- DATE & VENUE
Please be advised that the Midlands State University 2023 graduation ceremony will be held on Friday, the 24th of November 2023 at the Main Campus, Multi-Purpose Hall, in Gweru.
- SEATING TIME
Graduands and Guests are required to be seated by 0800 hours.
- OUTSTANDING FEES
Please note that only graduands whose fees are paid in full will be allowed to attend the ceremony. The deadline for payment is the 17th of November 2023.
- PURCHASE OF ACADEMIC DRESS
For quality assurance purposes, academic regalia is exclusively supplied and distributed by the MSU Enterprises at the following locations:
MSU Harare Campus – No 1 Union Avenue
MSU Bulawayo Learning Centre – Fidelity House, Fife Street and 11th Avenue
5th Floor, Office 504
MSU Gweru Main Campus
MSU Industrial Park Gweru
MSU Zvishavane Campus
Prices are as follows:
Undergraduate graduands – USD40
Masters’ graduands – USD45
Doctorate graduands – USD170
Academic Regalia Banking details:
Account Name: MSU Enterprises
Account Number: 2237535962022
NB: Graduands are required to present themselves in the recommended academic regalia. The University reserves the right to bar graduands who do not have the approved academic regalia from the graduation arena.
- GRADUATION FEE
The graduation fee (Exclusive of academic regalia) is USD70.00 for all academic programmes.
Payment can be deposited into any of the following bank accounts:
Account Name: Midlands State University, FBC Bank, Gweru Branch, Branch code 8510, Swift code FBCPZWHA Account Number: 2237535960660
Account Name: Midlands State University, CBZ Bank, 60 Kwame Nkrumah Ave Harare, Branch code 107, Swift code COBZZWHA Account Number: 10720772520202
Account Name: Midlands State University, ECOBANK, Kwekwe Branch, Beverly House, Ground Floor Robert Mugabe Way, Branch code 26000, Swift code ECOCZWHX, Account Number: 5783600005622
Please ensure that you pay in time for the payment to reflect in the University accounts before or on the 23rd of November 2023.
NB: Please note that there are separate accounts for graduation fees (see section 5) and academic regalia (see section 4).
Graduands are advised to wear dark colours.
Invitation cards will be available for collection at Faculty offices across all campuses from the 15th of November 2023.
Please note, that graduands are required to produce their MSU student IDs and their National IDs on collection of invitation cards. No invitation cards will be issued on graduation day.
Only two guests per graduand with valid invitation cards will be allowed into the Graduation Arena and ONLY these TWO will be entitled to seats.
Rehearsals will be held on Thursday, the 23rd of November 2023 at 1400 hours at the Gweru Main Campus. It is mandatory for all graduands to attend the rehearsals to participate in the ceremony.
No other photographers will be allowed to take photographs when graduands are being capped or within the University premises except the Midlands State University photographers and those accredited by the University.
A video livestream for the graduation proceedings will be available on the University’s social media platforms.
Please note that lunch will be served to graduands and their guests.
- MSU SECURITY CHECKPOINTS
All graduands and their guests will pass through an MSU Security checkpoint where their invitation cards will be verified.
- TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE
Please be advised that the Town–Senga/MSU route will be closed at the Senga turn-off traffic circle after 0900 hours and thereafter all guests and graduands will have to use the Fletcher – MSU route.
For more information, please contact the Marketing and Communications Office on +263 054- 2260568/ 2260632/2260596/ 2260416/2260404 Extensions 2111/2415/2109 or directly on +263 054-2260359 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternatively, you can log on to the website: www.msu.ac.zw or visit our official Facebook page, Midlands State University.