Convocation

2020-2021

Dear Graduates of 2020 and 2021,

Greetings from Wawasan Open University (WOU)!

As you may know, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns, the University could only host an e-Convocation event in Years 2020 and 2021, without any physical ceremony.  Subsequently, in March 2022, we kept our promise to the Graduates of 2020 by organising a photography session to allow them to take photographs in their academic dress at the WOU Main Campus. 

We understand that taking part in such a ceremony is momentous for every graduate, but we were unable to organise an on-site convocation in the last two years because of the pandemic.  However, since our country has entered an endemic phase on 1 April 2022, the University would like to provide the opportunity to Graduates of 2020 and 2021 to participate in a simple but memorable commemoration ceremony.

During this ceremony, you will wear your academic dress and walk across the stage. This is an occasion for you to be congratulated by the University leadership, and celebrate your achievement with family, friends and the University community.  

The details of the ceremony are as follows:

VENUE

Wawasan Open University (WOU) Main Campus

54, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah

10050 Penang

DATE

27- 28 August 2022 (Saturday & Sunday)

TIME & SESSION

The exact date and time of your session will be announced on 15 July 2022 (Friday).  Therefore, you are advised to make your transportation and accommodation arrangements only after we have officially announced details of your respective sessions.

GRADUATION FEE

RM350 per graduate inclusive of:

– graduation gown rental

– stage photograph

– individual portrait photograph

[This fee covers payment to the vendor for services rendered.]

PAYMENT METHOD

Credit/Debit Card

FAMILY MEMBERS/GUESTS

The arrangement for family members/guests to witness the commemoration ceremony will be announced on 15 July 2022.

PARKING

Limited parking is available within the WOU Main Campus premises.  Parking inside the campus will be on a first-come first-serve basis.

REGISTRATION

https://www.wou.edu.my/convocation

You are required to register and pay the Graduation Fee.  The registration will be opened from 15 – 30 June 2022. 

Further details and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) are posted on the WOU website (https://www.wou.edu.my/convocation).

Should you have any enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us at convocation@wou.edu.my.

We sincerely look forward to your presence at the ceremony in August 2022.

REGISTRAR

WAWASAN OPEN UNIVERSITY

Note: The University reserves the right to make changes to the above-mentioned ceremony without prior notice.

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