1st June 2019 (Saturday)
Academia Auditorium, Level 1
Gentlemen: coat or jacket and tie
Ladies: Dress or jacket suit
Our graduates will walk in the ceremonial procession with distinguished dignitaries, senior academic staff and faculty.
The Guest-of-Honour is Mr Lawrence Wong, Minister for National Development and Second Minister for Finance. Mr Wong was elected a Member of Parliament in May 2011 and subsequently held positions in the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Communications and Information, and the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth. He is a member of the Future Economy Council, the Research, Innovation and Enterprise Council and the National Research Foundation Board. Mr Wong also contributes to the labour movement as Chairman of the Singapore Labour Foundation.
The ceremony’s Keynote Speaker is Mr Ho Kwon Ping, founding and current Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Singapore Management University. He has been decorated with the Meritorious Service Medal and the Distinguished Service Order by the Singapore Government for his services to the country. Mr Ho has also been conferred honorary doctorates by Johnson & Wales University and from Hong Kong Poly University.
Among distinguished guests attending this ceremony are leadership representatives from the Duke University and the National University of Singapore.
The Class of 2019 will be presented with graduation hoods, certificate holders and scrolls of the Hippocratic Oath. Prof Ian Curran, Vice Dean of Education, Duke-NUS Medical School, will lead the class in the recital of the Hippocratic Oath.
The evening will end with a standing buffet dinner reception at the foyer of the Academia.