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Graduation Statements will be issued at the time of graduation.
Retrospective Graduation Statements will not be issued. Any award conferred prior to October 2010 will not be eligible to receive a Graduation Statement.
As with testamurs (award certificate) and transcripts (academic statement), a Graduation Statement is a secure document which cannot be issued electronically.
An academic transcript contains a full history of academic results for all courses you have been enrolled in at Deakin University. The current issuing of transcripts will not change and a free transcript will still be issued once you have been verified as having completed your course. Additional copies may be requested at any time for a small fee. The Graduation Statement contains specific information pertaining to an individual award and is available only upon conferral of that award.
All results recorded against the specified award will be presented on the Graduation Statement. This includes any failures or late withdrawals.
Deakin University does not currently provide a WAM or GPA to its students or graduates. As such, these details will not appear on the Graduation Statement.
Every effort is made to ensure that your Graduation Statement is accurate. However, if you find that there is an error on the statement, please contact the Graduations Office for assistance. You will be required to return your original before receiving an amended statement.
Graduates will receive a separate Graduation Statement for each award they receive. This means that graduates of a combined program leading to two eligible awards will receive two Graduation Statements.
Additional copies of a Graduation Statement will be available for purchase from the Graduations Office. Fees for additional or replacement Graduation Statements are as follows:
First Original - $40.00
Additional originals produced in the same run as the first - $10.00
Some prizes are awarded after graduation. If you received a University or Faculty prize in recognition of work undertaken as part of your award, you may request a free replacement of your Graduation Statement from the Graduations Office once the prize has been issued. You will be required to return your original before receiving an amended statement.
Basic details of internships will be included on the Graduation Statement. If the internship is a compulsory part of the course, this will be mentioned in your course description. If the internship is an enrolled unit for your course, the unit will be displayed as a part of your unit results. Locations of internships and duties undertaken will not be listed in the Graduation Statement.