Find information on graduation costs, tickets and guests.

Costs, tickets and guests

Graduation 2016

The cost of your Graduation Package is $155.00. This includes:

  • Academic dress hire
  • Seating for you and up to three guests* at the Graduation ceremony
  • Tickets for you and up to three guests* at the celebration Reception
  • One handshake photo

*PhD graduates receive up to six guest tickets in recognition of their achievement.

Additional guest tickets may be available at a cost of $15 including the Ceremony and the Reception. You can request additional tickets when completing the Graduate Registration Form.

Registration for the March/April graduation ceremonies has now closed.

If you cannot attend Graduation or if you would prefer to attend your Graduation in 2017, please email graduation@newcastle.edu.au.


Children and babies at ceremonies

Small children and babies at ceremonies must be cared for by a guest of the graduate and are not permitted to sit with the graduate during the ceremony. Children over two years will require their own ticket.

Prams and strollers must be left in the foyer during the graduation ceremony due to Occupational, Health and Safety regulations.


Guests with mobility difficulties, hearing or vision impairments

You can nominate if your guests have special needs when you register online. A special needs usher is available to help guests to their seats.