2018 Graduation Ceremony
Since our opening, we have taken great pride in the achievements of hundreds of our graduates across the globe. The time has come to award all our graduates for their success and express appreciation for the whole University community.
Therefore, as a member of Eton University alumni, you are invited to share with us this momentous occasion as we celebrate Eton University’s first Graduation ceremony in the United Arab Emirates. The Ceremony is organized by Eton University Study Centre (“Al Nujoom Center for Training”) in Fujairah.
We hope you will join us and become a part of this unforgettable experience
November 30th, 2018
Concord hotel, Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
Gown collection & Rehearsal
November 30th , 2018 12:00 [Graduation Day]
Be at Graduation Venue
Doors Open for
15:00 (Ensure your guests arrive early and have their tickets)
Assemble for Procession
The program will include:
Graduation ceremony procession
Granting an honorary doctorate degree to some of the UAE public figures
Honouring the distinguished faculty members
Bachelor, master, doctorate graduation speech by valedictorians
Honouring the EU graduates of bachelor, master and doctorate degree programs
Media coverage of the celebration
Granting the University shield
Open buffet dinner
Book your place today!
Read the “FAQ” section below and fill out the form. You will then receive an invoice for the ticket payment and once you have purchased the ticket(s) you will receive an email with detailed instructions and information about the graduation day, academic regalia, photographs, and hotel.
Frequently asked questions
How many guests can I invite?
You can invite your family and friends to join you in celebrating your special day. There is no limit to how many guests you can invite. Your graduation ticket includes 1 guest free of charge. Other guests need to ensure to purchase and carry with them a valid guest ticket that will be shown on the entrance of the Hall.
How much is the ticket?
Each graduate need to pay AED 650 for the ticket, which includes one guest. Tickets for additional guests are charged separately at the cost of AED 250. Children under the age of 12 pay AED 200. Children up to 5 years old are not required to pay for the ticket, however, we strongly advise against bringing children younger than 5 into the ceremony Hall.
When is the last day to register to attend?
All graduates need to register and pay the fees for them and their guests latest by 15th October, 2018. The guest registration will remain open. However, if the graduation Hall’s maximum capacity number has been reached, the guest registration will be closed. We strongly advise all guests to register by 15th October.
What do I wear under my academic gown?
The event requires semi-formal/smart casual wear. Dark colors are preferable. Sports and casual clothes and footwear are not recommended. Graduates may wish to take into account that academic gowns are predominantly black, and expose the lower arms and legs below the knee. No unauthorized costume or ornamentation shall be worn on any of the regalia during the ceremony.
Will there be food at the event?
Graduates and their guests are invited to a complimentary open buffet dinner at the conclusion of the ceremony. There are also restaurants in the hotel where food and drinks can be purchased during the day.
Will there be a photographer during the event?
All graduates are photographed and filmed on stage as they are awarded on the stage. The University contracts a private photographic company for this purpose. Detailed Information about photographs and DVDs for graduation and their purchase will be sent to participants via email.
What do my guests need to know about Convocation?
- Guests must present a ticket to enter the ceremony. Wrist bands will be provided and should be worn at all times, including during the dinner time.
- All guests must be seated on time - no exceptions.
- No one is permitted to enter the hall after the procession begins and the honored guests have entered the hall.
- Official Photographers and Videographers will be capturing the entire event. This may include participants and all or part of the audience.
Can the University help me with hotel arrangements?
Yes. A 5* hotel, Concorde Hotel Fujairah will host our graduation ceremony and all attendees are offered special rates for the room.
350 AED double room only
375 AED double room bed and breakfast
500 AED breakfast and dinner
550 AED full board
*To avail these special rates, please fill the registration form and indicate how many guests will stay at the hotel. We will arrange the booking and you will pay the fees to the hotel, during the check-out.