Publiikki Graduation Event

Publiikki is a graduation event of all the schools of the University of Vaasa where celebrating the graduates of master's and engineering degrees. Also, doctoral graduates are welcome to attend the Publiikki event.

Next Publiikki will be held in the Vaasa City Hall on December 18, 2023 at 14.

The event in brief

A programme includes short speeches by the rector and deans. The Publiikki event takes approx. 1,5 hours.

Refreshments will be served after the event. Changes are possible, please follow this page.

The first rows of the hall are reserved for the graduates. The graduates of each School sit in alphabetical order according to the received degree. Each graduate will have an assigned seat with their name tag on it.

Family and friends can take any seat in the auditorium, excluding the reserved rows of seats.

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Registration for the event

All graduates are welcome to attend the event. An invitation to the event will not be sent, please register for the event in the application for a degree certificate.  

You may also invite some guests to the event, e.g. your family members or friends. Please inform also the number of your guests in the application for a degree certificate.

If you have registered for the Publiikki event, but you fall ill or otherwise wish to cancel your participation, please remember to inform the Study and Education Services of your school. 

Dress code

It is recommended to wear a festive and smart outfit. For men, this means a suit or a jacket and for women a dress, skirt or trouser suit.