UNSW Canberra Graduation - 7 December 2022

Important Information for December Graduation

Date and Location:

Date: Wednesday 7 December 2022

Location: Adams Auditorium, Building 111 at the Australian Defence Force Academy

Parking: Parking is free and carparks will be designated on the day

Campus Map

The ceremonies will also be livestreamed on the UNSW Canberra Facebook and YouTube pages.

 

Ceremony Times: 

Business, Humanities and Social Sciences and CTMC 

Graduand Registration: 0945-1030 in Adams Auditorium, Mezzanine level, marked Building 111 on the ADFA map

Ceremony: 1100

Graduands to be seated no later than 1030.  Graduands who are not seated by the above times will be graduated in absentia and will not be permitted to participate in the ceremony. 

Graduands must wear Academic Dress to participate in the ceremony

 

Engineering, Science and Technology 

Graduand Registration: 1345-1430 in Adams Auditorium, Mezzanine level, marked Building 111 on the ADFA map

Ceremony: 1500

Graduands to be seated no later than 1430.  Graduands who are not seated by the above times will be graduated in absentia and will not be permitted to       participate in the ceremony. 

Graduands must wear Academic Dress to participate in the ceremony

 

UNSW Canberra Graduation Ceremony Briefing

A UNSW Canberra Graduation Ceremony Briefing will be held in Adams Auditorium on Monday 5 December 2022 from 1600-1630. 

All Defence Undergraduate students are required to attend.  All other students are welcome to attend.

Graduation Ceremony Attendance - Opens 1 November 2022:

 I am attending

  1. Register as ATTENDING via MyUNSW from 1 to 18 November 2022Check name, address and degree specialisation are correct. 

 

      2. Book your Academic Dress (Regalia) hire, photography and 3 guest tickets through Scene to Believe from 1 November to 30 November 2022

 

I am not attending

  1. Register as NOT ATTENDING via MyUNSW. Check name, address and degree specialisation are correct.

Select how you would like to receive your graduation documents:

  • Not Attending – Mail:  your graduation documents will be sent to you after your scheduled ceremony date by either registered post within Australia, or by TNT courier outside Australia

 

  • Not Attending - Collect: your Testamur will be available for collect from the Student Administration Services office from Thursday, 8 December 2022

 

If you require evidence of your degree completion for work purposes, please email SAS@adfa.edu.au and a formal letter can be provided.

 

Outstanding fees

In order to graduate, it is a University requirement that all materials must be returned and all fines/fees must be settled. This includes any tuition fees, loans, library books, fines etc.

Students can check their accounts by contacting Student Administrative Services. Library accounts can be checked through the myLibrary login, located on the Academic Library webpage.

 

Academic Dress Hire/Pickup and Return 

 

  • To be picked up at the Cadets Mess (Reading Room), marked Building 4 on the ADFA map at the below times:

 

1630-1830 Monday 5 December 2022 - Undergraduate Students only

1000-1700 Tuesday 6 December 2022 - All Students

0900-1400 Wednesday 7 December 2022 - All Students

 

  • To be returned to the Cadets Mess by no later than 1700 on Wednesday 7 December 2022 or financial penalties will apply. 

 

It is recommended that graduands wear a tie or buttoned shirt as this secures the hood and prevents it from moving during the ceremony. Staff will be on hand to assist in pinning the hood if required.

Graduands are advised that there will be a requirement to walk up and down stairs in order to access the stage, therefore appropriate shoes are essential. 

 

Uniform requirements for defence funded military members (under Academic Dress)

Navy

S3

Army

1C

Air Force

SD1

 

Guest Tickets*

 

  • To be picked up at the Cadets Mess (Reading Room), marked Building 4 on the ADFA map at the below times:

 

1630-1830 Monday 5 December 2022 - Undergraduate Students only

1000-1700 Tuesday 6 December 2022 - All Students

0900-1400 Wednesday 7 December 2022 - All Students

 

*Due to the number of graduands and the capacity of the venue, each graduand will be entitled to a maximum of 3 guest tickets.  Requests for extra tickets cannot be accommodated. 

 

Mobility Assistance

Graduands or guests requiring special assistance in relation to accessibility and seating are advised to contact SAS@adfa.edu.au as soon as possible.

 

Photography Services

Cadets Mess (Memorial/Ante Rooms), marked Building 4 on the ADFA map 

0900-1700 Wednesday 7 December 2022

 

Important dates

 

Finalise liability for graduation/conferral Deadline

 

30 October 2022

Graduand Ceremony Attendance and details update deadline

1 - 18 November 2022

Book Academic Dress, Photography and Guest Tickets

 

1 - 30 November 2022

UNSW Canberra Graduation Ceremony Briefing 

 

5 December 2022  

UNSW Canberra Graduation Ceremony

 

7 December 2022

Mailing of testamurs

 

From 8 December 2022

ADFA Graduation Parade

 

8 December 2022

 

Contact Us

Student Administrative Services, UNSW Canberra

T: +61 2 5114 5000

E: sas@adfa.edu.au