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A virtual convocation will be held on RU’s website. The convocation is not a ceremony, but a carefully curated virtual event to celebrate our graduates’ success. It will be premiered on 16 December 2020. Please feel free to invite your friends and family for the virtual convocation!

RU must hold a convocation in 2020 because it affects programme accreditation and professional certification. As we cannot hold a physical convocation we are holding a virtual convocation.

Yes! Every graduate of 2020 will be invited to participate in the physical convocation next year (2021)! We look forward to seeing you in your robes in the physical convocation post-pandemic!

Please make sure you have filled in the forms in your virtual convocation guide book.

If you are not joining the physical convocation 2021 or if you would like to collect your scroll collection in advance, the scroll collection will be ready from 1 January 2021 onwards. Please ensure that you have read the Virtual Convocation Guidebook to fill in the forms that have been sent by SAS in your Raffles email.

Otherwise, You may also choose to collect your scroll and transcript in the physical convocation 2021.

The fee payable for virtual convocation is collected to secure your seat in the physical convocation in 2021. If you attend the physical convocation 2021, the payment you have paid this year will be deducted from the 2021 convocation fee.

If you would like to collect your Scroll Collection in advance ( which will be available from January 2021 onward), you are required to pay the fee payable as stated in the Virtual Convocation Guidebook. The fee payable for the scroll collection will also be deducted if you attend the physical convocation 2021.

If you are joining the physical convocation 2021

  1. Make sure you have completed all the necessary forms [Session 1 in the Virtual Convocation Guidebook]
  2. Make fee payable to secure your seat in convocation 2021
  3. Stay tuned for the announcement of convocation 2021

If you are not joining the physical convocation 2021

  1. Make sure you have completed all the necessary forms [Session 1 in the Virtual Convocation Guidebook]
  2. Print out the necessary documents
  3. Stay tuned to wait for the announcement of SAS to collect your scroll collection

Yes! It is an optional choice for graduates.

You may rent the regalia (or convocation attire) to have a photography session with your family. The rental of regalia will be available from January 2021 onwards. Please ensure you have filled in the form in the Virtual Convocation Guide Book.

Otherwise, you may choose to wear regalia in the physical convocation next year!

Please check your Virtual Convocation Guide Book that has been sent by SAS to your Raffles email.

Otherwise, you may email sas@raffles-university.edu.my or WhatsApp +6019721 5898 to contact the SAS officer.