Congratulations, Class of Khalifa! You made it.

From counting years to counting days, the graduating Class of Khalifa has come a long way since they arrived on campus for the first time.

This year’s graduation is a special one. We will be celebrating the graduation of the first-ever cohort of students from our Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences, and College of Nursing and Midwifery, in addition to a new cohort to graduate from Hamdan Bin Mohammed College of Dental Medicine.

Graduation Ceremony

Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Time: 05:00 PM – Ceremony starts

Location: Dubai Opera

For inquires:

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Invitation cards and tickets

Date: June 15, 2022 until June 27, 2022

Location: Student Services Department

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Frequently Asked Questions

When is the graduation ceremony?

The graduation ceremony will take place on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, from 05:00 PM at Dubai Opera.

How can I get to Dubai Opera?

Dubai Opera is located on Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard in Downtown Dubai, Dubai, 5 minutes away from the Dubai Mall. Follow this map for directions.

Is there valet parking at Dubai Opera?

Yes, complimentary valet parking will be available at the main entrance of Dubai Opera on the graduation day starting at 4:00 PM.

Is there a dress code for the ceremony?

All Graduates attending the Ceremony are required to wear the graduation gown. As graduation is a formal occasion, an appropriate standard of attire is expected. For UAE males, national dress (white Kandoora and/or white Ghutra). Non-UAE males should be in formal business attire, preferably with ties. All female students should wear pants preferably (black) and closed formal shoes, high heels are not recommended.

Please note that casual clothes such as dresses, skirts, jeans, shorts, tee-shirts or sneakers, and open sandals/slippers should be avoided.

Will I need to wear a face mask during the graduation ceremony?

Yes, all attendees must wear a facemask at all times inside Dubai Opera. Please note that the COVID-19 protocols are subject to change in accordance with the latest Government mandates and healthcare guidelines. For up-to-date information, please visit this link. 

Will I be able to invite guests to attend the ceremony?

Each graduate will be given 4 guest invitations. Entrance to the venue will be strictly by invitation only. Each graduate can purchase a maximum of four extra tickets. Extra tickets are available to purchase until June 27th, 2022.

When is the graduation rehearsal?

The graduation rehearsal will take place on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at 8:30 AM at Dubai Opera.

Will the graduation ceremony be live-streamed?

Yes, the graduation ceremony will be live-streamed on our YouTube and Instagram.

What is included in the graduation package?

Each graduate will have to pay an amount of AED 1000 to receive the graduation package, which will include the following items:

  • Graduation Gown + Cap + Hood/Sash
  • Certificate receiving photo (USB)
  • Portrait photo (USB)
  • Group Photo (USB)
  • Video of the Graduation Ceremony (USB)
How do I pay for my graduation package?

Graduates have to go to Finance Department, building 14, Right Wing, 2nd Floor to make the payment and submit the receipt for collection of the package.

Can I still pick up my graduation gown on the ceremony day?

No, Gowns must be collected before June 27th from the Communications and External Relations office, 2nd Floor, MBRU campus from Monday until Thursday, from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

If your question is not answered above or if you need further clarification on any of the above answers, please email