Dear Students,

A graduation is a very important event in the life of a university student because it is not just an end but the start of a new chapter in the graduand’s life whether it be continuation of studies or entry into the work environment. As the NUST community works tirelessly to ensure your day, FRIDAY 30 OCTOBER 2020, is a success, please take note that all BSc graduands in the 1st Division are invited to attend graduation on campus. All graduands who will be physically attending the graduation ceremony are allowed to bring ONE GUEST. 

Who is invited for physical graduation?

The following graduands will be physically attending the graduation ceremony on campus:

  • All PhD/DPhil graduands
  • All MPhil graduands
  • All MSc graduands with distinctions
  • Best Graduating MSc graduands per Faculty
  • Best Graduating Undergraduate graduands per Faculty
  • All undergraduate graduands in the 1st Division (with distinctions)
  • Best Graduating graduands from Affiliate Institutions
  • Each graduand is allowed to invite ONLY ONE guest.

Please note that only invited graduands and their guest are expected to physically attend the graduation ceremony on campus. The rest of our graduands will participate virtually. 

Invitation Cards

Graduands will receive their invitation cards plus one for their guest. They will receive the cards during the rehearsals on THURSDAY, 29 OCTOBER 2020. 

Virtual Graduation Ceremony

To all graduands and the entire NUST Community, kindly note that the ceremony will be live-streamed on the NUST Facebook, YouTube and broadcast on ZBC TV.  You can also follow us on Twitter (@nustzim). The ceremony will start at 09.00 hours on Friday the 30th of October 2020. 

Important Dates and Timelines

Graduation Day:  30 October 2020 at 09.00 hours

Rehearsals: 29 October 2020 at 10.00 hours

NB: All graduands and their guests must be seated by 08.30 hours.


Where to purchase academic regalia

You can purchase your academic regalia from any of the following approved suppliers: ZOE Manufacturers (0777994492), Mutare Garments (0773212668), Academic Regalia Investment Pvt Limited (0772806698), Headgear Investments (0712706398), Zilch Investments (0712387192), Satra Fashions (0772407209) and Lutorch Trading (0772380493). 

Covid-19 Guidelines

Please note that in line with Covid-19 prevention measures, all graduands, guests and staff are expected to wear face masks, sanitise their hands and practise social distancing. NUST branded face masks can be obtained from The Innovation Hub and the NUST Library.  


Rehearsals for the invited graduands will be on Thursday the 29th of October 2020 at 10.00 hours at the Ceremonial Hall. All invited graduands MUST attend the rehearsals. Invited graduands will receive their invitation cards during the rehearsals. 

By Communication and Marketing Department

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