How to add UCT graduation stickers to your Instagram story

24 March 2023

You can easily add UCT graduation stickers to your Instagram story by following these easy instructions.


Step 1: Click on “Your story” icon

Step 2: Click on the “Photo library” icon, this will take you to your photo library

Step 3: Select a photo to add to your story

Step 4: Click on the “Sticker” icon, this will take you to the sticker page

Step 5: Type “uctgrad” in the search field,

Step 6: Choose your GIF

Step 7: Position and resize your GIF

Step 8: On the bottom right side of the screen click on the “Send to” button

Step 9: Click on the “Share” button


Done! Your story is now live!

To view your Instastory, click on “Your story”.


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PhD Graduation July 2023

The July 2023 PhD candidates graduated on Friday, 21 July 2023. The ceremony was livestreamed on the website and on UCT’s YouTube channel.

Download the ceremony programme  |  Read more about graduation

We are excited to see our UCT graduates unleash their potential for a fair and just society. Join in with the celebrations on social media by using the #UCTGrad2023 hashtag.

Our stories: inspirational graduates

The UCT News team has profiled a cross-section of inspirational PhD 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.




#UCTGrad2023 – social media elements

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

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