After you complete a course, graduation is not automatic. You need to apply and your managing faculty has to confirm that you are qualified to graduate.
If you are in your final semester of study, after the exam period, your faculty will consider:
Once all your course requirements are complete, your faculty will update the student records system to show you have qualified for your degree.
Guidelines gives details for domestic, international, Open Universities Australia (OUA), past students and summer unit students.
After you apply to graduate, we use the student records system to check that you have qualified to graduate.
If you are qualified to graduate, we will process your application and assign you a graduation date (and ceremony).
If you are not qualified to graduate, we will advise you. You should then direct all enquiries to your faculty or teaching department
If the faculty does not qualify you to graduate before your allocated ceremony, your application to graduate will be postponed to the next faculty ceremony.
Summer unit students are generally not able to graduate in first semester
If you don't complete a degree you may be eligible to accept a lesser award eg. diploma, graduate certificate.
Once you have completed your course requirements, you can apply to graduate anytime.
You can access the system to apply, track progress or make changes online. You need to provide your name, student ID and date of birth.
To graduate at the earliest possible date, domestic coursework students must apply in their last year.