The award of your degree is celebrated at traditional graduation ceremonies.

Autumn Graduation - May 2016

The next opportunity to graduate either in person or in absentia will be through the Autumn Graduation in May 2016.

How to apply?
If you have met the requirements of your degree or diploma qualification and if your faculty have declared you eligible to graduate, the application form will be available in your Student Services Online account up until the closing date.

Applications opened on Tuesday 8 December 2015.
Applications will close on Monday 7 March 2016.

If you become eligible to graduate during this period, you will receive an email notifying you that you may apply to graduate via the form in your Student Services Online account.

Autumn 2016 Graduation Schedule
Please see above for the Autumn Graduation 2016 ceremony schedule.

What to wear to graduation
See an outline of the appropriate academic dress, and read suggestions on what to wear with your regalia.

e-book cover link

Information for Graduands e-book
Feel free to have a look at our e-book from Spring 2015 to get an idea of what Autumn Graduation 2016 will be like.

The Autumn Graduation 2016 e-book will be published here and on Facebook around 3 weeks before the ceremonies.

It will also be sent out as part of the electronic graduation pack to all those who have successfully applied to graduate.

Tai Tokerau graduation (Northland)

Tai Tokerau graduation (Northland)
A special graduation ceremony is held each year in Whangarei.

Previous graduation ceremonies

Graduation videos
Watch videos of the graduation ceremonies.

Graduation photo galleries
See photos from the graduation ceremonies.

Graduation merchandise
Bears, rings, frames, capping photos and DVDs.

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Search for past graduates of the University of Auckland

Graduate database
You can use the graduate database to confirm the graduation of students at The University of Auckland from February 1996 to the most recent graduation.

University of New Zealand Graduates 1883 - 1961
You can use the library to research the graduation of students from the University of New Zealand between 1883 and 1961.