PhD Hooding Ceremony

A special ceremony will be held at the Nanyang Auditorium on Monday, 22 July 2019 for all PhD graduates to be individually recognised and be hooded on stage as a welcome into the academy of scholars.


Ceremony P1 (Monday, 22 July 2019 at 10:00am) ​
​College of Business 
​College of Science ​ ​​Asian School of the Environment
​School of Biological Sciences
School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences
​College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences ​ ​ ​​School of Art, Design & Media
​School of Humanities
​School of Social Sciences
​Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
National Institute of Education
​S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
​Graduate College​Interdisciplinary Graduate School

Ceremony P2 (Monday, 22 July 2019 at 2:00pm) ​
​College of Engineering ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
​School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
​School of Computer Science and Engineering
​School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
​School of Materials Science and Engineering
​School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

PhD Hooding Ceremony takes place before the Convocation Ceremonies. PhD graduates are encouraged to attend both ceremonies.

PhD graduates must wear their PhD academic dress for this ceremony. They will carry their PhD hood during the ceremony and each PhD graduate will be hooded on stage as their name is announced.

A reception will follow the ceremony.

Each graduate may invite 2 guests to attend the ceremony and reception. No invitation cards will be sent. Graduate upon registration on the day of the ceremony will be issued 2 admission stickers for your guests. Your guests are to wear the admission stickers for entry into the theatre and for the reception.

To participate in the hooding ceremony, PhD graduates must:

      1. Indicate attendance on the online form from 15 June to 1 July 2019.
      2. Purchase or rent their academic dress from the gown vendor from 4 June to 21 July 2019.
      3. Wear the PhD academic dress to the PhD Hooding Ceremony on 22 July 2019 and then to the respective School’s Convocation Ceremony from 23- 30 July 2019.


9.00 am / 1.00 pm

Arrival of PhD Graduates and guests

9.30 am / 1.30 pm

Graduates to be seated

10.00 am / 2.00 pm

Fanfare, Academic Procession enters the Theatre

Commencement of Ceremony

Welcome Address by NTU President/ NTU Provost

Hooding of PhD Graduates

11.30 am / 3.30 pm

Academic Procession leaves the Theatre

End of Ceremony


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