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Congratulations! Your graduation is an important milestone – a memorable day to celebrate your time at Macquarie and the completion of your course.
We look forward to inviting you to a graduation ceremony with your peers, family and friends to celebrate your wonderful achievements with Macquarie University.
Graduates invited to attend this graduation series will find their invitation in their student email account.
Graduates who do not attend their allocated graduation OR have not responded to the invitation will graduate in absentia. Your documents will be held by the Graduations Team until you nominate how you would like to receive your documents. If you graduate in absentia, you cannot attend a subsequent ceremony.
Monday 12 December 2022
Faculty of Arts 1
All departments and schools
Faculty of Science and Engineering 1
Tuesday 13 December 2022
Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences 1
All departments and schools
Macquarie Business School 1
We are inviting graduates from 2022 onwards in chronological order of your conferral date.
While we are still confirming the graduation ceremony schedule for 2023. Please refer to the below table to check which ceremony you will likely be invited to, based on your conferral date.
Please note that the below dates are subject to change, and your ceremony date is not confirmed until you receive an invitation. We strongly advise against booking any flights or accommodation until you receive your invitation. Once a schedule is confirmed for your graduation series, we will send an invitation to your student email account. This will approximately be six weeks before your ceremony series.
|Conferral date* - only a prediction, NOT a guarantee||Prospective ceremony month|
|2021 + 17 February 2022||4 - 14 October 2022|
|7 April 2022||12 - 16 December 2022|
|23 June 2022||12 - 16 December 2022|
|18 August 2022||March 2023|
|27 October 2022||May 2023|
|23 February 2023||May 2023|
|13 April 2023||October 2023|
|22 June 2023||October 2023|
|17 August 2023||October or December 2023|
|26 October 2023||December 2023|
*You will be invited if you HAVE NOT REQUESTED to receive your hard copy documents from the Graduations Team.
*Students who are indebted to the University will not be invited to a ceremony until such debt is cleared
The Graduation Fee of $249 includes the following*:
All these items will be given to you on the day of your ceremony.
*Items subject to change
Cancellations for the December 2022 Ceremonies: A full refund of the Graduation Fee will be issued if you decide to cancel your attendance and notify us in writing by 11:59pm on Friday 2 December 2022. To cancel, please contact us through an AskMQ enquiry.
Students who are indebted to the University will not be permitted to graduate until such debt is cleared. Graduation allocation is subject to all debts being cleared prior to the qualification cut-off date. We look forward to seeing you on our stage so please ensure you do not have any outstanding debts.
Please check eStudent to ensure your name is correct. You may be liable for a name change replacement fee if your name is incorrect after your graduation documents are printed.
Requests to change within a ceremony series, will not be accommodated.
You may defer your graduation once, for up to 12 months. Permission to defer your ceremony can only be requested after you receive your graduation invitation. Requests will be assessed based on compelling personal, professional, medical, cultural or academic reasons. Requests should be lodged through the Graduation Ceremony Deferral form via AskMQ before the closing date for RSVP indicated on your graduation invitation. Documentation supporting your request should be attached as applicable.
Requests to defer your ceremony after the closing date for RSVP of your current graduation allocation will not be approved.
Please see Not attending graduation for further information on what to include in your deferral application.
If you are graduating with a postgraduate or undergraduate certificate, study abroad diploma or certificate you will not be invited to attend a graduation ceremony. Your graduation documents will be mailed to you as soon as possible after the graduation series has concluded.
It is your responsibility to ensure your mailing details are kept current at all times. Ensure you check your preferred postal address on eStudent before completing your course.
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