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

Graduates invited to attend this graduation series will find their invitation in their student email account.

Date

Time

Faculty

Monday 22 August

10:30 AM

Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences

 

2:30 PM

Faculty of Science and Engineering & Macquarie Business School

Tuesday 23 August

10:30 AM

Macquarie Business School

 

2:30 PM

Faculty of Arts

Wednesday 24 August

10:30 AM

Faculty of Arts

 

2:30 PM

Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences & Macquarie Business School

 

5:30 PM

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Thursday 25 August

10:30 AM

Faculty of Arts

 

2:30 PM

Faculty of Arts

 

5:30 PM

Macquarie Business School

Friday 26 August

10:30 AM

Macquarie Business School

 

2:30 PM

Faculty of Arts

 

5:30 PM

Macquarie Business School

Future graduation sessions

We are inviting graduates from 2021 onwards in chronological order of your conferral date. Once a schedule is confirmed for your graduation session, we will send an invitation to your student email account. This will generally be four to six weeks before your ceremony.

SeriesTentative datesFaculty
August22 - 26 AugustAll Faculties
October4 - 14 OctoberAll Faculties
December12 -16 DecemberAll Faculties

Graduation fees and payments

Graduation Fee

The Graduation Fee of $249 includes the following*:

  • Your seating ticket and 2 guest tickets
  • 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
  • An official Macquarie University graduation program for your ceremony
  • Refreshments served to you and your 2 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

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

*Items subject to change

Cancellations for the August 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 1 August 2022. To cancel, please contact us through an AskMQ enquiry.

Outstanding debts

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.

Change of name

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.

Deferral of ceremony

You may defer your graduation 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 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.

Graduating with a certificate

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.