Events: Graduation
Live Stream: Valedictory service
Live Stream: Graduation ceremony

List of Avondale College of Higher Education graduates eligible to march during the 2016 graduation ceremony as approved by the Academic Board.

Graduates 2016


Academic dress

Graduands 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).

Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement

Graduands will receive a Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement during the graduation ceremony.

Graduation ceremony

The Academic Office needs information from graduands by Friday, December 2, 2016 for the graduation ceremony. Graduands should also read about tickets, seating, photography, the processional, the presentation of awards and the recessional.

Food Services

Cafeteria: Hours

Friday, December 9
Breakfast, 8-9 am
Lunch, 12.30-1 pm
Dinner, 5.30-6 pm
Saturday, December 10
President’s Breakfast, 8-9 am*
Lunch, 12.30-1.30 pm
Dinner, 5.30-6 pm
Sunday, December 11
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 free but by ticket only. Graduands do not need to pre-book tickets but must collect tickets when collecting academic dress.

Meal tickets

Purchase meal tickets from the cafeteria. $7.50 (Breakfast); $12.50 (Lunch, Dinner)

Café: Hours

Sunday, December 11
7.30 am-1 pm

Financial clearance

Students must ensure they have financial clearance by Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 5 pm to graduate. Contact Student Finance.


Students must pay graduation fees by Friday, November 18, 2016. Pay fees online, at Student Finance or at Student Services. The fees for 2016 are:

Award Fee
PhDs/Master’s/Graduate Diplomas/Bachelor’s (except nursing)/Associate Degrees $135
Bachelor of Nursing $160
Diplomas $130
Certificates $130
Note: A breakdown of these fees is:
Hire of trencher $20
Hire of gown $45
Hire of hood (PhDs/Master’s/Graduate Diplomas/Bachelor’s/Associate Degrees) $20
Hire of stole (Diplomas/Certificates) $15
Official photograph $35
Class gift (all except Bachelor of Nursing) $15
Lamp (Bachelor of Nursing) $40