Message to Graduating Class of 2021/2022

In 2022, SP will be celebrating her 62nd Graduation Ceremony.  We look forward to meeting you at the Graduation Ceremony in May 2022! The ceremony for Part-time Diploma and Post Diploma will be held from 11 to 12 May 2022.

We wish you a joyous graduation ceremony and every success in your future endeavours.

You will receive your certificates and transcript during the ceremony if you have not received them.

If you are unable to attend the ceremony, we will courier your certificates to you by batches. You will receive them by end-May 2022. 

If you need a Course Completion Letter for employment or further education purposes, please email to pacegraduation@sp.edu.sg  

IMPORTANT DATES

Important dates to take note if you are attending the Graduation Ceremony.

129 Mar to 4 Apr 2022Reserve a place for the Graduation Ceremony
The invitation email is sent to your personal email address
229 Mar to 4 Apr 2022Request for special seating arrangements for graduand
326 Mar to 19 Apr 2022

Settle outstanding Library Loans, Fines & Course Fees.

- Failure to do so will result in a delay in the collection of your academic transcripts and diploma certificate.

4From 01 Apr 2022 onwardsRental and collection of Graduation Gown
511 and 12 May 2022Graduation Ceremony
6By 20 May 2022Return Graduation Gown

 

GRADUATION CEREMONY SESSIONS

The ceremony will be held at the SP Convention Centre (SPCC)

The graduation schedule may be revised.

Session Course  Date Day Start Time
17 Diploma in Business Practice (Accounting) 11 May 2022 Wednesday 1.00pm
17 Diploma in Business Practice (Business Management) 11 May 2022 Wednesday 1.00pm
17 Diploma in Business Practice (Human Capital) 11 May 2022 Wednesday 1.00pm
17 Diploma in Design (Visual Communication) 11 May 2022 Wednesday 1.00pm
17 Specialist Diploma in Digital Content Marketing 11 May 2022 Wednesday 1.00pm
17 Specialist Diploma in Applied Drama & Psychology 11 May 2022 Wednesday 1.00pm
17 Specialist Diploma in Applied Drama and Psychology in Youth Work 11 May 2022 Wednesday 1.00pm
17 Specialist Diploma in Digital Content Marketing 11 May 2022 Wednesday 1.00pm
17 Specialist Diploma in Digital Marketing & Analytics 11 May 2022 Wednesday 1.00pm
17 Specialist Diploma in Enhanced Human Resource Skills 11 May 2022 Wednesday 1.00pm
17 Specialist Diploma in Management Accounting & Analytics 11 May 2022 Wednesday 1.00pm
17 Specialist Diploma in Motion Graphics Design 11 May 2022 Wednesday 1.00pm
17 Specialist Diploma in Professional Accounting 11 May 2022 Wednesday 1.00pm
17 Specialist Diploma in Professional Accounting & Technology 11 May 2022 Wednesday 1.00pm
17 Specialist Diploma in Technology, Innovation & Analytics for Financial Sector Professionals 11 May 2022 Wednesday 1.00pm
17 Specialist Diploma in User Experience & Digital Product Design 11 May 2022 Wednesday 1.00pm
17 Diploma (Conversion) in Marketing Management with Digital Marketing 11 May 2022 Wednesday 1.00pm
17 Diploma (Conversion) in Supply Chain Management & Innovation 11 May 2022 Wednesday 1.00pm
18 Diploma in Applied Science (Industrial Chemistry And Life Sciences) 11 May 2022 Wednesday 4.30pm
18 Diploma in Infocomm & Digital Media (Cyber Security) 11 May 2022 Wednesday 4.30pm
18 Advanced Diploma in Applied Food Science 11 May 2022 Wednesday 4.30pm
18 Advanced Diploma in Specialty Chemicals 11 May 2022 Wednesday 4.30pm
18 Specialist Diploma in Cosmetic Science 11 May 2022 Wednesday 4.30pm
18 Specialist Diploma in Cyber Security Management 11 May 2022 Wednesday 4.30pm
18 Specialist Diploma in Cyber Security 11 May 2022 Wednesday 4.30pm
18 Specialist Diploma in Data Science (Artificial Intelligence) 11 May 2022 Wednesday 4.30pm
18 Specialist Diploma in Data Science (Big Data and Streaming Analytics) 11 May 2022 Wednesday 4.30pm
18 Specialist Diploma in Data Science (Data Analytics) 11 May 2022 Wednesday 4.30pm
18 Specialist Diploma in Data Science & Analytics 11 May 2022 Wednesday 4.30pm
18 Specialist Diploma in Data Science (Predictive Analytics) 11 May 2022 Wednesday 4.30pm
18 Specialist Diploma in Formulation Science & Technology 11 May 2022 Wednesday 4.30pm
18 Specialist Diploma in Full Stack Web Development 11 May 2022 Wednesday 4.30pm
18 Specialist Diploma in Microbiology 11 May 2022 Wednesday 4.30pm
18 Specialist Diploma in Nutrition & Exercise Science 11 May 2022 Wednesday 4.30pm
18 Diploma (Conversion) in Web and Programming 11 May 2022 Wednesday 4.30pm
19 Diploma in Design (Interior Design) 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Diploma in Engineering (Advanced Manufacturing) 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Diploma in Engineering (Control & Automation) 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Diploma in Engineering (Computer Network & Systems) 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Diploma in Engineering (Electrical - Rapid Transit Technology) 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical - Rapid Transit Technology) 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical Technology) 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical Technology) 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Diploma in Engineering (Power Engineering) 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Diploma in Engineering (Power Engineering) 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Diploma in Engineering (Rapid Transit Technology) 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Diploma in Quantity Surveying (Measurement & Contract Administration) 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Advanced Diploma in Building Automation & Services 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Advanced Diploma in Process Control & Instrumentation 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Advanced Diploma in Power System Engineering 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Specialist Diploma in Biomedical Engineering 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Specialist Diploma in Building Information Modelling (BIM) Management 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Specialist Diploma in Building Information Modelling Management 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Specialist Diploma in Building Information Modelling Management 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Specialist Diploma in Energy Efficiency & Management 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Specialist Diploma in Energy Management for Cleanroom Facility 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Specialist Diploma in Maritime Superintendency 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Specialist Diploma in Network Security 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Specialist Diploma in Operational Technology Cybersecurity (Industrial Control Systems) 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Specialist Diploma in Port Management and Operations 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Specialist Diploma in Digital Technologies for a Smart City 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Diploma (Conversion) in Computer Networking 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Diploma (Conversion) in Computer Networking 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am
19 Diploma (Conversion) in Maritime Business Management 12 May 2022 Thursday 9.30am

WHAT TO EXPECT ON THE DAY OF YOUR GRADUATION CEREMONY

If you are attending the Graduation Ceremony, the following information will be useful. Where applicable, please advise your guests accordingly. Thank you.

HOW TO GET TO SPCC AND PARKING FACILITIES

  • The SPCC is located next to the Dover MRT Station. See Campus Map
  • As parking facilities in the SP campus are limited, graduands and guests are strongly advised to come by public transport.
  • You may choose to come by:
    •    MRT- take the MRT and alight at Dover MRT Station (EW10), or
    •    Bus - take service no. 14, 74, 105, 106, 147, 166 or 185, and alight at the Dover MRT Station bus stop
  • Graduands and guests who drive are advised to enter by Gate 8, along Commonwealth Avenue West.
  • Note: Parking is chargeable at S$1.20 per hour.

ADMISSION INTO THE SINGAPORE POLYTECHNIC CONVENTION CENTRE (SPCC)

  • Admission into the SP Convention Centre is strictly by admission ticket only.
  • Graduands are feeling unwell, or with temperatures of 38oC and above, are advised to stay at home.
  • The doors to the SPCC will be opened 1 hour before the start of each session.
  • Graduands who have indicated their intention to attend the graduation ceremony will be sent a Graduation Package about 1 to 2 weeks before the Graduation Ceremony. The package will contain a bar-coded admission ticket with assigned seat and invite cards.

ROBING OF GRADUATION ATTIRE

  • All graduands attending the ceremony have to wear the SP graduation attire.
  • Robing may be done at the level 1 or 2 foyer of the SPCC (SP Convention Centre).
  • Graduands should put on their graduation gowns before going to their assigned seats inside the SPCC Hall.

DOOR OPENING TIME & SEATING TIME

  • Graduands and guests are requested to be seated 30 mins before the official starting time for each ceremony session. Doors will open 1 hour before.
  • During this period, a series of specially prepared videos will be screened in the SP Convention Centre.
  • The doors to the SPCC will be closed after the ceremony has officially started.
  • As a respect to others in the ceremony, graduands who are late will have to wait for an appropriate break before being admitted into to SPCC.

SEATING ARRANGEMENTS FOR GRADUANDS AND GUESTS

  • Graduands will be assigned seat numbers and must be seated in their allocated seats.

IMPORTANT THINGS TO NOTE IN THE SPCC

  • Food and beverages are not allowed in the SPCC.
  • For safety reasons, balloons are not allowed in the SPCC as it may be a fire hazard.
  • During the ceremony, graduands are requested to switch their mobile phones and other beeping devices to silent mode.
  • Professional photographers have been engaged by SP to take photographs of graduands as they are being presented on stage.  Orders can be made online after the ceremony session.  Graduands are requested not to leave their seats during the graduation ceremony to take photographs or videos.
  • Please refrain from lingering inside the SPCC for photo-taking after the ceremony.  Your co-operation will be appreciated as the organisers need to prepare the venue for the next graduation session.

CEREMONY: PROGRAMME & PROCEEDINGS

The proceedings for the ceremony will be as follows:

  • Academic Procession
  • National Anthem
  • Opening of Graduation Ceremony Session
  • Opening Address by the Principal & CEO of SP
  • Presentation of Diplomas
  • Presentation of Awards
  • Adjournment of Ceremony

PRESENTATION OF DIPLOMA/CERTIFICATES TO GRADUANDS ON STAGE

  • When it is your turn to be present on stage, the marshal will prompt you to join the queue.
  • Before joining the queue, you must have your admission ticket and NRIC/11B/passport ready in the pocket of your graduation gown/pocket.
  • Please follow the marshals' instructions and refrain from talking when queueing.
  • When you step on stage, hand your bar-coded admission ticket to the person in charge of scanning. Then stand at the line and wait for your name to be announced.
  • As your name is announced and projected on the screen, walk across the stage smartly. There will be no handshake with the director.
  • Your photograph with the director will be taken by official photographers engaged by the Singapore Polytechnic.
  • After the photograph, walk smartly down from the stage.
  • As you leave the stage, a login ID and password will be handled to you. Do not lose this card as you will need the information to place order for your photographs after the Graduation Ceremony.

COLLECTION OF DIPLOMA/CERTIFICATES, ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPT AND PRIZES (IF ANY)

  • After leaving the stage, you will be directed by marshals to the diploma collection area to collect your diploma/ certificate and academic transcript.
  • At the diploma collection area, you will be asked to produce your NRIC/11B/Passport. Diploma certificates and academic transcripts will not be issued without proof of identity.
  • After collecting your diploma certificate and academic transcript, please return to your seat inside the SP Convention Centre.

IMPORTANT

  • Please check that you have been issued with the correct diploma certificate and academic transcript before leaving the diploma collection area.
  • If there are any errors, please report it immediately to the staff on duty at the diploma collection centre or call the PACE Office at 6772 1288 after the Graduation Ceremony.

 

    GRADUATION PHOTO ORDERS

    • The instructions for the ordering of the photograph will be provided on graduation day
    • Alternatively you may login to the official phtographers' website http://www.spgraduation2022.com to preview and order your photographs online.
    • For enquiries regarding the photo order, please contact GDZ Shoppee at 98196957. Alternatively, you can email GDZ Shoppee at photo@spgraduation2022.com

           GDZ Shoppe
           Tel: 98196957

           Email: photo@spgraduation2022.com
           Address: 101 Rivervale Walk, Unit 04-38, Postal Code 540101

    GRADUAND ATTIRE

    GRADUATION ATTIRE FOR GRADUANDS 

    All graduands attending the graduation ceremony are required to wear the graduation attire, consisting of a simple, one piece robe, without hood, cap or mortar board. Graduands can opt to either purchase or rent the graduation attire.

    Graduands are advised to follow the guidelines below in order to look smart on your graduation day.

    Male graduands are required to wear dark coloured tie.

    FEMALE GRADUANDS MALE GRADUANDS
    White shirt/blouse with long sleeves and high collar. White shirt with long sleeves, high collar and dark coloured tie.
    Dark coloured pants/skirt. Skirt should be knee-length or longer. Dark coloured rousers/pants. Bermudas, shorts, jeans and casual pants are not allowed.
    Dark coloured court shoes/pumps. Open-toe/strappy/high-heel sandals, slippers, track shoes and sneakers are not allowed. Dark coloured shoes with socks. Slippers, sandals and track shoes are not allowed.
    Graduands should have neat hairdo so that the face can be seen clearly during   photography. Graduands should have neat hairdo so that the face can be seen clearly during   photography.

    As shown below, a common design and colour scheme will be adopted for all graduands.

    The graduation attire will be available in a range of sizes: XS, S, M, L, XL and XXL.

      FemaleGraduand MaleGraduand

    RENTAL OF GRADUATION GOWN

    Graduation Attire

    All graduands attending the graduation ceremony are required to wear the graduation attire, consisting of a simple, one piece robe, without hood, cap or motar board.  Graduands can opt to either purchase or rent the graduation attire.

     

    APPOINTMENT FOR COLLECTION OF GRADUATION ATTIRE

     

    Graduands will have to order the graduation attire and make an appointment for the graduation attire collection at https://www.serangoonbroadway.com .

    The collection of graduation attire is from 01 April to 30 April 2022.  Do note that Serangoon Broadway will be closed on Mondays and Public Holidays.

    Please follow the steps below to order the graduation attire and make appointment for the collection:

    • Go to Serangoon Broadway homepage
    • Click on Login at the top-right of the homepage
    • Login using the following details:

    Ceremony Code: SBSP0405 

     

    • For Gown Selection, please enter "Diploma" only.

    Graduands may choose to make an appointment for the academic dress collection immediately after the submission of the academic dress order form OR at any other convenient time by logging in again.  Please note that if you have already submitted your academic dress order form online and would like to re-log in to book an appointment or make any changes, please log in using your student ID and mobile number instead of the generic username and password as above. 

    Graduands may choose to either purchase or rent the graduation attire directly from Serangoon Broadway (from 01 April to 30 April 2022) at any time during their operating hours.

    The charges for the sale and rental of graduation attire are as follows: 

    PURCHASE PRICE

    Attire only  $45 ($48.15 inclusive of 7% GST)
    Attire + garment bag  $55 ($58.85 inclusive of 7% GST)

    RENTAL FEE & REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT 

    Attire  $22 ($23.54 inclusive of 7% GST)
    Refundable deposit+$25
    Total Charges  $47 ($48.54 inclusive of 7% GST

    Payment has to be made directly to Serangoon Broadway when you collect the attire.  The payment can be made in cash or by NETS.

    Graduands who opt to rent the graduation attire are advised to keep their Graduation Attire Rental Receipt carefully as it will be needed when you return the attire.

    COLLECTION OF GRADUATION GOWN

    Serangoon Broadway has been appointed by SP to supply and manage the rental and sale of graduation attire to graduands.  All graduands attending the graduation ceremony are required to go to Serangoon Broadway to try on and collect the attire.

    Graduands who are unable to collect the graduation attire personally, may download and complete the Authorisation Form and appoint someone to collect the attire on their behalf. 

    The authorised person must present the following to collect the graduation attire:

    • Duly completed and signed authorisation form
    • Graduand's student card or a copy of graduand's student card/NRIC/Passport
    • Authorised person's NRIC/Passport 

    serangoon-broadway

    Address: 
    Serangoon Broadway, 
    1365 Serangoon Road
    Singapore 328244

    Operating Hours:
    Tuesday to Sunday: 10 am to 8 pm
    (Closed on Public Holidays)

    Graduation Hotline: 6293 3998 

    Alternatively, please email Serangoon Broadway at graduations@serangoonbroadway.com

    Note:

    • Serangoon Broadway staff will be present to advise you on your sizing.
    • Payment for the rental or purchase of the graduation attire has to be made upon collection of the attire.

    RETURN OF GRADUATION GOWN

     

    Graduands who wish to rent the graduation attire must return the attire directly to Serangoon Broadway by 20 May 2022 (Friday).

    For graduands who are unable to return the graduation attire personally, they may authorise someone to return it on their behalf.  Such graduands must download the authorisation form, complete it and ask the authorised person to return the attire directly to Serangoon Broadway by 20 May 2022 (Friday).

    When the graduation attire is returned to Serangoon Broadway, you will be required to produce the Graduation Attire Rental Receipt

    Your deposit will be fully refunded if the graduation attire is returned in good condition.  Your deposit will be forfeited if you do not return the attire by the stipulated deadline, or if the graduation attire is returned damaged.

    FAQs

    Can I remain on campus after my Graduation Ceremony ends?

    You are required to leave the campus immediately at the end of your graduation ceremony.

    Are Guests Invited to the Graduation Ceremony?

    Each graduand will be able to invite up to two (2) guests to attend the ceremony held at SP Convention Centre (SPCC). Invitation cards will be enclosed in the graduand's Graduation Package, which will be mailed to them about one to two weeks before the event. 

    Do I have to check in to SafeEntry when I enter SP?

    All persons entering SP’s premises must check-in to SafeEntry through either scanning their TraceTogether Token or via the QR code using the TraceTogether App on their smartphone.

    Other SafeEntry check-in modes, such as using phone’s camera, SingPass Mobile or other QR code reader apps, or using NRIC/FIN and other photo IDs, will not be accepted.

    What are the COVID-19 Safe Management Measures (SMM) during the Graduation Ceremony?

    Graduands or graduands with household members who are serving SHN or on LOA would not be allowed to attend the ceremony.

    To ensure the health and safety of our graduates, the following measures will be observed throughout the duration of the Graduation Ceremony:

    • SafeEntry via the TraceTogether Token or mobile application
    • Designated entrances to the SP Convention Centre  
    • Graduates must be seated at their assigned seats only
    • Wearing of face mask at all times including photo taking
    • Safety ambassadors will be deployed to ensure Safe Management Measures are observed.

    Can I attend the Graduation Ceremony if I am unwell?

    Graduands who are unwell, or have any respiratory symptoms (such as fever, cough, sore throat or running nose) should seek medical advice and stay at home. Please do not come to campus. 

    Would the Graduation Ceremony proceed as planned in the event that the community transmission rates were to increase in the period leading up to the Graduation Ceremony?

    The health and safety of our graduands and staff remain our top priority. We will only conduct physical Graduation Ceremony provided it is safe to do so with the prevailing SMM in place. Any cancellations would be communicated prior to the ceremony.  Do check your emails and the  graduation webpage regularly for updates.

    Can I obtain my Diploma and Academic Transcript before the Graduation Ceremony?

    No.  All graduands can only collect their diploma scroll and academic transcript at their respective Graduation Ceremony session. 

    When will I receive the graduation package?

    The package with your admission card and guest invite cards will be mailed to your correspondence address about 1 - 2 weeks before the Graduation Ceremony.  Please note that the package will only be sent to graduands who have indicated that they will be attending the Graduation Ceremony.

    Can I watch the graduation proceedings if I cannot attend graduation?

    You may watch the live streaming at https://www.sp.edu.sg/graduation2022 during the ceremony. 

    Can I request for a change in date for my graduation?

    No.  Graduands must attend the session that they have been allocated to as you have been scheduled based on your course.

    How can I order my graduation photos?

    As you leave the stage, a login ID and password will be handed to you.  You will need the information to place orders for your photos online. 

    Is there tea reception after the ceremony?

    There is no tea reception for this year.

    Who can I contact if I have more questions about graduation matters?

    You may contact the Customer Relation Unit (CRU) staff during office hours at 67721288.  Alternatively, you may e-mail us at contactus@sp.edu.sg.