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Graduation costs

Your graduation fee includes everything you need for graduation day, from regalia to refreshments.

Graduation costs

Your graduation fee covers:

  • two guest tickets (PhD students receive 4 guest tickets)
  • academic dress (regalia) hire
  • keepsake trencher
  • light refreshments (post-ceremony) for you and your guests.
Fees for 2024 graduation ceremonies
Graduation feeFebruary 2024 graduation round
Monday 23 October to Thursday 14 December 2023

June 2024 graduation round
Monday 26 February to Friday 26 April 2024

September 2024 graduation round
Monday 17 June to Monday 26 August 2024
Graduating in absentia  $0

Refunds for graduation fees

You can apply for a refund if you've already paid your graduation fee but are ineligible to graduate or can no longer make it to your ceremony.

The amount refunded will vary depending on how much notice you give us:

  • Three weeks' notice from commencement of ceremony round - full refund
  • 2-3 weeks' notice from commencement of ceremony round - $140 refund
  • Less than two weeks' notice from commencement of ceremony round - no refund
  • Students deemed ineligible and who have applied to attend and paid the graduation fee - full refund

Email your request to us

If you have your own academic dress (regalia)

Graduates may choose to purchase their own regalia through our preferred supplier Spear of Fame. Part of the graduation fee may be refunded if the graduations office are notified of purchase of regalia prior to the commencement of the ceremonies. Please see purchase academic regalia for pricing and further information.

Refund rates for own regalia (prices include GST):
Complete academic dress (gown and hood) $66
Gown $55
Trencher n/a
Hood $11  

To apply for your refund, simply attach proof of purchase of your academic dress in an email to the graduation office.

Guest tickets

Each graduate is allocated two guest tickets (PhD students receive 4 guest tickets) as part of their graduation fee. June graduates can register for their guest tickets and purchase an additional *two tickets (subject to availability) online with Reed Events from week commencing Monday 20 May 2024.

Additional purchased tickets are at a cost of $45 per ticket and are subject to availability.

Children who are 4 years or younger do not require a ticket, however they must sit on the lap of a guardian if the ceremony is sold out.

Please Note: Purchased tickets are non-refundable if less than three weeks’ notice from the commencement of the ceremony round is given by students who are unable to attend their graduation.

Contact us

If you have any questions about your graduation ceremony please email us.