Duke-NUS Medical School is delighted to celebrate our School's Graduation and Hooding Ceremony on 3 June 2017 at the Academia, Outram Campus. Graduating this year are our 7th batch of MD and 3rd batch of MD/PhD and PhD students.
|3rd June 2017|
|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 Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) and Second Minister for Defence. Prior to his Cabinet appointment, Minister Ong held strategic positions in leading institutions from the public and private sectors. Minister Ong is widely known to be part of Singapore’s 4th Generation leadership.
The ceremony’s Keynote Speaker is Dr Sanders Williams, President of Gladstone Institutes and Robert W. and Linda L. Marley Distinguished Professor. He is also a Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr Williams is fondly known in Duke-NUS community as Sandy Williams, Duke-NUS Founding Dean.
Our MD Class of 2017 will be presented with graduation hoods, certificate holders and scrolls of the Hippocratic Oath. Prof Sandy Cook, Interim 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.
Family and friends of the graduating classes are invited to attend the Hooding Ceremony and the dinner reception. A formal dress code is recommended for the occasion.
As the Auditorium has a limited capacity, invitation priority is given to family and friends of the graduating Classes, academic dignitaries, industry partners, donors, the Duke-NUS Governing Board and senior management. Pre-registration is required (Please refer to the Registration section).
Registration starts at 4.15pm. All guests are to be seated by 4.30pm.
Late admissions would be ushered to alternate viewing rooms simulcasting the ceremony. Guests with young children (below the age of 6 years old) are encouraged to watch the ceremony from the alternate viewing rooms.
A professional team of official photographers is appointed to cover the event. Please refrain from approaching the stage to take personal photographs.
There will be a photo booth at the foyer after the ceremony.
Please note that there will be photography and videography throughout the event. Duke-NUS may use some or all of the photos and videos in its print publications, digital platforms and/or marketing channels.
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For urgent graduation matters, please seek assistance from the Student Affairs office (Mondays to Fridays, 8.30am - 5.30pm).