Academic dressGraduands must wear full academic dress (trencher, gown and hood or stole) appropriate to their course to the consecration service (Lake Macquarie campus), consecration service (Sydney campus), valedictory service and graduation ceremony and for discipline photographs (see graduation ceremony).
Graduation and Awards Conferral PolicyThe Graduation and Awards Conferral Policy states the eligibility for students to graduate from Avondale and the protocols for award conferral and attending the graduation ceremony.
Academic Documents PolicyThe Academic Documents Policy ensures the academic documents provided to current, graduating and former students are accurate, verifiable and secure, and that they meet the requirements of relevant Commonwealth and state governments, accreditation bodies and legislation.
Australian Higher Education Graduation StatementGraduands will receive a Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement during the graduation ceremony.
Graduation ceremonyThe Academic Office needs information from graduands by Friday, November 24, 2017 for the graduation ceremony. Graduands should also read about tickets, seating, photography, the processional, the presentation of awards and the recessional.
Cafeteria: HoursFriday, December 8
Breakfast, 8-9 am
Lunch, 12.30-1 pm
Dinner, 5.30-6 pm
Saturday, December 9
President’s Breakfast, 8-9 am*
Lunch, 12.30-1.30 pm
Dinner, 5.30-6 pm
Sunday, December 10
Breakfast, 7.30-8.30 am
BBQ lunch available for purchase on lawn next to College Hall after graduation ceremony
* Entry to President’s Breakfast is free but by ticket only. Graduands do not need to pre-book tickets but must collect tickets when collecting academic dress.
Meal ticketsPurchase meal tickets from the cafeteria. $7 (Breakfast); $12.50 (Lunch, Dinner)
Café: HoursSunday, December 10
7.30 am-1 pm
Financial clearanceStudents must ensure they have financial clearance by Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 5 pm to graduate. Contact Student Finance.
FeesStudents must pay graduation fees by Friday, November 17, 2017. Pay fees online, at Student Finance or at Student Services. The fees for 2017 are:
|PhDs/Master’s/Graduate Diplomas/Bachelor’s (except nursing)/Associate Degrees||$140|
|Bachelor of Nursing||$165|
|Note: A breakdown of these fees is:|
|Hire of trencher||$20|
|Hire of gown||$50|
|Hire of hood (PhDs/Master’s/Graduate Diplomas/Bachelor’s/Associate Degrees)||$20|
|Hire of stole (Diplomas/Certificates)||$15|
|Class gift (all except Bachelor of Nursing)||$15|
|Lamp (Bachelor of Nursing)||$40|