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Graduation ceremony schedule and live streams

If you finish your degree in Semester 1, you will usually graduate at a ceremony between October and December (except for Faculty of Pharmacy students, who will graduate the following year).

If you finish in Semester 2, you will usually graduate at a ceremony between March and June in the following year (except Veterinary Science and Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery students, who will graduate in December).

2017 graduation ceremony schedule

These are proposed ceremony dates and are subject to review and change. Details of your graduation ceremony time, date and location will be confirmed in your invitation.

Semester 2

Wednesday, 13 December

These are proposed ceremony dates and are subject to review and change. Details of your graduation ceremony time, date and location will be confirmed in your invitation.

Semester 2

Friday, 29 September

These are proposed ceremony dates and are subject to review and change. Details of your graduation ceremony time, date and location will be confirmed in your invitation.

Semester 2

Friday, 22 September
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Thursday, 28 September
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These are proposed ceremony dates and are subject to review and change. Details of your graduation ceremony time, date and location will be confirmed in your invitation.

Semester 2

Thursday, 12 October

Friday, 13 October

Thursday, 7 December

  • EMBA

These are proposed ceremony dates and are subject to review and change. Details of your graduation ceremony time, date and location will be confirmed in your invitation.

Semester 2

Friday, 29 September

These are proposed ceremony dates and are subject to review and change. Details of your graduation ceremony time, date and location will be confirmed in your invitation.

Semester 2

Friday, 29 September

These are proposed ceremony dates and are subject to review and change. Details of your graduation ceremony time, date and location will be confirmed in your invitation.

Semester 2

Thursday, 28 September

These are proposed ceremony dates and are subject to review and change. Details of your graduation ceremony time, date and location will be confirmed in your invitation.

Semester 2

Friday, 8 December

These are proposed ceremony dates and are subject to review and change. Details of your graduation ceremony time, date and location will be confirmed in your invitation.

Semester 2

Thursday, 7 December

These are proposed ceremony dates and are subject to review and change. Details of your graduation ceremony time, date and location will be confirmed in your invitation.

Semester 2

Thursday, 7 December

These are proposed ceremony dates and are subject to review and change. Details of your graduation ceremony time, date and location will be confirmed in your invitation.

Semester 2

Thursday, 7 December

These are proposed ceremony dates and are subject to review and change. Details of your graduation ceremony time, date and location will be confirmed in your invitation.

Semester 2

Friday, 22 September

These are proposed ceremony dates and are subject to review and change. Details of your graduation ceremony time, date and location will be confirmed in your invitation.

Semester 2

Wednesday, 13 December

These are proposed ceremony dates and are subject to review and change. Details of your graduation ceremony time, date and location will be confirmed in your invitation.

Semester 2

Thursday, 7 December

2017 overseas ceremonies

Singapore Institute of Management, Sydney Nursing School

Friday, 15 September 2017

Shanghai graduation ceremony

Sunday, 12 November 2017

Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai
1388 Hua Mu Road, Pudong
Shanghai 201204
China

Eligibility and how to register 

Semester 1 graduates

If you're an international student and have graduated in Semester 1, 2017 (January to June), you were sent an email invitation on 2 June to attend the Shanghai ceremony. 

Semester 2 graduates

If you're an international student and expect to graduate in Semester 2, 2017 (July to October), you will receive two invitations; one to attend a ceremony in Sydney and one for the ceremony in Shanghai.

  1. We will email your Sydney ceremony invitation three to four weeks before the ceremony.
    You need to reply to this invitation to either confirm your attendance or decline the invitation and graduate in absentia.  
  2. We will email your Shanghai ceremony invitation in early September 2017.
    If you want to attend, you need to register your interest. Registration is open from the start of September until Sunday, 1 October.  

Academic dress hire or purchase

If you are attending a graduation ceremony in Shanghai, refer to our information on academic dress hire or purchase to arrange your academic dress. Make sure you place your order by 30 October.   

2017 ceremony live streams

You can view a graduation ceremony as it happens by selecting from the sessions below. If your session is not listed, it will be available closer to the ceremony date.

All times will be given in local time.

Date Time      
Thursday, 7 December 9.30am 11.30am 2pm 4pm
Friday, 8 December 9.30am 11.30am 2pm  
Wednesday, 13 December     2pm 4pm

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