The Summer Graduation Ceremony of the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) will be held under the patronage and in the presence of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mubarak Al Nahayan, UAE Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, on June 15. (Attendance is by invitation only).
Degrees will be conferred upon 284 undergraduate and postgraduate students by Michael Codd, A.C., Chancellor of the University of Wollongong in Dubai and of the University of Wollongong in Australia. His Excellency, Sheikh Nahayan will deliver the graduation address, in the presence of His Excellency Jeremy Bruer, Australian Ambassador to the UAE, Professor Rob Whelan, President of UOWD and other dignitaries.
This is the second time in its 16-year history that UOWD will be holding two ceremonies in a year to accommodate the increasing number of graduates. UOWDs winter graduation ceremony will be held in November 2009.