Graduation & Beyond

Information about graduating

Upcoming Graduation Ceremonies for 2018

30 - 31 October 2018 Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts, Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health and the Faculty of Social Sciences
12 -14 December 2018 Faculty of Business and Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
23 - 26 April 2019 Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts, Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health and the Faculty of Social Sciences

Ceremony allocation for October ceremonies will be available on this website on September 17.

Click on the Key Dates button for additional information for the above ceremonies.

Applications for December conferrals open on July 31

Students planning to finish their studies in November can apply to graduate from July 31. You must apply in order to receive your academic documents and you can choose whether or not to attend a graduation ceremony.

Students from the Faculties of Engineering and Information Sciences and Business graduation will be held from December 12-14, 2018. Students from the Faculties of Law, Humanities and the Arts; Science, Medicine and Health and Social Sciences graduation will be held from April 22-26, 2019.

Changing your attendance in SOLS

To avoid paying the Graduation fee if you are not attending your ceremony, you can change your status to "not attending" in SOLS. This must be done by 7 October 2018 (for October 2018 ceremonies). Here is how step by step.

1. Go into SOLS
2. Click on Graduation, then Graduation Application
3. Click on the box "Review"
4. Click on the box "Change Attendance"
5. In Part A, click on the box relevant to you (I wish to attend / or I do not wish to attend)
6. Click continue

Note: students are not able to change their ceremony to another time in the year, unless under exceptional circumstances (work, holidays etc are not considered exceptional circumstances).

Paying your graduation fee

The Graduation Fee of $160 will be applied on 12 October to students attending their ceremony in October. There are a number of ways to pay your grad fee: 

  • Log into SOLS, click on Fees, then Fee Statement, then click on the link for ePayment 

  • See the Fees website for a full list of options

Students have until 21 October 2018 to pay their graduation fee.

Can't log into SOLS?

Your official academic documents

Following the successful completion of your studies, graduating students will receive their official academic documents - testamur (certificate), transcript and Australian Higher Education Statement (AHEGS).

Click here for specific information about receiving your official academic documents, including dates on when you can expect to receive them.

Graduation ceremonies

Graduation is held four times a year: April, July, November and December. Faculties of Business and Engineering and Information Sciences are held in both July and December. Faculties of Law, Humanities and the Arts, Science, Medicine and Health and Social Sciences are held in April and November.  

Click here to find out what happens on the day of your ceremony.