Other celebrations

Other celebrations occur in graduation week, hosted by individual university groups. Your faculty, school or unit may be hosting an event.

These events are in addition to the official graduation ceremonies. Dates for December 2020 graduation celebrations will be added as they become available.

Doctorate celebration

The Vice-Provost (Research) will host a celebration for all doctorate graduates

Monday 7 December 5.30 pm

The Hub, Kelburn Campus

Email rsvp@vuw.ac.nz for more information.

Pasifika graduation celebration

A celebration for Pasifika graduates, their families and community. The event celebrates their success, as well as Pasifika cultures and identities and includes Pasifika cultural items.

Friday 11 December, 6 pm

The Hub, Kelburn Campus

Email pasifika@vuw.ac.nz for more information.

MPI graduates morning tea

Tuesday 8 December, 9.30–11.80 am, Salmond Room, Old Government Buildings


Faculty of Law graduates morning tea

Wednesday 9 December, 10.00–11.00 am, Common Room, Old Government Buildings


Law graduates group photo

Wednesday 9 December, 11.00–11.30 am

This photo, which includes all law graduates, is taken on the front steps of Old Government Buildings (or GBLT1 if wet weather)

School of Government graduates morning tea

Tuesday 8 December, 10.15–11.15 am, room RHMZ03, Mezzanine, Rutherford House

School of Psychology

This is a celebration to honour the achievements of students within the School of Psychology.

Wednesday 9 December, 2.00 pm, EA527 Easterfield building

This is a closed event for invited graduates and their guests.