Graduation Ceremony



All graduands will be sent an information letter with details about the arrangements for graduation.  If you expect to graduate and have not received an information letter please contact the Registrar of your Member Institution.

Academic Dress

To graduate you will be required to wear the appropriate regalia or academic dress.  This includes an academic gown, a trencher (cap) and a hood with the appropriate colours for your degree.

Gowns and Trenchers

Graduands are responsible to organise  to hire their own gown and trencher.  These are hired directly from University of Sydney Union and collected on Saturday morning and returned that afternoon by 1.30pm. Please follow the booking instructions provided on the University of Sydney Union website. Payments can be made online.


Hoods and stoles are to be hired and/or purchased through your home Member Institution.  Contact the Registrar at your institution to arrange this.


  • Purchase: Price for hoods will be $120.00 for undergraduate awards and $150.00 for postgraduate awards. Stoles for Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma will be $60.00. If these are purchased direct from the Office of the Dean by the Graduand there is a $10.00 postage and handling fee (within Australia).
  • Hire: Hire cost for all hoods and stoles hired through the Member Institution is $60.00. If these are hired direct from the Office of the Dean by the Graduand the charges are: Hire $65.00 Deposit $50.00 Postage and handling $10.00



14th April 2017 11.00am  Sydney University – Great Hall

All Graduands are responsible to organise  well in advance to hire their own gown, trencher, and hood/stole.  Please arrive early at the Great Hall of Sydney University on the day Graduation ceremony.

DVD  of Graduation Ceremony

  • A DVD of the 2017 Graduation Ceremony will be available for purchase from the SCD Office.
  • DVD – $29.00 + PP$10.00
  • DVD’s also available for past graduations, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016
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