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Graduation 2017

Graduation 2017

Your Graduation

: Saturday 4 November 2017

Location: Safinah Ballroom, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai

Ceremony Timings:

Ceremony 1: All Undergraduate Business and All Undergraduate IT Students

Time: 11am start – 1pm, arrival from 8.30am
1pm to 2pm – Refreshment Reception
Location: Safinah Ballroom, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai

Ceremony 2: All other Undergraduate Students (except Business and IT) and All Postgraduate Students

Time: 5pm start – 7pm, arrival from 2.30pm
7pm to 8pm – Refreshment Reception
Location: Safinah Ballroom, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai

Outline of Your Graduation Day

  • 1. Arrival and Registration

  • 2. Individual Portrait Photography

  • 3. Pre-Ceremony Refreshments

  • 4. Seating

  • 5. Award Collection Demonstration

  • 6. Ceremony Begins

  • 7. Ceremony Ends

  • 8. Refreshment Reception



Tickets can be purchased at the Finance Office (Ground Floor, Block 16) and collected from the Marketing Office (Room 302, Block 16) from Sunday – Thursday 8am to 5pm. 

Graduation Tickets

Type A - Graduate Only AED 200 (includes Graduate entry, Cap and Gown and Refreshments)

Type B - Graduate Plus Guests AED 600 (includes Graduate entry, Cap and Gown, x2 Guest Tickets, and Refreshments) *Limited and on first come first serve basis only 

Type C - Guest Only AED 300 - Limited and on first come first serve basis only (includes Guest Ticket and Refreshments)

Payment options:

  1. Make payment online clearly stating your Name and MSIS number, Ceremony, Number of Extra Guest Tickets
  2. Make payment at the Finance Office directly

*Please note that tickets once purchased are non-refundable.
*Children below 5 years accompanying their family can enter free but will not be allotted a seat.

Book your ticket online


Your gown is complimentary as part of your graduate ticket – no additional payment required.

Graduation gowns can be collected from Gown Collection Desk, Block 16, Main Reception from Tuesday 10 October until Thursday 2 November 2017.

*Please note you must show your graduation ticket receipt/MDX Student Card in order to receive your gown

We encourage graduates to arrive at the venue ready with their gowns in place. There will however be dressing rooms should this be required.


Photography will take place on the day. You will have the opportunity to decide on a package after the event of which options will be available for you to choose from.

Photography on the day will include the following:

  1. Individual photo in cap and gown
  2. Receiving degree from the Vice Chancellor
  3. Various others

*We encourage you to be at the venue 45 minutes before the ceremony starts in order to have your individual photo shoot. Please note: there will be time after the ceremony should this be required.

Click here to download the Graduation Photography order form


University Merchandise sales will commence in Block 16, Main Reception area from Sunday 15 October 2017, there will be a wide range of items that will be available as graduation gifts starting from just AED 15.
Merchandise sales will also available at the Graduation venue.

Hotel Accommodation

If you require accommodation whilst you are visiting Dubai for Graduation there are a range of hotels both close to the airport and also closer to the Graduation Ceremony venue. 

Please see below s few of the hotels

Holiday Inn Express Internet City 

Citimax Hotel Al Barsha

Holiday Inn Al Barsha 

IBIS Hotel Al Barsha

For more information contact:

Middlesex University Dubai, Dubai Knowledge Park - Blocks 4, 16, 17 & 19
Admissions +971 (0)4 3678100

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