Sir John Guise Indoor Stadium
Monday - Friday, 26-30 July 2021

This notice serves to inform all graduands for the 66th Graduation Ceremony concerning the proper attire, specified by the STRICT University General By-Laws that govern the ceremony. All graduands must pay their K260 Graduation Fee by Monday 19 July 2021 to be eligible to graduate. The list of eligible graduands, by School and ID number can be confirmed with the Executive Officer in your respective School.

The University of Papua New Guinea, Public Relations and Event Management Office is responsible for all graduation attire, including the provision of measurements of garments.  These are:

• Two pieces of garments to be worn by Bachelor Degree awardees - normal specific Gown and Hood;
• Two pieces for Honour Degree awardees - normal specific Gown, and Deep Hood sewn with specific Ribbon
measurement;
• Two pieces for Postgraduate Degree awardees - special Gown sewn with specific Ribbon measurement, same
with Deep Hood; and
• Three pieces for Masters Degree awardees - special Gown sewn with specific Ribbon measurement, same
with Deep Hood and a Mortar Board.

The Gown will be strictly by University Approved By-Laws - ORIGINAL Colour in Adonis blue of quality fabric, as well as the hood. However, ribbons will be sewn at the edges of the hoods with specific measurements to distinguish between the different Schools and programs. Each School has its own distinct colour for the hoods (ribbon):

• School of Business and Public Policy - 3 different ribbon colours for different programs.
• School of Humanities & Social Sciences- 1 ribbon colour for all.
• School of Law- White 1 ribbon colour for all.
• School of Medicine and Health Sciences – 7 different ribbon colours for different programs.
• School of Natural & Physical Sciences- 1 ribbon colour for all.

Graduands who will be awarded Diplomas will wear Gowns only. If you are not sure of your graduation status, you must immediately contact the Executive Officer in your respective School.

• Rehearsals will be held in the Drill Hall at UPNG on Wednesday and Thursday, 21-22 July 2021 starting at 9.00 a.m. All graduands should attend their respective School rehearsals.

The 66th Graduation Ceremony will be held over five days, at the Sir John Guise Indoor Stadium, each day’s graduation will commence at 9:30 a.m.

The order of School Graduation will be as follows:

 DAY:  DATE: TIME:  SCHOOL:
 Monday  26 July, 2021 9:30 a.m  School of Business and Public Policy
 Tuesday   27 July, 2021 9:30 a.m  School of Humanities and Social Sciences
 Wednesday  28 July, 2021 9:30 a.m  School of Law
 Thursday  29 July, 2021 9:30 a.m  School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Friday 30 July, 2021 9:30 a.m School of Natural and Physical Sciences

ALL COVID-19 PROTOCOLS OF SOCIAL DISTANCING, HAND SANITIZING, TAKING OF TEMPERATURE, AND THE WEARING OF MASKS MUST BE FOLLOWED. NO MASK, NO ENTRY.

As a prerequisite to graduate, all fees, fines, and charges must be paid prior to the date of the graduation ceremony, including the payment of the Graduation Fee of K260, to UPNG General Fund Account (Graduation Fee and your full name), No.: 1000583572, BSP, Waigani Branch, by Monday 19 July 2021.

• Graduating students are responsible for their own travel and accommodation for the graduation ceremony.
• Anyone who is under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed to participate in the graduation ceremony.
• Anyone who is not wearing the correct approved attire will not be allowed to participate in the graduation ceremony.
• Purchase of graduation attire will be strictly from the University Public Relations & Event Management Office.

Payments should be made to UPNG Trust Fund Account (Gown Purchase and full name); No.: 1005374648, BSP, Waigani Branch. No later than Thursday 22 July 2021, provide Original Bank Stamped Receipts showing payment to PREM with your full name for measurement and pick up of your graduation attire.

For more information regarding graduation, please contact:
Public Relations & Event Management on Telephone: 326-7257 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or The Graduation
Coordinator, Student Administration on Telephone: 326-7604/326-7321 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Dr. Peter Petsul
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