Graduations

Whether you're finishing your studies or showing your support from the crowd, here's everything you need to know about graduating at Deakin – from getting to the ceremony to what you need to do before the big day.

Ceremony videos

Past ceremonies are available to watch or you can purchase the video of a past ceremony.

Graduation ceremony videos

Graduation day at Deakin

Follow the action of a Graduation Ceremony at Deakin University. You’ll see our Graduands arrive for their ceremony and follow them as they register and are robed in gowns and trenchers.

Graduation dates

Trimester of Completion Ceremony DateVenue Registration
Trimester 3 2020
Attendance Cancelled - students graduated in absentia.
22 June 2021      N/A All students deemed eligible by Friday, 30 April
Trimester 1 2021
Attendance Cancelled - students graduated in absentia.

5 - 8 Oct 2021

  N/A

All students deemed eligible by Friday, 13 August

Trimester 2 2021
Attendance Cancelled - students graduated in absentia.

7 - 8 Dec 2021

  N/A

All students deemed eligible by Friday, 12 November

Semester 2 2021 (School of Medicine)
Attendance Cancelled - students graduated in absentia.

7 - 8 Dec 2021

     N/A

All students deemed eligible by Friday, 12 November

* Warrnambool graduates only
** Burwood, Geelong and Cloud graduates

Please note:

    • Due to the current restrictions around COVID-19, attendance at the June, October and December 2021 rounds of graduations have been cancelled with all eligible students to be graduated in absentia.
    • There is no requirement to register for the June graduations as all students deemed eligible by Friday, 30 April 2021 will be graduated in absentia and have their testamur mailed to their postal address. Information will be emailed to student's in early March for June.
    • All students who graduate between June 2021 and December 2021 will be given the opportunity to attend a ‘Grads on the Green’ event in late 2021.
    • Students who have graduated between June 2020 and February 2021 will receive information by email regarding attending a ‘Grads on the Green’ event in April 2021.

Graduation time-lapse

Take a front row seat and watch as a whole graduation ceremony is undertaken, from setup to pack-down, in under two minutes.

Gradsearch

GradSearch is an online qualification verification tool that provides Deakin graduates, and potential employers of Deakin graduates, the ability to verify Deakin qualifications online.

GradSearch doesn't provide a full transcript of results.

To search for a graduate, you'll need two search items:

  • Surname
  • Date of birth
  • Student ID.

Contact us

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Phone

  • Monday to Thursday : 8:30am to 7pm
  • Friday : 8:30am to 6pm
  • Saturday : 10 am to 2 pm

Melbourne Burwood
+61 3 9244 6333

Geelong Waterfront
+61 3 5227 2333

Warrnambool
+61 3 5563 3333