So you have all the things ready for your graduation ceremony – the gown, the tickets, photography, etc. Your next biggest task is to get through the ceremony. There will be a lot of things to take in on the day but it is also one of the biggest milestones in your life. Therefore, it is very important for you to be able to see it through the day. Not to worry, we are here to help you. Here are some of the things you can expect on your graduation day:
1. Expect some tears
Your parents will be very happy for you that they may shed some tears of joy. Pack some tissues for them and remember to take lots of photos with them.
2. There will be sweat
The sweat will be inevitable as there will be crowd and you may feel the jitters. You may not feel the freshest you can be. At times like this remember 3Ks – Keep hydrated, Keep some tissues in hand, and Keep calm.
3. Mortarboard throwing might cause injury
Alright this might be a stretch. The injury might not be serious but you could end up with a bloody nose. It is a good photo-op though but do remember to throw responsibly.
And there you go, three top things to expect on your graduation day. Whatever happens, keep smiling, enjoy the day and embrace the next step into post-university life. We wish you all the best and see you on 9 September 2017.