Kuala Lumpur Ceremony

The very first LSE graduation ceremony to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is scheduled for Wednesday 2 April 2014 at the Shangri La Hotel


The Kuala Lumpur graduation ceremony is an integral part of the series of events associated with the 6th LSE Asia Forum which will take place in the following day.

Participants in the Kuala Lumpur graduation ceremony will wear the LSE’s official academic dress for the event, be welcome to have a photography session with the ceremony photographer and, of course, are encouraged to bring family and friends with them to the ceremony and the drinks reception afterwards. 


Shangri La Hotel, 11 Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, 50250, Malaysia 

Phone (60 3) 2032 2388

For map and directions, please see Shangri La Hotel Location.

Schedule on the day

The schedule of the day is as follows:

  • 1:30pm to 3pm: Arrival of graduands to collect academic dress from the gowning room and attend photography sessions.
  • 3:30pm to 4:30pm: The Ceremony
  • 4:30pm to 5:30pm: Drinks reception for graduates, guests and the academics and guest speakers in attendance.


The dress code is business/corporate dress. Graduands and academics participating will wear academic dress.

Academic Dress Hire

Graduands hire academic dress directly from Ede and Ravenscroft, LSE's official academic dress supplier. Academic dress hire costs RM 95. 

To order academic dress complete and submit the Gown/Photography Order Form.

The deadline for ordering academic dress is 20 March 2014.


Graduands may chose between two optional photography packages. See Kuala Lumpur Ceremony Photography for details.

Pre-order photography using the Gown/Photography Order Form.

Photography sessions will be held before the ceremony on the day.


The ceremony is open to all LSE graduates (please note that space may be limited). If you did not receive an invitation and would like to attend, then please contact Ceremonies to request one. 


The Kuala Lumpur Graduation packages costs £50 and includes:

  • Graduand seat at the ceremony
  • Two guest seats at the ceremony
  • A commemorative certificate issued for graduands
  • Kuala Lumpur Ceremony Brochure
  • Post-ceremony drinks reception

Important notes about the booking

Bookings are now closed.

Asia Forum

The Kuala Lumpur graduation ceremony is being held in conjunction with the LSE Asia Forum, which takes place the following day.

Please see the LSE Asia Forum 2010 for picture highlights from the last Asia Forum event in Beijing, including pictures of the graduation ceremony.


Beijing Ceremonies

Presentation Ceremonies