Please accept our congratulations: if you are reading this, it is likely you have completed, or are about to complete, your course. To receive your award certificate from the University you must apply to graduate.
You can either receive your certificate at a Graduation Ceremony or apply to graduate in absentia and have your certificate mailed to you.
The University will take no action to process your award until you have submitted an Application for Conferral of Award Form by the appropriate closing date. Please do not wait for the release of your final results or thesis examination.
A calendar of Graduation Ceremonies and Senate Conferrals is available here.
You can choose to attend a graduation ceremony or have your award conferred in your absence.
If you expect to complete your course in late December and wish to attend a graduation ceremony, apply by the closing date to attend an Autumn (March) ceremony.
If you expect to complete your course in early July and wish to attend a graduation ceremony, apply by the closing date to attend a Spring (September) ceremony.
If you wish to graduate in absentia and receive your award certificate in the mail, lodge your Application for Conferral of Award Form by the closing date for one of the Senate Conferrals.
To receive your award certificate you must apply to graduate.
To be eligible to graduate you must have completed the requirements of your course.
A Graduation Ceremony is a formal event involving the presentation of degrees, diplomas and certificates, speeches by dignitaries and musical recitals.
All graduands must wear academic regalia to their ceremony. Academic dress may be hired or purchased from two companies.
The University’s official graduation photographers, framers and videographers are present at all graduation ceremonies.
In addition to your UWA award certificate, an Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement is issued to all UWA students upon graduation.
Our dignitary photo galleries provide an insight into recent graduation ceremonies.
Access your studentConnect and email account up to 12 months after you have graduated.
This searchable database of graduates from the University of Western Australia displays qualifications received by a student and the date of graduation or conferral.
Copyright: Photographs used on the Graduation web pages, including those supplied courtesy of GFP Studios, are subject to copyright.