Graduation

Congratulations! Graduation marks a significant milestone in your life and your academic achievements will be celebrated at the next ICMS and Aspire Institute Graduation Ceremony.

ICMS and Aspire Institute graduates will join more than 7,100 of their predecessors who have found career success working in Australia and around the world. We welcome our graduating students to our alumni community and wish you all every success.

The 2017 ICMS Graduation Ceremonies will be held on Friday 7July and Friday 20 October 2017.

Registrations are open for our graduation ceremony in October.

Invitations to register for graduation will be emailed to eligible students on the following dates depending on when they have completed their studies.

Months of completed studies Invites emailed to eligible graduands   
December 2016 (undergraduate and postgraduate) 1 May 2017
May 2017 (undergraduate) 30 May 2017
June 20167(postgraduate) 7 August 2017
August 2017 (undergraduate) 11 September 2017

Registration is now open. Please send enquires to [email protected]

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GRADUATION CHECKLIST 

Step 1 -  Check your details

Check that your name as printed on your emailed invitation is correct, as this is what will be printed on all graduation items.

IMPORTANT: If your name is incorrect or includes English nicknames, you must email the Graduation Committee by 6th October (for the October ceremony) with your student number and correct spelling. Failure to email through changes by the relevant date may mean your name is announced and printed incorrectly and may include English nicknames that have been recorded in Avantis. Graduands will have to pay for corrections made after the deadline.

Step 2 - Register your attendance

Registration to attend graduation closes on  6th October (for the October ceremony)If you are unable to attend, register to graduate in absentia and your testamur will be posted to you mid November.

Step 3 - Book your academic dress

Book your academic dress through the ICMS store by 6th October (for the October ceremony)Check the size chart and take your measurements before ordering as caps and gowns do fit small. The sizes that you book are what you will receive on the day, we will not have extra stock.

Academic dress must be booked ahead; payments will not be received on the day. 

IMPORTANT: All academic dress must be returned 45 minutes after the ceremony. Late returns, damaged gowns, trencher or colors will incur a fee – please read policies on the ICMS store website.

Step 4 - What next?

Graduation updates will be emailed and the graduation webpage will be updated up until graduation date to provide additional information, important deadlines and information for the day.

The best way to get in touch with the Graduation Team is via email

IMPORTANT DATES

  Registrations Opens (October Ceremony)
6th October Close of Registrations (October Ceremony)
6th October
  • Last day to book academic dress
  • Last day to make name corrections

Ceremony Times

  Course Registration Graduating Briefing Ceremony Live Stream
October Ceremony •Foundation
•Undergraduate
•Postgraduate
12:00 - 1:00pm 1:00pm 1:30pm Click Here

Please ensure you arrive on time for registration and are seated in the chapel for the briefing.

Graduands will attend the ceremony for their school/ specialisation. Those graduands receiving double degrees will be contacted by the graduation committee in regards to the ceremony they will attend. 

Details for the October ceremony including important dates and ceremony times will be confirmed at later stage. 

Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT IF I CAN’T ATTEND THE GRADUATION CEREMONY?

If you are not able to attend the graduation ceremony register to graduate in 'absentia' and your testamur will be posted to you approximately 2 weeks after the ceremony, or you can request to defer your ceremony and we will keep your testamur for the next years graduation ceremony. Please note that you must request to attend a future ceremony or you will be graduated in absentia and no longer be eligible to attend a ceremony at a later date.  

IS THERE A GRADUATION FEE?

The only fee graduands are required to pay is for academic dress hire. 

HOW MANY GUESTS CAN I BRING TO MY GRADUATION CEREMONY?

You may bring a maximum of two (2) guests. Tickets are handed out at registration on the day.  If you are hoping to bring more than 2 guests you must email this request to the graduation team. 

HOW CAN I CHANGE MY NAME BEFORE GRADUATION?

The name used for graduation is what is recorded in Avantis under Degree. If you have used a different name while studying or the order of your names are incorrect, email the graduation team no later than the 15 October 2017. 

HOW LONG IS THE GRADUATION CEREMONY?

Ceremonies take approximately 1.5 hours followed by a 1 hour reception for graduates and family.

IS CAR PARKING AVAILABLE?

Yes. Free parking is available on the day. Please note that parking is limited on campus and will fill quickly so we recommend public transport and carpooling.

I’VE ALMOST COMPLETED MY STUDIES. CAN I ATTEND THIS CEREMONY?

Only those students who have successfully completed all their subjects in their program are eligible to attend graduation.