The Convocation ceremony for the Class of 2022 will be held in-person on 14 October 2022 at Singapore Expo. In accordance with safe management measures set out by the Singapore government, vaccination-differentiated safe management measures (VDS) will no longer be required for the Convocation ceremony. Graduands and guests are encouraged to wear masks for their own safety. 

Date: Fri 14 Oct 2022
Time: 2:00pm – 5:30pm (registration starts at 12:00 noon)
Venue: Singapore Expo Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hall 3
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Important information

All graduands and guests are required to take note of the following information.

Information for graduands
Information for guests

Convocation 2022 live stream schedule

Date: Fri 14 Oct 2022
Time: 2:30pm – 5:30am
Venue: Singapore Expo, Hall 3

Download the ceremony programme.

Safe management measures

We are committed to creating a safe and meaningful Convocation experience for you. For the health and safety of all graduands and guests, and in line with recommendations and guidelines from the Ministry of Health (MOH) and Ministry of Education (MOE), the following safe management measures will be implemented at the Convocation ceremonies:

  • Mandatory SafeEntry check-in to the venue at designated entry points via the TraceTogether (TT) app or token. Please refer to the location map below:

Singapore Expo entry points

  • Singapore Expo has installed the SafeEntry Gateway which allows check-ins by scanning 
a TT app or token.
  • Sanitation of high touch point surfaces including door handles and escalator handrails as well as cleaning of common areas are conducted regularly with SGClean guidelines.
  • A holding room is available outside the venue for any suspected COVID-19 cases.
  • For health and safety reasons, guests below the age of 5 and above the age of 70 are discouraged from attending the in-person Convocation.
  • Kindly refrain from attending the in-person Convocation if you or your guests are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 including but not limited to fever, runny nose, sore throat, loss of taste and smell, etc. You may still attend your Convocation online.

The following measures must be strictly observed all the times during registration and the ceremonies:

  • Face masks must be worn throughout.
  • Graduands must be seated at assigned seats or rows only. Strictly no movement within the hall is allowed unless going up on stage to receive the certificate.
  • No handshakes or other forms of physical contact are allowed on stage during the conferment.
  • No loud cheering is allowed.
  • Graduands and guests must remain seated throughout the ceremony. Please do not exit the hall as no re-entry is allowed.
  • Guests can take photographs and/or videos from their seats but no standing, cheering or leaving of seats to take photographs and videos is allowed throughout the ceremony.
  • All mobile and beeping devices are to be switched to silent mode when the ceremony is in progress.
  • Graduands and guests must vacate the premises immediately at the end of the ceremony as the venue will be cleaned and sanitised for the next session. To ensure the smooth ingress of the next sessions’ attendees, please do not loiter or hang around outside the venue and around the registration areas.

Frequently asked questions

Vaccination and testing
Will safe management measures be implemented at the Convocation ceremony?

Safe management measures (SMMs) are already being implemented at Singapore Expo, including sanitisation of high-touch points. You are encouraged to wear a mask for your own safety.

Kindly refrain from attending the in-person Convocation ceremony if you or your guest(s) are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. We seek everyone’s cooperation to exercise social responsibility and follow the appropriate health protocols should you feel unwell.

The following measures must be strictly observed at all times during registration and at the ceremony:

  1. Graduands are encouraged to wear a mask except when on stage for photo taking.
  2. Graduands must be seated at assigned seats or rows only. Strictly no movement within the hall is allowed unless going up on stage.
  3. Guests are to fill the front rows as much as possible.
  4. No handshakes or other forms of physical contact are allowed on stage during the conferment.
  5. Graduands and guests must remain seated throughout the ceremony.
  6. Guests may take photos and/or videos from their seats but must refrain from standing or leaving their seats throughout the ceremony.

You may still participate in the Convocation ceremony online in the event that you are unable to attend the in-person ceremony. Catch the Convocation ceremony at our Facebook live stream or YouTube live stream.

Will the Convocation ceremony still proceed if COVID-19 cases continue to rise?

Should there be any changes to the ceremony, we will update all graduands and guests at least three days before the event.

Attendance and venue
What should I do when I arrive at Singapore Expo?

You will be able to access Singapore Expo from various entry points. Please make your way to Hall 3. You will be required to scan our Safe Entry QR code with your TraceTogether (TT) app for entry. Please buffer additional time for these checks and registration.

Is the venue wheelchair-accessible?

Singapore Expo is a wheelchair-accessible facility. Seating arrangements can be made for guests who require special mobility assistance, please write to [email protected]. For their safety, we highly recommend that guests over the age of 70 refrain from attending the ceremony.

How long would the ceremony take?

The entire proceedings will take approximately two and a half hours.

Will catering be provided after the ceremony?

Due to safe management measures, there will be no reception after the ceremony. Please collect your parting gift and share it with your guests outside the premises of Singapore Expo.

Can I purchase extra tickets for guests?

Due to safe management measures, each graduand will only be allowed to bring a maximum of two guests. No additional tickets will be made available. Tickets are non-transferable after 20 September 2022. To change your guests before the deadline, please edit your RSVP form.

Can I change or add a guest now that vaccination status is no longer a requirement?

As we are just days away from the event, we regret that further changes will not be entertained as all guests’ information has already been captured in the system.

What if my guests are late?

To ensure that we are able to start and end the ceremony on time, guests will not be allowed entry 15 minutes after the ceremony has begun.

Gowning and photography
Can I remove my mask to take photos before or after the ceremony?

You may remove your mask for photo taking before going on stage, and are encouraged to wear a mask during the ceremony for your own safety.

If I am unable to attend Convocation, how can I collect my certificate?

Your certificate and transcript will be mailed to you in September 2022. Do ensure your mailing address is updated. To update your information, email [email protected].

How do I collect my photographs when they are ready?

Photographs may be purchased from Creative District. When you rent your gown, do inform them that you would like to purchase photographs and collection details will be provided.

What is the dress code for graduands and guests?

Smart casual.

Contact us

If you have any other queries regarding Convocation, please contact:

Division of Advancement
Tel: +(65) 6496 5152 / +(65) 6496 5151 / +(65) 6496 5227
Email: [email protected]

For certificate and transcripts, please email [email protected].

For gowning and photography, please email [email protected].