Dear Graduates,

Congratulations on completing your degree. You are cordially invited to attend a Graduation Ceremony on Thursday the 7 March 2019 at which you will be awarded your certificate. The event will be held at The Venue, Melrose Arch, 17 High St, Johannesburg, 2076.


All graduating students will be required to wear graduation gowns. These may be hired through GDC at a fee of R260-00 and students wishing to make use of this facility must indicate so in the attached form and return it to GDC with payment no later than 20 February 2019. Gowns will be handed out on graduation day at the auditorium between 12:00pm and 1:30pm and must be returned after the ceremony.


Appropriate hoods for both the Design Thinking, BA and the BA Honours students will be provided by GDC and may be purchased from the college. A full Purchase price will be charged for any unreturned gowns or hoods.


Students may bring two guests to the ceremony free of charge (entrance tickets will be sent via email). Seating for additional guests will be charged for at R250-00 and additional tickets will be issued via email once receipt of payment is sent through to reception. Payments will only be received at the college or via EFT, not at the event. No entrance will be permitted without a ticket. Please note that seating for additional guests will be reserved on a first come first serve basis. Please fill in the adjacent online form.


Students are advised to bring sufficient funds to the Graduation as payments for the photographs must be made directly to the photographer on the evening. Should you wish to order photographs from the photographer, they will then post them directly to you, alleviating the hassle of having to pick them up from the college. Please visit for more details.

Date: Thursday, 7 March 2019
Venue: The Venue, Melrose Arch, 17 High St, Johannesburg, 2076.
Time: 2pm, Please be at the venue NO LATER THAN 1:30pm as proceedings start at 2:00pm. Please note: no-one is to enter the Auditorium until 1:45pm
Dress: Semi Formal
Cash Bar

Banking Details:
Name: Design Center
Bank: Standard Bank
Branch: Rosebank
Acc. No: 001884840
Br. Code: 004305
Ref: student name

NB: Gowns will be handed out at the Hall on the 7 March, from 12pm – 1:30pm, please try to not be late.

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