Graduation timeline

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

December graduation dates and times

Street parade
Old Government Building to Te Ngākau Civic Square 
Thursday 12 December, Noon

Ceremony 1
Michael Fowler Centre 
Wednesday 11 December, 1.30 pm

Ceremony 2
Michael Fowler Centre  
Wednesday 11 December, 6 pm

Ceremony 3
Michael Fowler Centre  
Thursday 12 December, 1.30 pm

Ceremony 4
Michael Fowler Centre  
Thursday 12 December, 6 pm

Ceremony 5
Te Herenga Waka Marae 
Friday 13 December, 9.30 am

Preparation deadlines

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

1 July

  • Academic dress orders are now open through Grad Gear.

1 October

  • Final day to apply for graduation at all December ceremonies.
  • Deadline for doctorate graduands to submit your abstract.

4 October

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

6 October

  • Order your academic dress from Grad Gear by this date to receive the early discount of 20% off your order.

14 November

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

22 November

  • Last day you can withdraw from your ceremony – this must be done in writing by emailing the Graduation Office
  • Last day to submit your documentation if you need to update your legal name.
  • Last day to order your guest tickets.

9 December

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