Graduation timeline

Find dates for upcoming graduation, as well as important deadlines for students preparing to attend.

December schedule

These times may differ to previous years due to the cancellation of previous ceremonies.

Tuesday 8 December

Street parade, 12.30 pm

Law School, Old Government Building to Te Ngākau Civic Square.

Parade for graduates of Wellington School of Business and Government, and faculties of Architecture and Design Innovation, Health and Law.

Ceremony 1 at Michael Fowler Centre, 2 pm

Wellington School of Business and Government

Ceremony for graduates from Accounting and Commercial Law, Economics and Finance, and Information Management.

Ceremony 2 at Michael Fowler Centre, 6.30 pm

Wellington School of Business and Government

Ceremony for graduates from Government, Marketing and International Business, and Management.

Wednesday 9 December

Ceremony 3 at Michael Fowler Centre, 9.30 am

Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation, Wellington Faculty of Health

Ceremony 4 at Michael Fowler Centre, 2 pm

Faculty of Law, Wellington Faculty of Engineering including Science qualifications with an engineering major

Ceremony 5 at Michael Fowler Centre, 6.30 pm

Wellington Faculty of Science

Thursday 10 December

Street parade, 12.30 pm

Law School, Old Government Building to Te Ngākau Civic Square

Parade for graduates of the faculties of Engineering, Science, Humanities and Social Sciences and Education

Ceremony 6 at Michael Fowler Centre, 2 pm

Wellington Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Ceremony for graduates from New Zealand School of Music—Te Kōkῑ; School of English, Film, Theatre, Media Studies and Art History; School of Languages and Cultures; School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies; and School of Social and Cultural Studies.

Ceremony 7 at Michael Fowler Centre, 6.30 pm

Wellington Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Wellington Faculty of Education

Ceremony for graduates from Education, Humanities qualifications with an education and or psychology major; International Institute of Modern Letters; School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations; and Stout Research Centre.

Friday 11 December

Ceremony 8 at Te Herenga Waka Marae, 9 am

For graduates from Architecture and Design Innovation, Business and Government, Education, Engineering, Health, Law, and Science.

Ceremony 9 at Te Herenga Waka Marae, 1.30 pm

For graduates from Humanities and Social Sciences.

Ceremony programmes