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NAZARBAYEV UNIVERSITY  

GRADUATION CEREMONY 2019

When

May 31 - JUNE 1

Where

Main Hall, Nazarbayev University

WELCOME TO GRADUATION CEREMONY 2019!


Day 1

Graduation ceremony, May 31

This year, Graduation Ceremony is planned to be held in 2 days. The Ceremony will take place on Friday, May 31 with all the graduating students, faculty and participation of the Yelbasy. 

Day 2

school ceremonies, june 1

Graduation Ceremony in day 2 is planned to be held by each individual School on Saturday, June 1 with all the graduating students, faculty, Parents and Guests. 

Calendar of the EVENTS

Please save the calendar in order not to miss the important dates!

22
May
WEDNESDAY

Regalia distribution for GRADUATE PROGRAMS (all schools)

VENUE: School Manager 
School Managers will distribute all the Graduate Regalia for Master and Doctor program students starting from May 22
PAYMENT:
1. Log In to student portal NU Student Portal
2. Under the Log Out button find the pop-up menu by clicking or tapping your name
3. On My Account find the Other and select Graduation regalia rental
4. Read the description and click on the Payoff 
5. Read the terms of the Agreement 
6. Accept the terms of the Agreement and click continue payment
7. Enter payment details (5000 T) and follow instructions
Payment is DUE May 23, 2019!
25
May
8:30 – 17:30
SATURDAY

Regalia pick up + translation devices  (Undergraduate SST + FACULTY)

VENUE: Block C2, 1st floor, Wardrobe under the Orange Hall
(entrance from the Atrium – right side, entrance from the Turan ave. – left side)
PAYMENT:
1. Log In to student portal NU Student Portal
2. Under the Log Out button find the pop-up menu by clicking or tapping your name
3. On My Account find the Other and select Graduation regalia rental
4. Read the description and click on the Payoff
5. Read the terms of the Agreement
6. Accept the terms of the Agreement and click continue payment
7. Enter payment details (5000 T) and follow instructions
Payment is DUE May 23, 2019!
26
May
8:30 – 17:30
SUNDAY

Regalia pick up + translation devices (Undergraduate SENG & SHSS + faculty)

VENUE: Block C2, 1st floor, Wardrobe under the Orange Hall
(entrance from the Atrium – right side, entrance from the Turan ave. – left side)
PAYMENT:
1. Log In to student portal NU Student Portal
2. Under the Log Out button find the pop-up menu by clicking or tapping your name
3. On My Account find the Other and select Graduation regalia rental
4. Read the description and click on the Payoff
5. Read the terms of the Agreement
6. Accept the terms of the Agreement and click continue payment
7. Enter payment details (5000 T) and follow instructions
Payment is DUE May 23, 2019!
28
May
10:00 – 17:00
TUESDAY

Photoshoot with Provost and President

VENUE: Main Hall, block C2
DRESS-CODE: Graduation Regalia

SHSS - 9:45 - 10:45
SST - 10:45 - 12:00
SENG
13:15 – 14:15
NUSOM
14:15 - 14:45
SMG/GSPP - 14:45 - 15:15
GSB - 15:30 – 16:00
GSE16:00 – 16:30

29
May
10:00 – 13:00
WEDNESDAY

THIrd Rehearsal and Video shooting

VENUE: Main Hall, block C2 and Amphitheater of the University 
DRESS-CODE: Graduation Regalia
Mandatory to attend!

Regalia and Translation Devices pick up for FACULTY and STUDENTS
VENUE: Block C2, 1st floor, Wardrobe under the Orange Hall
(entrance from the Atrium – right side, entrance from the Turan ave. – left side)
TIME: 9:30 - 12:00
30
May
10:00 – 14:00
THURSDAY

Final Dress rehearsal & Photoshoot

VENUE: Main Hall, block C2 and Atrium of the University
DRESS-CODE: Graduation Regalia
Mandatory to attend!
31
May
10:00 – 14:00
FRIDAY

Graduation ceremony 2019, day 1

VENUE: Main Hall, block C2
DRESS-CODE: Graduation Regalia

ACADEMIC PROCESSION
- National Anthem
Graduation Speakers, TBA
Welcome message, University President 
Conferral of Degrees
PHD Hooding
Alumni Association 
INTERMISSION

Congratulation Speech, First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Awarding Honor Diplomas
- Remarks on behalf of the Class of 2019
- General photo with the First President
ACADEMIC RECESSIONAL
31
May
15:00 – 17:00
FRIDAY

graduation ceremony 2019 - reception, day1 

VENUE: Amphitheater of the University
DRESS-CODE: Graduation Regalia

- Reception with food and DJ
- Photo shooting
- Start of the NU Park
- Congratulation messages for Class of 2019
1
June
9:00 – 17:30
SATURDAY

SCHOOL CEREMONIES 2019 & RECEPTION, day 2

VENUE: C2 Halls and individual Reception locations
DRESS-CODE: Graduation Regalia

- School Ceremonies
- Sport events in Sport and Athletic Center
- School Receptions
- Student concert in Atrium

More information on Day 2 is available in the Agenda
2
June
8:30 – 17:30
SUNDAY

Regalia and translation device return

VENUE: Block C2, 1st floor, Wardrobe under the Orange Hall
(entrance from the Atrium – right side, entrance from the Turan ave. – left side)

Only 2 days for returning!
In the case of no return, loss or damage of the robe and/or translation device, Diploma will not be given to a student until the costs are covered
3
June
8:30 – 12:30
13:30 - 17:30
MONDAY

Regalia and translation device return

VENUE: Block C2, 1st floor, Wardrobe under the Orange Hall
(entrance from the Atrium – right side, entrance from the Turan ave. – left side)

Only 2 days for returning!
In the case of no return, loss or damage of the robe and/or translation device, Diploma will not be given to a student until the costs are covered
3
June
8:30 – 12:30
13:30 - 17:30
MONDAY

diploma distribution

VENUE: Block 9, 1st floor, 9151, Office of the Registrar  

Please don't forget to bring your State ID and completed Checkout list!

Graduation School Ceremonies

June 1, Saturday

venue

MAIN HALL

School of Humanities and Social Sciences
09:00-10:30 - Graduation Ceremony
10:30-12:30 - Reception, Ball room Right

School of Engineering

11:15-12:45 - Graduation Ceremony
12:45-14:45 - Reception, Ball room Left

School of Science and Technology
13:30-15:00 - Graduation Ceremony
15:00-17:00 - Reception, Lower atrium

VENUE

orange hall

Graduate School of Education
09:30-11:00 - Graduation Ceremony
11:00-13:00 - Reception, Lower atrium

School of Medicine
11:45-13:15 - Graduation Ceremony
13:15-15:15 - Reception, Ball room Right

Graduate School of Business
14:00-15:30 - Graduation Ceremony
15:30-17:30 - Reception, Ball room Left

VENUE

Green hall

School of Mining and Geosciences 
10:00-11:30 - Graduation Ceremony
11:30-13:30 - Reception, next to Senate Hall, block 1

Graduate School of Public Policy
12:15-13:45 - Graduation Ceremony
13:45-15:45 - Reception, Lounge in 3 floor, block C2

VENUE

atrium

Student concert
11:00 -13:00 - Performance of the NU Orchestra, NU Choir and NU K-POP CDC

VENUE

upper atrium

Scientific Exhibition from NURIS
9:00 - 15:00 - FabLab students' exhibiton
9:00 - 15:00 - Exhibition of acceleration program startups

VENUE

Sport and athletic center

Sport center
9:00-13:00 - Open training on Basketball field
9:00-11:00 - Open training on Volleyball field
9:00-12:00 - Open training on table tennis
12:00-14:00 - Open training on boxing
13:00-14:30 - Open training on Soccer field

Athletic center
9:30-11:30 - Taekwondo, Hall of martial arts
9:45-11:00 - Triathlon training, swimming pool
10:00-13:00 - Training in fencing Hall
10:00-11:30 - Triathlon training, Game Hall
11:00-15:00 - Water polo, swimming pool
12:00-15:00 - Training on rock climbing Hall


 

Graduation Guidelines

Your graduation journey has begun. Follow the Guidelines below as your roadmap guide you on your way.

Graduation starts with a formal application, which must be made by Friday, May 3, 2019.
You are required to apply to the Office of the Registrar to graduate regardless of whether you plan to participate in the scheduled ceremony.
If you’re not attending your ceremony, please indicate how you would like to pick up your diploma on your application.

There is one Graduation ceremony both for Undergraduate and Graduate students. Reception and after party is planned in both days of the Ceremony.  

You can Rent your graduation regalia (gown, hood and mortarboards) based on the indicated dates here

Every student will get three tickets to invite their Guests and Family for the Reception and Diploma awarding on June 1 (Saturday) Ceremony. This year will be NO Application form for Guests and Family. 
Tickets will be distributed closer to the Ceremony.

Find out what to expect at your ceremony, from when to arrive to the significance of the Procession to how to cross the stage.
The Ceremony Instructions will be announced at the REHEARSALS. All the Rehearsals are mandatory to attend. Date and time of the Rehearsals available here.
Share the details with your family & friends who will be joining you at your graduation so they can plan their day, from how and when to arrive to what to do after the ceremony to continue the celebrations.
Students and/or family members with special needs, please contact us directly to make arrangements at graduation@nu.edu.kz
If you have additional questions on Graduation Day, please write an email to graduation@nu.edu.kz
Following your ceremony, join your fellow graduates and family in the activities on campus. Light refreshments will be served.
Graduation Event Calendar.