16th Graduation Ceremony of Puntland State University –  Garowe Campus

16th Graduation Ceremony of Puntland State University – Garowe Campus


Puntland State University held the 16th Convocation on 5th December 2022. In the 2022 convocation 300 (52% male and 48% female) students graduated from the various faculties of the university. The numbers are as follows;

Faculty Male Female Total
Faculty of Social Sciences (FoSS) 49 81 130
Faculty of Management Sciences (FoMS) 24 8 32
Faculty of Health Science (FoHS) 10 25 35
Faculty of Computing 24 9 33
Faculty of Sharia and Law 21 9 30
Faculty of Engineering, Agriculture and Environmental Science (FoEA) 16 2 18
Total 144 134 278
Percentage of graduate 52% 48% 100%


The event started at 9:30 am with marching to the graduation hall that was led by the Chief guest and the Vice Chancellor. While at the graduation hall the event was kicked off with prayers that were led by Shiekh Abdishaafi.

The chairperson organizing committee took the floor and he welcomed the visitors and the graduands at the event and thanked the organizing committee for working tirelessly for the event.

This was followed by a tree planting activity where 5 trees were planted as a campaign to promote tree planting in the city and the nation at large.

Following the tree-planting exercise, the head of the student organizing committee addressed the group and praised them for their dedication to the event’s planning. Following this ceremony, the faculty deans read names, and the vice chancellor awarded the students with degrees, diplomas, and certificates. Following that, the presents were given out and the names of each faculty’s top students were read out.

The principal visitor and Nugaal’s chief governor both spoke (Minister of Education). At 12 o’clock, the ceremony came to an end, and the graduates went outside to collect their prizes and have their pictures taken.




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