RMIT graduation ceremonies

Find out about RMIT graduation ceremonies in Australia and around the world.

Apply to graduate

To graduate at a ceremony, you must first apply to graduate in Enrolment Online. When you apply, you'll be asked to select the ceremony you want to attend. If you don't want to graduate at a ceremony, you can apply to graduate in absentia instead.

These options can affect when you'll get your Statement of Academic Completion and other academic statements.

To find out about your eligibility to graduate, how to apply, and what it means to graduate at a ceremony or in absentia, go to the apply to graduate page.

RMIT graduation ceremonies

RMIT hosts ceremonies for graduates in Australia, at key partner institutes outside Australia, and at our Vietnam campuses. Select a ceremony below to find out who is eligible to attend, application deadlines and ceremony dates and locations.

2024 SUIBE Graduation Ceremony


Thursday 20 June 2024

Who can attend? All SUIBE-enrolled students

5th floor, Information Building, Songjiang Campus, SUIBE

No. 1900, Wenxiang Road, Songjiang, Shanghai, China


Singapore Institute of Management (SIM) Graduation Ceremonies

Date Wednesday 28 August - Friday 30 August 2024
Who can attend? All SIM-enrolled students  
Location Singapore

Kaplan Graduation Ceremony

Date Friday 11 October 2024
Who can attend? All Kaplan-enrolled students 
Location Sheraton Towers, Singapore
Contact Submit an enquiry to Student Connect

Hong Kong Graduation Ceremony

2024 in absentia Hong Kong graduates will also be invited to attend the Melbourne 2024 ceremony. Please check your personal email address for updates closer to the time.

Date & time

Sunday 13 October 2024

There will be two sessions:

  • Session 1 - HKAS: 8.30 am
  • Session 2 - VTC Shape: 11 am
Who can attend? Students in Hong Kong enrolled at VTC Shape and HKAS
Location Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel
Contact Submit an enquiry to Student Connect

Melbourne Graduation Ceremony (HE and VE students)


Wednesday 18 December 2024 at 3pm
Apply by Apply and confirm attendance by 25 October 2024. 
Who can attend?
  • Current students who complete their program in Semester 2 2024.

Important note: RMIT Online students will need to check their eligiblity with their relevant school. For students due to complete in October 2024, your eligibility will not be confirmed until mid-November. We strongly recommend you don't book any travel plans until then. 

Ceremony fee

Students who complete their program in Semester 2 2024

$250 which includes:

  • hard copy testamur
  • guest tickets (4 guaranteed)
  • academic dress loan (hats can be kept as a memento).

In absentia graduates from 2023 and 2024 

$195 which includes:

  • guest tickets (4 guaranteed)
  • academic dress loan (hats can be kept as a memento).

The fee is discounted because in absentia graduates don't receive a hard copy testamur at the ceremony.

Venue Marvel Stadium, Docklands

Vietnam Graduation Ceremonies

Date and time April 2025 (Dates TBC)
How to apply 

The RMIT Graduation Vietnam team will send an invitation to your personal email address closer to the ceremony date.

More information about the Vietnam Ceremony is available on the RMIT Vietnam Graduation website.

Who can attend All bachelor degree and higher students studying in Vietnam and higher education students studying in Melbourne who have family and friends in Vietnam.

Melbourne Doctoral Degrees Graduation Ceremony

Group of doctoral graduates on stage

2025 ceremony details

Time and date: TBC

Venue: Storey Hall, 336/348 Swanston Street, RMIT City campus

Eligible attendees: 2025 completed doctoral students and in absentia doctoral graduates. 

Photography and recording at RMIT events

When you attend RMIT official events or activities you may be photographed or recorded. By attending the event, you agree to RMIT's Terms. To opt out of having your photography and recordings used by RMIT, email

Need help?

Contact the Graduation team via Student Connect.

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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.