Heriot-Watt University will be holding both Summer and Winter graduation ceremonies in Dubai.  The ceremonies in Summer 2019 will take place on Tuesday 2 July (6pm) and Wednesday 3 July (11am) in the:

Al Ras Ballroom
Intercontinental Dubai Festival City
Dubai Festival City
PO Box 45777

Dubai 2019
School Programme/Discipline Time
Tuesday 2 July*    
Edinburgh Business School ** ALL 6pm
Mathematical and Computer Sciences ALL 6pm
Social Sciences ALL 6pm
Wednesday 3 July*    
Energy, Geoscience, Infrastucture and Society ALL 11am
Engineering and Physical Sciences ALL 11am
Textiles and Design ALL 11am

**enquiries concerning the Edinburgh Business School ceremony should be directed to graduation@ebs.hw.ac.uk


Online applications will open in April and close on Thursday 30 May (midnight UK time).  Late applications will not be accepted.  Please log in to Student Self Service.


It is essential in many cases to apply to graduate before you receive formal notification of your results.  However, if you do not receive confirmation of your award by 7 June 2019 you will not graduate this summer.  Your application will automatically become void and you will be refunded for any monies paid.  This also applies to applications to graduate in absentia..

Outstanding debt

Please make sure you settle any outstanding debts by Thursday 23 May 209. For further information contact the Dubai Finance Office on 00 971 44358671 or by email at dubai-finance@hw.ac.uk.


*Disclaimer: Heriot-Watt University will use its best endeavours to keep to the scheduled dates, times and venues for graduation ceremonies. However, due to circumstances outside the control of the University, ceremonies may be delayed, relocated to another venue or postponed. In some instances, where a ceremony is over-subscribed, arrangements may be made for an additional ceremony to take place. Where any of these circumstances occur, Heriot-Watt University is not responsible for any inconvenience or costs that may be occasioned by such event.