April 2014 Graduation Ceremonies

The April graduation ceremonies will be held on campus in the Graduation Hall (Alan Mitchell Sports Centre) from Monday 14 April - Thursday 17 April 2014.

  • Monday, 14 April - Faculty of Education, Humanities & Law
  • Tuesday, 15 April - Faculty of Social & Behavioural Sciences
  • Wednesday, 16 April - Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Thursday, 17 April - Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science and Faculty of Science and Engineering


Applications for the April 2014 Graduation ceremonies are now closed. Information on the September 2014 ceremonies will be updated by early May.


The Next Steps for attendees:

Step 1 - Payment: Pay for your academic dress hire before the due date, 4 April 2014. This can be paid by cheque, money order or credit card. Cheques and money orders are to be made payable to Flinders University and sent to the Cashier’s Office, GPO Box 2100 Adelaide  SA  5001. Credit card payments can be made online via iPay. You can also pay in person on campus at the Cashier's Office.

Students must also pay all debts to the University; these include debts to the library, as well as other fees. Your parchment, academic transcript and Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement will not be released to you until all outstanding debts have been finalised.

Step 2 - Check your graduation status online: Check your Graduation Status in the Student Information System. This will become active within 10 days after you apply to graduate. If your status shows as "Expected to Graduate", your eligibility to graduate is yet to be confirmed. A status of "Pass" indicates your degree is completed and you are approved for graduation. If your status indicates that you are “Expected to Graduate” but you believe it should read “Pass”, please contact your Faculty Office for advice.

Step 3- Check your confirmation letter: Eligible graduands will receive a confirmation letter in April, please ensure you read this carefully. If you have not received one by 9 April, please contact the Graduation Office immediately to confirm your participation in the April ceremonies.

Step 4 - Academic Dress and Tickets:
Academic dress may be hired from the University for the following cost: Gown $29.50, Hood $13.00, Mortar Board $7.50. Payments can be made online through the University's online payment service, iPay, or in person in the Cashier's Office, Flinders University.

Academic dress hire payment is due Friday 4 April 2014.


Collection of Academic Dress:

Academic dress must be collected from room N332 in Sturt North Wing at Flinders University (building 2 on the campus map, near car park 14) the day before your ceremony.

Returning of Academic Dress:

All academic dress must be returned to N330 at Sturt North Wing (near car park 14) by 7:00pm on the day of your ceremony.

The academic dress hire rooms will be open on the following dates and times:

  • Friday 11 April: 4:00pm - 7:00pm (collection for Monday 14 April ceremonies)
  • Saturday 12 April: 10:00am - 2:00pm (collection for Monday 14 April ceremonies)
  • Monday 14 April: 9:00am - 7:00pm (collection for Tuesday 15 April and returning Monday ceremonies)
  • Tuesday 15 April: 9:00am - 7:00pm (collection for Wednesday 16 April ceremonies and returning Tuesday ceremonies)
  • Wednesday 16 April: 9:00am - 7:00pm (collection for Thursday 17 April ceremonies and returning Wednesday ceremonies
  • Thursday 17 April: 9:00am - 7:00pm (returning Thursday ceremonies)

Step 5- Graduation Day Procedures: Confirm your attendance in the Registration Tent at Flinders University, at least one hour prior to the ceremony. For further information please refer to: On the Day.


Further Information

Please visit the Graduation FAQs page for a huge range of information and answers to your graduation queries.


Doctoral Graduands

Doctoral graduands are required to complete a form detailing their Thesis Title and Citation. 

The Citation should be no more than 150 words in length and should be forwarded to the relevant Research Higher Degree Officer in your faculty. Thesis Citation Template 2014 (DOCX 22KB)

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