September 2014 Graduation Ceremonies

The September graduation ceremonies will be held at the Adelaide Town Hall on Friday, 26 September 2014.

The morning ceremony will begin at 10am and will include the Faculty of Education, Humanities and Law and the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

The afternoon ceremony will begin at 3pm and will include the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences and the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.


Applications for the September 2014 Graduation ceremonies are now open.

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To be eligible to graduate at the next graduation ceremonies in September 2014, you must be:

  • a domestic or international student who has completed all the requirements of your course in Semester 1 2014 or earlier.

Applying to Graduate

There are several steps you need to follow to ensure you can graduate:

Step 1 - Check eligibility: Please refer to the above criteria to ensure you are eligible to graduate. Eligible students will automatically receive graduation information in August 2014, provided that;

  • Your postal address is current and correct in the Student Information System AND
  • Your Faculty Office have completed you/deemed you as 'potentially complete' in the Student System.

If you are unsure whether you have completed the requirements of your award, please contact your Faculty Office.

Step 2 - Online application: Submit an online application form by the closing date, Wednesday 27 August 2014.

Step 3 - Payment: Pay for your academic dress hire before the due date, 22 September 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 4 - 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 5- Check your confirmation letter: Eligible graduands will receive a confirmation letter in September, please ensure you read this carefully. If you have not received one by 17 September, please contact the Graduation Office immediately to confirm your participation in the September ceremonies.

Step 6 - 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. Guest tickets will be available to collect along with your academic dress the week of the ceremony. Information on collection dates and times will be available mid August.

Academic dress hire payment is due Friday 22 September 2014.


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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