Graduation

Graduation ceremonies are a unique and exciting experience that you should embrace as part of your study journey. It’s a wonderful way for your achievements to be recognised with your closes friends and family who have supported you along the way.

All students attending graduation will receive an award commemorating their achievements. These awards provided are only available to attendees who attend the graduation ceremonies. 

Ceremony Details

Queensland 2021

Who

Students who have completed a Cert III, Cert IV or Diploma qualification between 3 October 2019 and 30 October 2021.

When

Tuesday 23 November 2021.

The ceremony commences at 6:00pm and will conclude by 8pm.

Graduates need to arrive by 5:30pm to be seated and briefed on the proceedings for the night. Further details are provided in the email invitation.

Where

QPAC Concert Hall, Brisbane

Cost

Diploma graduates $20. All other graduates $10

Registrations close

Must register and pay before 5 November 2021

Western Australia 2021

Who

Students who have completed a Cert III, Cert IV or Diploma qualification between 3 October 2019 and 30 October 2021.

When

Thursday 25 November 2021.

The ceremony commences at 6:00pm and will conclude by 7:30pm.

Graduates need to arrive by 5:30pm to be seated and briefed on the proceedings for the night. Further details are provided in the email invitation.

Where

The Salvation Army, Rockingham

Registrations close

Must register and pay before 5 November 2021

Student tickets

Students who are eligible to attend graduation will be sent an email invitation approximately 2 months before graduation. If you have not received an invitation but believe you are eligible to attend please contact us before registrations close.

Students must register before registrations close by using the correct online form which will be sent in the email invitation. Students who register by any other means such as a phone call, contacting a trainer or sending an email will not be admitted.

No late registrations can be accepted as this time is needed to prepare the awards for the ceremony.

The process for purchasing guest tickets will vary depending on the ceremony. Please refer to guest ticketing on this page for more information. 

What to expect

This is an exciting and formal event to celebrate your achievements and to wish our graduates well as they pursue further study and career goals. Each attending graduate will receive a limited edition award to recognise their achievements. A professional photographer will also be there to capture your special moment and all photos will be available as a free download.

The limited edition awards presented on the night are only available to those who attend graduation.

What to wear

Diploma students

Diploma students will be robed in a black gown, hood and motarboard and donned with an Orange sash.

We recommend wearing smart casual attire and comfortable shoes. You may be required to walk up and down some stairs as part of being presented with your award.

The hire and cleaning cost of the gown is included in your graduation ceremony fee.

Students will collect their academic attire upon arrival at the venue and will return them at the conclusion of the ceremony.

Certificate III and IV students

Students who completed a Certificate level III or IV will be presented with their award in their own attire. The dress code for the night is smart casual. 

We recommend wearing smart casual attire and suitable shoes. You may be required to walk up a small flight of stairs as part of being presented with your award so please bear that in mind with your shoe selection.

Guest Tickets

The process and cost for guest tickets will vary depending on the location of the ceremony that you attend.

Queensland

Friends and family of students attending the graduation ceremony in Queensland can purchase their tickets directly through QPAC. Spaces are limited and early bird prices are available so we encourage you to book quickly.

Western Australia

Students attending the graduation ceremony in Western Australia will receive instructions on how guests can purchase tickets with their invitation.

FAQ

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How do we get access to the photos?
All photos taken on the night by our photographer will be made available online approximately 2 weeks after the event. Students will receive an email with a link to view and download any of the photos we have taken. There are no additional charges for access to these photos
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Are my tickets refundable?
All tickets purchased through Strategix are non-refundable except in the event that Strategix is required to cancel or postpone the event. In these circumstances the purchase price of all paid tickets would be refunded in full. Any tickets purchased through the venue ticketing system would be refunded in accordance with the venue's refund policy.
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What happens after we register for graduation?
You will receive an email with further information about Graduation which may include information such as best available parking, arrival times, schedules and tickets.