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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.

2019 Confer Dates:

  • Term 3 2018 – 25 March;
  • Term 1 2019 – 29 July; and
  • Term 2 2019 – 25 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 Course Advice Team at spc@cqu.edu.au. The University reserves the right to close registrations for specific ceremonies when venue capacity is reached.

Graduation ceremonies 2019
DateCeremonyCeremony timeVenueRegistrations OpenRegistration Close
Thursday, 7 March 2019Emerald2 pmEmerald Calvary Christian ChurchJanuary 2019Midnight 10 February 2019
Tuesday, 2 April 2019Cairns2 pmCairns Convention CentreJanuary 2019Midnight 21 March 2019
Thursday, 4 April 2019Townsville2 pmThe VilleJanuary 2019Midnight 21 March 2019
Tuesday, 9 April 2019Noosa2 pmMaroochy RSLJanuary 2019Midnight 21 March 2019
Monday, 15 April 2019Bundaberg1.30 pmThe MultiplexJanuary 2019Midnight 25 March 2019
Tuesday, 30 April 2019Gladstone2 pmGladstone Entertainment CentreJanuary 2019Midnight 25 March 2019
Thursday, 9 May 2019Mackay2 pmMackay Entertainment and Convention CentreJanuary 2019Midnight 16 April 2019
Thursday, 30 May 2019Perth2 pmPerth Convention CentreJanuary 2019Midnight 16 April 2019
Tuesday, 13 August 2019Sydney2 pmThe StarJanuary 2019Midnight 2 August 2019
Thursday, 22 August 2019Rockhampton2 pmCQUniversity Community Sports Centre, Rockhampton Campus NorthJanuary 2019Midnight 2 August 2019
Friday, 6 December 2019Rockhampton

10 am*
Graduates from the School of Business and Law, School of Education and the Arts and School of Engineering and Technology

CQUniversity Community Sports Centre, Rockhampton Campus NorthJanuary 2019Midnight 28 November 2019
Friday, 6 December 2019Rockhampton3 pm*
Graduates from the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Sciences, School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences and all Doctoral graduates.  
CQUniversity Community Sports Centre, Rockhampton Campus NorthJanuary 2019Midnight 28 November 2019
Monday, 9 December 2019Melbourne10 am*
Graduates from the School of Business and Law, School of Education and the Arts and School of Engineering and Technology
Crown MelbourneJanuary 2019Midnight 28 November 2019
Monday, 9 December 2019Melbourne3 pm*
Graduates from the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Sciences, School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences and all Doctoral graduates
Crown MelbourneJanuary 2019Midnight 28 November 2019
Wednesday, 11 December 2019Sydney2 pmThe StarJanuary 2019Midnight 28 November 2019
Friday, 13 December 2019Brisbane10 am*
Graduates from the School of Business and Law, School of Education and the Arts and School of Engineering and Technology
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition CentreJanuary 2019Midnight 28 November 2019
Friday, 13 December 2019Brisbane2 pm*
Graduates from the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Sciences, School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences and all Doctorate graduates
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition CentreJanuary 2019Midnight 28 November 2019

*Rockhampton December, Melbourne December and Brisbane December graduation ceremonies will be split into two ceremonies based on academic school – this will happen automatically at registration. Please check which academic school you belong to as this will indicate your ceremony time.