You can choose to graduate at a ceremony or in absentia.
If you apply to graduate at a ceremony, you'll get access to your Testamur or VE Qualification Statement at the time of the ceremony.
Important information about ceremonies and COVID-19: RMIT University may be required to change the date of a ceremony to comply with Victorian public health guidelines. We reserve the right to do so to ensure the safety of our community. If there is a change to your graduation date, we will let you know as soon as possible. Please don't book travel until you have received confirmation of your ceremony date and time.
2022 in absentia doctoral graduates will also be invited to attend this ceremony. Please check your personal email address for updates closer to the time.
|Friday 13 May 2022|
|Apply by||Active students: Thursday 31 March 2022
Alumni will be invited in April 2022
Who can attend?
|All doctoral students|
Storey Hall (Building 16), RMIT City Campus.
336/348 Swanston St, Melbourne
|Thursday 12 May 2022||3-6pm||
Academic dress and ticket collection
|Storey Hall (Building 16), Level 7|
|Friday 13 May 2022||1.45pm||Rehearsal in academic dress||Storey Hall (Building 16), Auditorium, Level 5|
|3-4pm (guests can enter the auditorium from 2.40pm)||Ceremony||Storey Hall (Building 16), Auditorium, Level 5|
|4-5pm||Post ceremony refreshments||Storey Hall (Building 16), Seminar Rooms 1 and 2, Level 7|
|4-5pm||Photography services||Storey Hall (Building 16), Level 7, Rooms 1 and 2|
|4-5pm||Academic dress return/drop-off||Storey Hall (Building 16), Level 5 foyer|
Alumni who have already graduated in absentia in 2022 will also be invited to attend this ceremony. Please check your personal email address for updates in September.
|Wednesday 14 December 2022|
Who can attend?
|All higher education and vocational education students|
2022 in absentia Hong Kong graduates will also be invited to attend the 2022 ceremony. Please check your personal email address for updates closer to the time.
Ho Chi Minh City - 4 April and 5 April 2022
Hanoi - 8 April 2022
|Apply by||The RMIT Graduation Vietnam team will send an invitation to your personal email address closer to the time. More information about the Vietnam Ceremony is available on the RMIT Vietnam Graduation website.|
|Who can attend?||All bachelor degree and above students studying in Vietnam and higher education students studying in Melbourne who have family and friends in Vietnam.|
2022 in absentia Kaplan graduates will also be invited to attend the 2022 ceremony. Please check your personal email address for updates closer to the time.
If you graduate in absentia, you'll confer (graduate) at the end of the month that your school confirms you have completed your program.
Within one week after you graduate, you'll automatically be given access to your digital Testamur or VE Qualification Statement via My eQuals and will be able to order your hardcopy of your Testamur or VE Qualification Statement to be sent to you by post. See Academic transcripts and statements for more information about accessing or ordering your academic statements.
If you don’t apply to graduate, you’ll automatically graduate in absentia at the end of the month that your School confirms you have completed your program (excluding SIM and SUIBE students).
Students who graduate in absentia in 2022 will also be invited to celebrate their achievements with their classmates, friends and family at a 2022 ceremony (excluding SIM and SUIBE ceremonies).
RMIT University acknowledges cultural and religious practices and will respect requests for non-contact protocols to be put in place for graduations, celebratory and ceremonial events.
Contact Student Connect.
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.