COVID-19 update: June 2021

In compliance with NSW Government's stay-at-home orders for Greater Sydney, graduation ceremonies have been postponed.

It is understandably disappointing for our graduates and their families, but the safety of the community is our main priority. We remain hopeful the ceremonies can be rescheduled in the coming months when safe to do so.

Graduates who paid their July Graduation Attendance Fee and wish to request a refund have been contacted via student email with further details.

On campus graduation information and dates

Congratulations! Your graduation is an important milestone – a memorable day to celebrate your time at Macquarie and the completion of your course.

Students in graduation attire posing during an evening ceremony

We look forward to inviting you to a graduation ceremony with your peers, family and friends to celebrate your wonderful achievements with Macquarie University.

Graduation session dates and times

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Future graduation sessions

We will be inviting graduates from 2020 and 2021 onwards in chronological order of your conferral date. Once a schedule is confirmed, we will send an invitation to your student email account.

These dates have been removed as we are revising graduations for the remainder of 2021.

Graduation fees and payments

Graduation Fee

The Graduation Fee of $249 includes the following*:

  • Tickets to the ceremony for your two (2) guests
  • Your academic gown, hood and your graduation cap all for you to keep
  • A robing service to ensure your academic dress looks perfect on the day
  • Refreshments served to you and your guests after the ceremony
  • A soft-touch silicone wallet for mobile phones
  • 10% discount voucher for a Macquarie University hoodie, jumper or jacket at Macshop Online
  • An official Macquarie University graduation program for your ceremony

All these items will be given to you on the day of your ceremony.

*Items subject to change

Outstanding debts

Students who are indebted to the University shall 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. Ensure that you do not have any outstanding debts.

Change of name

Conferred graduates will need to pay for a replacement testamur for the reprinting of hard copy graduation documents and reissue of digital documents.
Visit our Graduation Documents page for more information.

Change of ceremony

Permission to change ceremonies within a series will only be granted for compelling personal, professional, or academic reasons. Requests should be sent from your student email or lodged through AskMQ before the closing date for RSVP indicated on your Graduation Invitation. Supporting documentation from a professional authority, employer, or educational institution should be attached as applicable.

Requests to change ceremonies after the closing date for RSVP of your current graduation allocation will not be approved.

Graduating with a certificate

If you are graduating with a postgraduate or undergraduate certificate, study abroad diploma or certificate you will not 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 postal address on eStudent before completing your course.