Lina Abdulaziz



Accounting: Spring

Perihan Al-Tanani



Doaa El-Taki


 eltaki.d @gust.edu.kw

Accounting: Summer

Rasha Tiraoui



Finance: Fall

Marwa Abo Zaid



Finance: Spring

Faten Irhaim



Finance: Summer

Ishtiyak Godme



International Business: Fall / Spring / Summer

Ishtiyak Godme



Marketing: Fall / Spring / Summer

Youssra El-Khouly



MIS: Fall / Spring / Summer

Aisha Arikat



MOB / Computer Sciences: Fall / Spring / Summer

Mariam Kinawi



English Education & Linguistics: Fall / Spring / Summer

Fatemah Al-Fadhli



English Literature: Fall / Spring / Summer Bashayer  Al-Naser 7205 naser.b@gust.edu.kw

PR: Fall

Bashayer  Al-Naser



PR: Spring

Araxi Hergelian



PR: Summer

Amwaj Roudhan



Visual Communication / Radio & TV:

Fall / Spring / Summer