Graduation timeline

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

Preparation deadlines—May ceremonies

There are several key dates in the period before graduation that you will need to put in your calendar.

1 March

  • Final day to apply for graduation at all November–December ceremonies.
  • Deadline for doctorate graduands to submit your abstract.
  • Order your academic dress through Grad Gear.

7 March

  • By the end of this week the Graduation Office will send you an email to advise you of your ceremony allocation

13 March

4 April

  • By the end of this week the Graduation Office will send you an individual link to order your guest tickets

13 April

  • Last day to submit your thesis to the Library (Master's by thesis and doctorate advance graduands).

20 April

  • Last day to withdraw from the ceremony
  • Last day to order guest tickets

13 May

  • First day academic dress and guest tickets available for pick up at Murphy Building, Kelburn Campus–check your academic dress receipt for collection times for your ceremony.

16–20 May

  • All ceremonies will take place during this week.