Date, Time and Venue
The Tenth Congregation of Wisconsin International University College, Ghana, will be held at the Charismatic Evangelistic Ministry premises, North Legon (Near Wisconsin Int’l Univ. College), on Saturday, 25th November 2017, at 9.00am
Dear Cherished graduating student ( All MBA, MSc and MA, as well as BBS and BMS students who completed their programmes of study in December 2016 and May/June 2017) Please click here to view / download the first list of students we expect to present for graduation on Saturday, 25th November, 2017.
Kindly take note of the following:
- Confirm the spelling of your name and its arrangement.
- Confirm your area of specialisation (for MBA, MA and BBS)
- You are required to pay Four Hundred Ghana Cedis (GHc 400) as Graduation Fee. Those who do not attend the graduation ceremony will pay the same amount.
- All who expect to be presented for graduation but do not find their names or have any concerns or enquiries may contact the Academic Affairs Office or send an email to email@example.com.
- The provisional graduation list for WCOM students will be published shortly.
- The graduating list will be published on the School's main notice board and it will indicate the class classifications (for undergraduate programmes).
Each graduand is required to pay GH₵400 cash at the Accounts Office of Wisconsin International University College, Ghana and pick their academic gowns. Closing date for payment is Friday, 24th November, 2017. Graduands who do not present themselves will still be expected to pay the Graduation fee before release of their Certificates.
Note: Graduands (Graduate and Undergraduate) who wish to be presented at the Congregation should fulfill all financial obligations to the University and submit the following details: Name, WIUC ID number, Programme, Department and Year of completion to the office of the Deputy Registrar (Academic Affairs) or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduation Day and Rehearsal
Graduands should report at the Charismatic Evangelistic Ministry (CEM) on Friday, 24th November, 2017 at 3.00pm for rehearsals. (Rehearsal is compulsory). They are expected to be seated at the main hall of the Charismatic Evangelistic Ministry (CEM) by 8.00am on Saturday, 25th November, 2017 in the academic gown appropriate to their degrees.
Arrival and Venue
ALL Graduands are to be seated at the main hall of the Charismatic Evangelistic Ministry by 8:00 a.m prompt.
To avoid traffic congestion on the day, please park at WIUC-GH campus car park. Late arrivals may be seated outside and may not be presented.
Each Graduand is allowed two (2) guests for the Ceremony. Please accompany your guests to the door so that the ushers can seat them inside (space permitting). Late arrivals may be seated outside.
Graduands will be seated by programme of study. Graduands are requested to promptly take their seats on arrival and stay seated. After the Procession, graduands may not be allowed inside and may have to sit outside.
Graduands with special needs should kindly notify us so that appropriate seating/ assistance arrangements can be made.
Presentation of Graduands
The Dean for each programme will rise up and move to the front of the stage. Graduands will rise up from their seats to be presented. After the presentation and conferment of degrees, Graduands will be called individually to the dais and will receive a handshake from their Dean and the UCC or UG representative.
ONLY First Class students should shake the hand of the Chancellor, Vice Chancellor, Registrar and Guest Speaker seated on the front row.
All male Graduands MUST, as a sign of courtesy, take off their caps before approaching the dais. Female Graduands may keep their caps on.
Live-Streaming of Proceedings
Proceedings will be streamed live on the WIUC-GH website (www.wiuc-ghana.edu.gh) and on Facebook at facebook.com/wiucghana.
Graduands are advised to maintain decorum through proceedings. Please respect the Officials, Invited Guests fellow graduands by waiting until the end of the ceremony before leaving.
Collection and Wearing of Gowns
After payment, students should pick up their Academic Regalia set comprising a gown, hood and cap (mortarboard) at the Accounts Office.
How to wear the regalia:
Step 1: Put on the gown, the loose outer garment. The gown should be worn with the kente stole facings aligned below the collarbone and not overlapping. Wear it over a formal and decent outfit.
Step 2: Put on the hood. It should be worn with the hood part to the back and the tapering part (neckband) to the front of your gown, around the neck. You may secure the neckband in place with a safety-pin. Gentlemen should note that a tie goes over the face of the hood:
The hood has an inner lining of satin - this should not be fully exposed. The cowl of the hood hangs against the back in a fold which exposes just the edge of the hood lining.
Step 3: Put on your cap or mortarboard. It has two tapered edges. The cap should be worn with the smaller tapered side (furthest from the purple label)towards the front of your face (above your forehead). The tassel attached to the cap should be worn on the right side before the degree is conferred and afterwards shifted to the left the moment the degree awarded.
Gentlemen should note that cap must be removed on stepping up stage for a hand shakes.