Due to the ongoing global pandemic, each faculty at the University of Cape Town (UCT) held a graduation ‘walk of celebration’ for the March 2022 graduands outside of the Sarah Baartman Hall. The Faculty of Humanities celebrated graduands on Wednesday, 30 March 2022.
During the graduation ‘walk of celebration’ graduates had an opportunity to invite up to three of their guests to watch them walk across a platform outside the Sarah Baartman Hall and have their name called out while the Vice-Chancellor and their loved ones congratulated and celebrated with them.
The UCT community sends congratulations and well wishes to all students who graduated in March 2022.
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We understand the disappointment that our students and their families feel about the impact that the global pandemic has had on the normal operations for graduation ceremonies. Please know that the decision to host an adjusted season of graduation walks of celebration was not taken lightly. We congratulate the March 2022 graduates on their academic success during exceptionally challenging times.
The March 2022 cohort have officially graduated on the day of their faculty’s graduation walks of celebration as per the published schedule available on the graduation page on the UCT Students website, where you will find full information about graduation.
Join in with the celebrations on social media by using the #UCTGrad2022 hashtag.
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.