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Information for Graduates - Graduation Day
(Only applicable to Graduation Ceremonies held from 3 - 7​ May​)

Registration & Formation of Graduate Procession

  • Report punctually in your graduation attire to your assigned venue.
  • You must have your identification card (NRIC/Student card) with you.
  • Hold your identification card on hand. You will need to scan it onstage. It is imperative to have your identification card with you. Graduands without an identification card will not be allowed to graduate on stage.
  • Sit according to your assigned seat number. Any change will upset the order of procession.
  • The Graduate Procession will promptly proceed to the auditorium 15 minutes after the reporting time. Latecomers will not be allowed to join the Graduate Procession.
  • As the graduation ceremony is a dignified occasion, graduands are required to observe proper decorum, stay seated in the auditorium throughout the entire ceremony and to dress appropriately for the occasion. Graduands found to be improperly dressed will not be allowed to participate in the ceremony.

Presentation of Diploma

  • Sanitise your hands before heading onstage.​
  • You will be ushered to the scanning station where you will scan your identification card before taking your position on stage.
  • Keep your identification card immediately after scanning and stay in that queue order as any change will upset the presentation order.

On Stage

  • Sanitise your hands before going on stage to collect your graduation folder.
  • You must wear a mask at all times, even during photo taking
  • Practise safe distancing by keeping at least 1 metre away from others. Stand on the foot markings on stage and wait for your name to be read.
  • When your name is read, proceed to Position Y (marked on stage) to receive your graduation folder from your Director. Remember to receive the folder and tilt your head slightly towards the audience. An official photographer has been engaged to take photographs.
    • Photographs taken at the event may be used on NP's website, marketing materials and in the press. By participating in this event, you consent to NP photographing and using your image and likeness.
    • To accord proper decorum to the Graduation Ceremony, please refrain from taking any selfies or wefies throughout the Graduation Proceedings.
  • Sanitise your hands again after leaving the stage (before heading to diploma collection point). You will be given a photo order voucher which provides you with instructions on how you can order your graduation photos from the official photographer. This voucher allows you to place an order for two 5R photos and its softcopies at $1.50.
  • You will then be ushered to collect your diploma certificate and academic transcript at Level 2. Follow the ushers' instructions closely and proceed in the same order which you went on-stage as any change will upset the order of collection.
  • After collection, please check that your details e.g. name, course, etc. are printed correctly. Should there be any printing error, report to the staff at the collection area (NP Convention Centre, Level 2) immediately.
  • Return to your assigned seat immediately. Strictly NO crowding around to chat with friends

If you are a Medallist

Registration & Formation of Graduate Procession

  • Report punctually in your graduation attire to your assigned venue.
  • You must have your identification card (NRIC/Student card) with you.
  • Hold your identification card on hand. You will need to scan it onstage. It is imperative to have your identification card with you. Graduands without an identification card will not be allowed to graduate on stage.
  • Sit according to your assigned seat number. Any change will upset the order of procession.
  • The Graduate Procession will promptly proceed to the auditorium 15 minutes after the reporting time. Latecomers will not be allowed to join the Graduate Procession.
  • As the graduation ceremony is a dignified occasion, graduands are required to observe proper decorum, stay seated in the auditorium throughout the entire ceremony and to dress appropriately for the occasion. Graduands found to be improperly dressed will not be allowed to participate in the ceremony.

Presentation of Diplomas

  • Sanitise your hands before going on stage to collect your graduation folder.
  • You must wear a mask at all times, even during photo taking
  • You will be ushered to the scanning station where you will scan your identification card before taking your position on stage.
  • Keep your identification card immediately after scanning and stay in that queue order as any change will upset the presentation order.

On Stage

  • When your name is announced, proceed to Position X (marked on stage) and take a bow.
  • A short citation about you will be read.
  • Practise safe distancing by keeping at least 1 metre away from others. Stand on the foot markings on stage.
  • After the citations for all medallists have been read, the Guest of Honour will be invited to present the awards.
  • When your name is announced, proceed to Position Y (marked on stage) to receive your graduation folder from the Guest of Honour. Remember to receive the folder and tilt your head slightly towards the audience. An official photographer has been engaged to take photographs.
    • Photographs taken at the event may be used on NP's website, marketing materials and in the press. By participating in this event, you consent to NP photographing and using your image and likeness.
    • To accord proper decorum to the Graduation Ceremony, please refrain from taking any selfies or wefies throughout the Graduation Proceedings.
  • Sanitise your hands again after leaving the stage (before heading to diploma collection point). You will be given a photo order voucher which provides you with instructions on how you can order your graduation photos from the official photographer. This voucher allows you to place an order for two 5R photos and its softcopies at $1.50.
  • You will then be ushered to collect your diploma certificate and academic transcript at Level 2. Follow the ushers' instructions closely and proceed in the same order which you went on-stage as any change will upset the order of collection.
  • Return to your assigned seat immediately. Strictly NO crowding around to chat with friends.
  • Please check your documents to ensure that your details e.g. name, course etc. are printed correctly. Any printing error must be reported immediately to the staff at the collection area (NP Convention Centre, Level 2) immediately.

Official Photographers

Official photographers will be present to take photos of every graduand at the graduation ceremony. Each graduand will have 2 shots taken, one in full length and another in close-up frontal shot.

A photo order voucher will be handed to all graduands as they proceed to the diploma collection area after receiving their graduation folder onstage. Graduands should follow the instr​uctions given to place orders for their photos from the official photographer after the graduation ceremony. Graduands who have placed their orders will receive the photos via post 3-4 weeks after the graduation ceremony.

All graduation photographs are available for preview and order at www.npgraduation2021.com and you may email to photo@npgraduation​2021.com​ for related queries. 


Graduation Videos​

We know that you are excited to recount your experience during Graduation Ceremony. Our videographers have recorded every ceremony and these clips will be uploaded for your viewing sometime in July. Do look out for it!


Contact Us

Graduation marks the point where you culminate your journey in NP to the next important phase of your lives.
We hope that you will find the celebrations enjoya​ble.​

Meanwhile, if you have any enquiries on graduation matters, you can email us:

Graduation attire: rtcsasia@gmail.com
Graduation photos:​ danny@gdzshoppe.com
For other enquiries on Graduation: ​graduation@np.edu.sg

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