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Graduation day

Please familiarise yourself with the below schedule - it is really important that you are not late to your graduation ceremony.

On the day

  1. Arrive 90 minutes before your ceremony starts
  2. Register as soon as you arrive
  3. Collect your academic dress
Professional photography 

Professional photography services from Reed Graduation are available before and after the ceremony. You can have photos taken with your friends and family and perhaps even some of your favourite lecturers and tutors.

Tell your family and friends

Visit Student Central for more graduation information.

What to wear

Graduation is a formal occasion so we encourage you to dress accordingly. Don't think your outfit won't be seen - your graduation robe will be open at the front, so what you wear underneath will be noticed. The dress code is business attire which means you should dress as though you were going to a job interview. Here are our tips: 

Award colours

For the purposes of academic dress the award colours are:


Violet - Sciences, Environmental and Related Studies


Academic Green - Business, Information Technology and Commerce


Spectrum Orange - Engineering and Related Technologies


White - Health, Nursing and Sport sciences


New Gold - Education


Royal Blue - Law, Criminology, Creative industries, Design, Communication and Social sciences

Personal information is collected and managed by the University in accord with the Information Privacy Act 2009, and associated legislative requirements. Information may be disclosed to third party service providers for particular operational purposes, whom are bound by the University’s privacy and security requirements. Photography and videography will be ongoing during graduation. All visitors may be included in photography and videography, with the intention of using this imagery ongoing for promotional and media purposes, both in Australia and internationally. If you do not consent to your image being captured, please email