Each year more than 3,000 RMIT students and staff participate in the colourful parade in Melbourne's CBD as a celebration of students’ success.

Parade details

  • The parade starts promptly at 10am Wednesday 12 December.
  • Know what college you're in!
  • Gather in your college areas from 9.15 am
    • College of Business: Bowen Street, behind Storey Hall
    • College of Design and Social Context: University Way
    • College of Science Engineering and Health: Alumni Courtyard
  • Signs will direct you to your college’s area

Who can march?

Only graduating students can march in the parade. Friends and family are welcome to walk alongside the parade. Tickets are not required however we ask you to register when confirming ceremony attendance.

Please remember

  • Follow the instructions of Police and Traffic Marshals
  • Keep the parade moving—don’t stop for selfies as we have limited time
  • On reaching Federation Square, grab a snack and water and keep moving up into the main square
  • Flat shoes are your friends.

Register to march in the parade

  • If you are attending the Melbourne Graduation Ceremony you can register for the parade when you confirm your attendance at the ceremony.