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Graduation ceremony schedules

Dates and times of ceremonies may be subject to change without notice and this document will be updated with any amendments as soon as possible. The University, its agents and employees are not liable for any loss or damage arising directly or indirectly from the possession, publication, use of or reliance on information obtained from this document. It is provided in good faith without express or implied warranty. Graduates are advised to complete Graduation Registration for ceremony attendance as soon as possible after being conferred. Please note that you cannot complete the Graduation Registration until you have been conferred with your degree.

2017 Confer Dates:

  • Term 3 2016– 20 March;
  • Term 1 2017 – 24 July; and
  • Term 2 2017 – 20 November.

Please be aware of the conferral dates as above and ensure you register for the graduation ceremony of your choosing prior to the registration closure date.

For more information regarding the conferral of your degree, please email the Student Course and Careers spc@cqu.edu.au. The University reserves the right to close registrations for specific ceremonies when venue capacity is reached.

Graduation ceremonies
DateCeremonyVenue Registrations Close
Thursday 30 March 2017 Gladstone
Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre
Midnight 22 March 2017
Thursday 4 May 2017 Mackay
Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre
Midnight 12 April 2017
Wednesday 12 July 2017 Perth
Perth Convention Centre
Midnight 20 June 2017
Wednesday 9 August 2017
Townsville
Rydges South Bank Townsville
Midnight 26 July 2017
Thursday 10 August 2017 Cairns Cairns Convention Centre Midnight 26 July 2017
Thursday 24 August 2017 Rockhampton CQUniversity Community Sports Centre, Rockhampton North Campus Midnight 2 August 2017
Tuesday 12 September 2017 Sydney Sydney International Convention Centre Midnight 22 August 2017
Tuesday 26 September 2017 Bundaberg Moncrieff Theatre and Civic Centre Midnight 5 September 2017
Thursday 28 September 2017 Noosa Maroochy RSL Midnight 7 September 2017
Tuesday 5 December 2017 Rockhampton CQUniversity Community Sports Centre, Rockhampton North Campus Midnight 24 November 2017
Monday 11 December 2017 Melbourne Crown Melbourne Midnight 24 November 2017
Wednesday 13 December 2017 Sydney Sydney International Convention Centre Midnight 24 November 2017
Friday 15 December 2017 Brisbane Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre Midnight 24 November 2017


You will be advised of the time of your graduation ceremony upon registration closure for that particular ceremony.