Street parades

The street parade is a highlight of our graduation celebrations and all graduands and graduates are encouraged to take part.

A map showing the street parade route during graduation.

December parade information

The street parade for all graduands and graduates is on Thursday 13 December at 12pm.

The parade is for graduands and graduates only. While the southbound lane of the parade route will be closed, the northbound lane will remain open for traffic. The bus lane on Lambton Quay will be open to buses while the parade assembles and processes. For legal and safety reasons, family and friends must remain on the footpaths.

Assembly point

The parade will leave the Law School, Government Buildings, Lambton Quay at 12 noon. Please assemble at 11.45am behind your faculty sign, wearing your academic dress.

On arrival to Te Ngākau Civic Square there will be speeches to congratulate all graduands and graduates.

Cancellation procedures

The decision to cancel the parade will be made by 10.30am, based on the information available to us at that time.

If the parade is cancelled, notices will be placed on the Victoria University Facebook page and on our website from 10.30am on the morning of the parade.

You can also call the University on 0800 VICTORIA (0800 842 867).

Cancellation will be for the parade only—all ceremonies and receptions will proceed.