COVID-19 Graduations Update

Graduation activities and ceremonies scheduled for April-May and September 2020 have changed due to ongoing health restrictions associated with COVID-19.

While we can’t currently plan and invite eligible students to attend a graduation ceremony, we will keep you informed of the next opportunity to celebrate your graduation.

We will keep all eligible students updated via email - you may receive emails to both your student and personal email accounts. To stay informed about future celebrations for the Class of 2020, please ensure your details are up to date in StudentOnLine.

FAQs

Which ceremonies have been postponed?

  • Albury-Wodonga
  • Bendigo
  • Mildura
  • Melbourne (Bundoora) - May
  • Shepparton
  • Sydney
  • Melbourne (Bundoora) - September

We are currently working on plans to reschedule graduation ceremonies across all campuses.

Details of these arrangements will be communicated to you soon. So we can keep you informed of the next available opportunity to graduate, it is important that your details are up-to-date in StudentOnLine.

Please see FAQ below for more details on obtaining your Testamur (degree certificate).

How much notice will I get if the ceremonies are cancelled?

Around five to eight weeks before your ceremony, we will email you with more details about your graduation round and how you can access your graduation documents.

We will also keep you informed of upcoming graduation news and announcements so it is important that your details are up-to-date in StudentOnLine.

If my graduation is cancelled, when will the ceremonies be rescheduled?

We are continually monitoring the situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and following the guidelines of the Victorian Government.  Graduation celebrations will resume when it is deemed safe.

We are exploring all opportunities to celebrate your achievements at later dates.

We will contact you via email as soon as we have updated information and do so appreciate your understanding and support as we work through this together.

Testamurs (degree certificates)

2020 May (Melbourne) and regional campus ceremonies

Students who registered to attend the now-postponed April and May 2020 graduation ceremonies, or chose to graduate in absentia, have been issued a complimentary digital Testamur (degree certificate) which has been made available via My eQuals.

Unfortunately, we are unable to produce hard copy documents at this time. We will communicate with you once we are back on campus with more information about obtaining your Hard Copy.

2020 Sydney

Students who are eligible for the now-postponed Sydney 2020 graduation ceremony will be issued a complimentary digital Testamur (degree certificate) that will be made available via My eQuals in August-September.

2020 September (Melbourne)

Students who are eligible for the now-postponed September 2020 graduation ceremonies will be issued a complimentary digital Testamur (degree certificate) that will be made available via My eQuals in September-October.

Unfortunately, we are unable to produce hard copy documents at this time. We will communicate with you once we are back on campus with more information about obtaining your Hard Copy.

Please note, to be eligible to receive your digital documents, please ensure that all outstanding debts or fee sanctions are cleared with the university.

If you have no fees or outstanding debts, please keep an eye on your personal email address – as per your details in StudentOnLine – for instructions to access your digital Testamur via the secure platform, My eQuals.

International graduations

Click here for international graduation details