Graduation Day 2: Celebrating EBE, Science, Law, FHS students

19 December 2022 | Words Staff writer. Photos Lerato Maduna, Je’nine May.

Sounds of ululations, clapping and cheers were heard from excited parents and friends as graduates were hooded and capped by UCT Chancellor Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe outside the Sarah Baartman Hall on Thursday, 15 December. A total of 1 496 students graduated from the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) six faculties during the December 2022 graduations.


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Graduation December 2022



The December 2022 cohort graduated on Wednesday, 14 December and Thursday, 15 December 2022 at their faculty ceremonies.

The livestream was available on this feature page and on UCT’s Twitter and Facebook pages. Video recordings are now available here and on UCT’s YouTube channel. Join the celebrations on social media by using #UCTGrad2022.

We are excited to see our UCT graduates unleash their potential for a fair and just society.

Download the official Graduation December 2022 programme.

Our stories: inspirational graduates

The UCT News team has profiled a cross-section of inspirational graduands whose stories have inspired us. To all those we haven’t been able to feature, we’d like to say: each one of you is an inspiration – to your university, your families and your communities. We wish you every success in the future.

#UCTGrad2022 – social media elements

Customised Facebook and Instagram stickers are available on our social media platforms. Watch the tutorial videos to see how easily you can get ready to celebrate online.

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