Graduation ceremony

Every summer at the end of the academic year Halmstad University hosts a joint ceremony for all graduating students. More information about the ceremony will follow on this page.

Graduation ceremony 2020

Due to the ongoing corona pandemic, this year's graduation week will be somewhat different. This year, the graduation activities with graduation fairs, scholarship ceremonies and programme assemblies are performed digitally.

Greeting from Vice-Chancellor Stephen Hwang

Greeting from the Alumna of the Year

Greeting from the Student Union

Student of the Year

Every year, at the graduation ceremony, Halmstad University rewards one student from each of our schools with the award Student of the Year. Everyone with a connection to the University can nominate candidates for the award.

Four smiling people standing next to each other, each one of the is holding a diploma and flowers. Photo.

The students awarded as ”Student of the Year” for each school 2020 is Vandan Revanur From the Master’s Programme in Embedded and Intelligent Systems, Lovisa Lindqvist from the Programme Political Science – Social Analysis and Communication, Anna Fransson from the Programme in Innovation Engineering and Markus Enoksson from the Programme Psychology – Sport and Exercise.

Alumnus/Alumna of the Year

Every year, at the Graduation ceremony, Halmstad University reward a former student with the award Alumnus/Alumna of the Year. Please find below the previous winners and information on how to submit a nomination for the upcoming award.

Alumna of the Year 2020

Två kvinnor står i rampljuset varav den till höger mottar blommor och ett diplom. Foto.

Rebecka Larsson is a former student in the Health Education programme and works with supporting individuals that have ended up outside the labour market and need to be rehabilitated.

Read more: Alumna of the year has rehabilitation of the unemployed close to her heart

Alumna of the Year 2019

Two women standing in a spotlight, one of them handing flowers and a diploma to the other one. Photo.

Åsa Ekman, children’s rights consultant and former student in the Bachelor's Programme in Sociology and Community Development and Social Action.

Alumnus of the Year 2018

Two men standing in the spotlight, one of them holding up flowers and a diploma. Photo.

Christoffer Lindhe, entrepreneur and former student in the Bachelor's Programme in Innovation Engineering.

Read more: Worthy winner of Halmstad University’s new award: Alumnus of the Year