GUST graduates do not need tickets, but they should bring their GUST ID. All graduates will receive 4 tickets for guests to attend the graduation ceremony.
No extra tickets can be purchased.
Graduates must be ready and in campus at 5:30pm sharp.
Guests should arrive no later than 6:00 pm.
The graduation ceremony approximately will be two and a half hours long. It will officially kick off at 7.30pm. Graduates and their guests will be free to hang around after and enjoy a dinner buffet and a live music performance.
Yes. All graduates will come to the stage when their names are read to be congratulated by GUST and receive their diploma. Additionally, graduates who had their pictures taken for the yearbook will have their picture displayed in the background screen while receiving their diploma.
Yes, all faculty and students taking part in the graduation ceremony are required to wear traditional academic attire.
Gowns are available every day on campus at the Registration Counter between 5pm – 9pm until Monday October 15th (excluding weekends). Please note that graduation gowns will not be sold on rehearsal days.
Each graduate will receive:
- Cap and Tassel
- Sash (blue for CAS students and green forCBA)
- Hoods (for MBA students)
- Honor Cord (for high honor and honor students)
- Graduates T-shirt
- Graduates Ring (which will be given out on day of graduation ceremony)
Total Cost: KD 30
Undergraduate students should wear their tassel on the right side of their cap at the beginning of the ceremony. After students are pronounced graduated, tassels are moved to the left side of the cap.
Tassel to the right at the beginning of the ceremony.
Tassel to the left at the after students are pronounced graduates.
Faculty members and administrators should wear their tassel on the left side of their cap.
Please wear your hood as shown in the picture below.
Yes. Attendance for both graduation rehearsals is mandatory. All graduates must attend both rehearsals taking place on Tuesday, Oct. 9that 6:00PM and Monday, Oct. 15th at 6:00PM at the GUST amphitheater.
Anyone who is not present at the second rehearsal will not receive his invitation and will not be permitted to participate in the ceremony.
You will receive your diploma from the Admissions and Registrations Office, Degree Audit office.
For more information please contact:
Mohammad Al Mudhaf Ext. 7049 email@example.com
Savina Rahman Ext. 7047 firstname.lastname@example.org
Raji Achar Ext. 7051 email@example.com
Yes. Five professional studios will be set up to take your photos during the ceremony at the main building center. The studios will be available from 6:00pm until the end of the ceremony to take individual, group, and family photos. Please make your own arrangements with the studio directly. Kindly note that it's not allowed to bring your personal photographer to the 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.
Yes. A video of the ceremony will be produced by GUST. You will be receiving a CD containing full coverage of the ceremony which will includes photos and videos, as well as a copy of your graduating class yearbook. This will all be ready for you to pick up along with your diploma.
You can activate you official GUST alumni email after graduating. Visit alumni.gust.edu.kw/request to put in a request. This email will be used to communicate all alumni related information.
Yes. There will be a buffet dinner following the ceremony.
Your designated supervisor will be there to help direct and instruct you on what you need to do.