Congratulations, you made it! You've worked hard toward completing your qualification, and now it's time to celebrate.
Here’s some information you will need to know about your graduation and the ceremony including eligibility requirements so that you can mark this wonderful milestone with your classmates.
Due to Victoria’s COVID19 restrictions we are postponing the August Graduation Ceremonies to March 2022. The new dates are as follows:
- 8 March 2022, 5pm - Faculty of Higher Education
- 9 March 2022, 5pm - Centre for Tourism and Hospitality
- 10 March 2022, 5pm - Centre for Food Trades and Culinary Arts
More information regarding the March 2022 Graduation Ceremony will be announced as soon as possible.
Register to graduate
Graduation ceremonies are open to all students who are eligible to graduate.
Check your eligibility to graduate; you will be eligible if;
- You will complete your studies by the end of Semester 2 2021;
- You are not re-enrolling to complete further studies at William Angliss Institute in 2022/23;
- You have not previously graduated, and
- You have paid all outstanding fees
Your Student Management Centre will assess your eligibility to graduate once the semester has ended. It is your responsibility to follow up any incomplete or unmarked units with your teachers.
2. Check your details are correct and up-to-date
3. Check your email for an Official Invitation
You will receive an Official Invitation and further information via email once the semester has finished and you have been identified as eligible to attend graduation. Your Official Invitation will include information regarding registration and attending the award ceremony.
If you have not received any correspondence from the Institute one (1) month prior to the ceremony, please contact us.
4. Register to attend graduation
You need to register to attend your ceremony, you do not automatically get added when receiving your invitation. You can choose to:
- Attend your ceremony;
- Defer graduation and attend the next graduation ceremony in August 2022, or
- Graduate in absentia (you will not be invited to attend any future ceremonies)
If you register to attend the upcoming ceremony, you will need to complete registration and submit a personal statement. You must also be able to send in a photo of yourself that meets standard requirements.
A note on receiving your certificate
For students completing a Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma, certificates will be mailed out within 30 days of your teaching department signing off on course completion. If you do not receive your certificate within this time, please contact your department to check you have completed all units and ensure you have updated your mailing address through eStudent.
If you choose to attend your graduation ceremony, you will reissued a copy of your certificate for ceremonial purposes.
Higher Education Students
Higher Education (Bachelor/Masters) testamurs are issued at the time of the scheduled graduation ceremony. If you choose to attend your ceremony, your testamur and official academic results will be received at the ceremony.
If you have chosen to graduate in absentia, you will receive your testamur and results in the mail once the ceremony has occured. Please ensure your mailing address has been updated in eStudent.
If you are deferring your ceremony, your certificates will be withheld until the next ceremony.
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