11. Order of Degrees
16. The Ceremony
Schedule 1: Stage Setting Protocol
Schedule 2: Seating Protocol
1. Governing Policy
These procedures are governed by the Conferral and Graduation Policy
2. Principles for Allocation of Courses and Graduands to Ceremonies
The Graduation Office will allocate courses and graduands to individual ceremonies based on the following principles:
- number of potential graduands;
- capacity of venue(s);
- teaching courses are allocated to evening ceremonies;
- cognate courses are grouped together where possible;
- Doctoral graduands can elect to attend a ceremony of their choice where their affiliated Faculty is represented;
- graduands of the Graduate Certificate in Higher Education can elect to attend a ceremony of their choice.
- students must have completed their studies by the relevant course completion deadline to be eligible to attend a ceremony in the next graduation period.
3. Management of Event
3.1 The Graduation Office is responsible for:
- all venue liaison including contractual arrangements;
- liaison with photography, academic dress and other suppliers including contractual arrangements;
- liaison with OVC regarding allocation of Presiding and Presenting Officer roles for each ceremony;
- liaison with Deputy Vice-Chancellors, Faculty Executive Deans and other University stakeholders regarding attendance and participation in official party;
- production of the official graduation program
- all aspects of graduand participation in a Graduation Ceremony.
3.2 The Marketing and External Relations (MER) Events team is responsible for:
- on-the-day event management of academic, Honorary Doctorate and VIP components including protocol aspects of stage set-up, staff robing and academic procession; and
- for any Honorary Doctorate function.
4. Special Guests
4.1 The Graduation Office is responsible, on behalf of the University, for the formal invitation of special guests to attend a ceremony, including ticketing, advice on procession, stage seating and regalia hire.
4.2 The Graduation Office will liaise with the Office of the Vice-Chancellor and the relevant Associate Vice-Chancellor and/or Campus Dean regarding the compilation of the special guest list.
4.3 Special guests include members of Chapter and Company who will be seated in the VIP section.
4.4 An Honorary Award recipient may invite as many guests as they wish, and their guests will be issued with VIP tickets.
5. Registration for Graduation
5.1 There will be a registration period for each graduation period, and registration will close no later than six weeks before the ceremony.
5.2 All graduands must complete the online registration process, and must opt to:
- attend a ceremony; or
- defer their attendance at a ceremony for up to 12 months; or
- graduate in absentia;
in accordance with Section 5.3 of the Policy.
5.3 Graduands will be allocated three guest tickets per registration. Additional tickets are subject to availability and are subject to a fee.
6. Systems and Processes
6.1 The Graduation Office will be responsible for the establishment and maintenance of student and staff ceremony registration systems.
6.2 Thesis summaries for doctorates must be provided to the Graduation Office, by Graduate Research, or relevant Faculty, by no later than six weeks prior to the relevant graduation ceremony for inclusion in the graduation program.
6.3 Advice of special awards and other inclusions must be received by the Graduation Office no later than six weeks prior to the first ceremony of the graduation period.
6.4 Graduates who have deferred their attendance at a ceremony will be contacted by the Graduation Office no later than two months prior to their chosen ceremony.
7. Testamurs, Medals and other Awards
7.1 Where an award is being conferred at a graduation ceremony, testamurs, Australian Higher Education Graduation Statements (AHEGS), and Executive Dean’s List Certificates will normally be provided to graduands at that ceremony.
7.2 Medals and special award certificates are presented to recipients at a graduation ceremony.
7.3 Graduates who defer, or graduate in absentia, will be sent their documentation at the end of the relevant graduation period to the postal address recorded in the student system.
8. Ceremonial Roles at Graduation Ceremonies
8.1 For each graduation ceremony there will be a:
- Presiding Officer who is the official ceremony host and confers the awards;
- Presenting Officer who will present the PhD, other doctoral awards and Graduate Certificates in Higher Education, present the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate award, special awards and introduce the Guest Speaker, as appropriate for any particular ceremony; and a
- Mace Bearer who leads the Presiding Officer, the Presenting Officer and the official Guest, at the end of the Academic Procession, carrying the ceremonial Mace.
8.2 The Presiding Officer will be one of:
- Chair of Academic Board
- Representatives of Chapter on Senate (if none of the above are available)
8.3 The Presenting Officer will be one of:
- Chief Operating Officer
- Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
- Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students, Learning and Teaching)
- Chair of Academic Board
- Associate Vice-Chancellor or Campus Dean (if none of the above are available)
8.4 The Mace Bearer will be the Academic Registrar or nominee.
8.5 The Graduation Office will be responsible for managing changes to the Presiding and Presenting roles for any given graduation ceremony.
8.6 Other roles in the graduation ceremony include:
- A Bible bearer who will lead the academic procession.
- An occasional address speaker.
- The Executive Dean, or nominee, to present the graduates to the Presiding Officer.
- A Testamur Officer who will hand the testamurs, the Medals and special awards to the Presiding Officer during the ceremony.
- A staff member, nominated by the First Peoples and Equity Pathways Directorate to deliver the Acknowledgement of Country.
- A nominated graduate to present a Vote of Thanks on the behalf of all the graduates at that ceremony.
- A member of clergy, or other designated person, identified by Identity and Mission to deliver the liturgical elements being a prayer and a blessing.
9. Staff Participation in Graduation Ceremonies
9.1 Staff registration for attendance at graduation, including requests for provision of ACU academic dress must be completed no later than two weeks prior to the first ceremony at the given location.
9.2 If ACU academic dress is required this must be ordered through the registration process and comply with the deadline above.
9.3 Staff with degrees from other institutions who do not own their own regalia may borrow ACU regalia in the colours of their Faculty or their qualification up to Masters level.
9.4 Doctoral regalia is specific to the awarding institution, and staff who do not hold an ACU doctorate may not wear ACU doctoral regalia.
10. Stage Setting for Graduation Ceremonies
10.1 There will be standard elements for stage setting for all graduation ceremonies. These are detailed in Schedule 1.
10.2 The stage seating plan for a graduation ceremony will be determined according to the protocol outlined in Schedule 2, and the list of staff who have registered to attend.
11. Order of Degrees
11.1 Degrees will be presented at a graduation ceremony according to the following hierarchy:
- Honorary Doctorate
- Professional Doctorate
- Graduate Certificate in Higher Education
- Masters (Research)
- Double Masters
- Postgraduate Diploma
- Graduate Diploma
- Postgraduate Certificate
- Graduate Certificate
- Bachelor (Honours)
- Double Bachelor
- Bachelor (specialisation)
- Associate Degree
- Certificate in Liberal Studies (Clemente Australia only)
12.1 Music will be played for the following elements of the graduation ceremony:
- National Anthem
12.2 Music will be drawn from the approved list and be played in accordance with the protocols for the selection of music for graduation ceremonies outlined in Schedule 3.
13. Graduand Participation in Graduation Ceremony
13.1 Graduands must check-in upon their arrival at the venue by the time advised to them by the Graduation Office.
13.2 Graduands will be advised to enter the hall, no later than one hour prior to the commencement time of the ceremony.
13.3 Seating of graduands will be dependent on the layout of the venue as follows:
- where a venue has one central aisle, graduands are to be seated on the stage left part of the hall; or
- where a venue has two central aisles, graduands are to be seated in the stage left section of the hall; or
- where a venue has no centre aisle/s, graduands are to be seated across the front rows.
13.4 Graduand seating will be arranged by Faculty, and alphabetically within each course group, as printed in the Graduation Program.
13.5 Once all graduands are seated, they will receive a briefing to explain when in the proceedings the awards will be presented, crossing the stage, and how to salute the Presiding Officer.
13.6 Graduands who may require seating other than in the regular seats supplied by the venue will be accommodated on a case by case basis.
13.7 Graduands who arrive after the presentation lists have been finalised will be seated last and presented towards the end of the ceremony by the last Executive Dean presenting, immediately prior to presenting the in absentia candidates.
14. Arrangements for Graduands with Disabilities
14.1 The University has a responsibility to ensure that graduands with a disability can participate in a Graduation Ceremony in the same manner as the rest of the graduands, as far as is practicable.
14.2 Disability Advisers/Coordinator will be involved in developing arrangements so that reasonable accommodations can be made.
14.3 In order for appropriate arrangements to be made, it is essential that students advise the Graduation Office of any special requirements no later than four weeks in advance of the Graduation Ceremony.
14.4 The Presiding Officer, Presenting Officer and Executive Dean will be briefed prior to the ceremony if there are to be alterations to the standard ceremony format.
14.5 Where a graduand with a mobility impairment cannot use stairs or where there is no wheelchair access to the stage, the Presiding Officer will descend the stairs to present the award. In this situation, the Graduation Office will brief the Presiding Officer, the Executive Dean and the graduand regarding the process.
14.6 Provision will be made, on request, for a Sign Language interpreter at graduation ceremonies for graduands who have a hearing impairment or are deaf. The aspects of the ceremony that will be signed may vary and will be agreed between the graduand, Graduation Office and the interpreter.
14.7 Where a graduand who has a vision impairment or is blind is assisted by a guide/assistance dog, the Graduation Office should inform the venue in advance to ensure that adequate arrangements are made, and that graduand is seated with sufficient room to accommodate the guide/assistance dog. Where a graduand is assisted by a person, seating must be provided for the guide.
15. Scripts and Testamurs
15.1 The Graduation Office is responsible for the compilation and production of briefs and/or scripts for each graduation ceremony.
15.2 The following scripts and briefs are produced by the Graduation Office:
- The ceremony brief detailing the ceremony order of proceedings. It provides a list of the official stage party and is provided to all stage participants.
- Individual scripts provided to participants who have a speaking role at the ceremony.
- Presiding Officer and Presenting Officer scripts.
- Honorary Doctorate award recipient script.
- Presentation lists provided to the Executive Deans and contains a list of the names of attending graduands from their Faculty, in ceremonial order. It is provided in advance of the graduation ceremony and updated immediately prior to the ceremony.
- Lectern scripts.
15.3 Any graduands who fail to check-in on the day will have their names removed from the presentation list.
15.4 The testamurs will be checked against the final presentation lists and placed on the stage prior to the commencement of the graduation ceremony.
15.5 The names of graduands arriving after the presentation lists have been printed and the testamurs sorted, will be added to the end of all graduates for that ceremony and will be announced towards the end of the ceremony by the last Executive Dean presenting, immediately prior to the in absentia candidates.
15.6 Graduates who deferred their attendance to a later ceremony will have received their testamur by mail and will not receive a testamur at the ceremony.
16. The Ceremony
16.1 Academic procession
- The academic procession will assemble in the foyer of the venue 15 minutes before the ceremony.
- The order of procession is determined by the stage seating plan which is in accordance with the seating protocol at Schedule 2.
- The academic procession will enter the venue as follows:
- The Bible bearer leads the procession;
- Members of staff of the University, including special award recipients enter in pairs;
- Senior Officers, members of the official party enter the venue last;
- the Mace Bearer walks in front of the Guest Speaker/Honorary Doctorate recipient, the Presenting Officer and the Presiding Officer.
16.2 Order of proceedings
- The processional
- An opening announcement is made before the graduation ceremony commences.
- Processional music commences, the audience stands, and the academic procession enters the hall.
- The Bible bearer leads the academic procession onto the stage holding the Bible with two hands high in front. On reaching the stage, the Bible bearer moves directly to the Mace table, places the opened bible on the stand provided, then moves to their seat.
- Members of the processional party proceed to their seats and remain standing.
- The Mace Bearer, who is last onto the stage, salutes the Presiding Officer by raising the Mace in a vertical salute and then places the Mace on its stand. The Mace Bearer proceeds to their seat and remains standing.
- Commencement formalities
- All remain standing, a staff member nominated by the First Peoples and Equity Pathways Unit delivers the Acknowledgement to Country which will follow the ACU Acknowledgement of Country protocol, then moves to their seat and remains standing.
- All remove hats and bonnets for the National Anthem. Upon completion of the National Anthem, all replace hats and bonnets.
- The Presiding Officer doffs the stage party and sits. All then sit.
- The Associate-Vice-Chancellor/Campus Dean or nominee welcomes guests.
- A representative of Identity and Mission delivers the Prayer.
- Presentation of the honorary doctorate and/or occasional address
- The Presenting Officer presents the candidate for any Honorary Doctorate, including reading the citation.
- The Presiding Officer confers the award and asks the Honorary Doctorate recipient to deliver the Occasional Address.
- If there is no Honorary Doctorate recipient, or if they are not delivering the Occasional Address, then the Presenting Officer will introduce the Guest Speaker.
- The Honorary Doctorate recipient or Guest Speaker delivers the Occasional Address.
- The Presiding Officer thanks the Guest Speaker.
- Conferring of Awards
- The Academic Registrar, or nominee, calls on graduands to stand, confirms that they are qualified to receive their awards and asks that they be admitted by the Presiding Officer en masse.
- The Presiding Officer confers the awards.
- The Academic Registrar advises all graduates to be seated, salutes the Presiding Officer and then returns to their seat.
- Presentation of Awards
- A Testamur Officer will hand the testamurs, the Medals and special awards to the Presiding Officer during the ceremony.
- The Presenting Officer presents each of the candidates for the Doctor of Philosophy, Professional Doctorate awards, and Graduate Certificate in Higher Education awardsto the Presiding Officer and then sits.
- The Executive Dean or nominee of the relevant Faculty presents each of the Faculty candidates to the Presiding Officer and then sits.
- A University Honours Medal recipient and University Medal recipient will be presented first in their award group during the presentation of Faculty awards.
- If there are graduates from more than one Faculty graduating at the ceremony, the Executive Dean or nominee introduces the next Executive Dean or nominee to present their candidates.
- At the conclusion of presenting their candidates, the final presenting Executive Dean or nominee also presents any candidates added to the Presentation List after graduation check-in closed.
- The final Executive Dean or nominee then asks the Presiding Officer to confer the awards on those candidates who are in absentia and sits.
- The Presiding Officer confers the awards on the in absentia candidates.
- Presentation of special awards
- If there are special awards, the Presiding Officer asks the Presenting Officer to present them.
- The Presenting Officer presents the special awards which may include the Excellence in Teaching Award, Outstanding Community Engagement Award, Excellence in Research Supervision Awards or Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in PhD Thesis
- Presiding Officer address to the Graduates
- The Presiding Officer delivers an address to the graduates
- Vote of thanks
- Following the presentation of their own award, the graduate delivering the vote of thanks will be seated in a reserved seat in the front row of the graduate seating area. They will return to the stage to deliver the vote of thanks when introduced by the Presiding Officer.
- The Presiding Officer introduces the graduate who will deliver the vote of thanks.
- The nominated graduate delivers the vote of thanks on the behalf of all the graduates at that ceremony.
- Closing formalities
- A designated member of Clergy or other selected person delivers the Blessing.
- The Academic Registrar, or nominee, closes the ceremony.
- All stand. Recessional music commences.
- The Academic Registrar, or nominee, collects the Mace, salutes the Presiding Officer and leads the Academic Procession off the stage, followed by the Presiding Officer, Presenting Officer, and the remainder of the front row. When the front row has moved away the second row files out from respective ends and meet in the middle to leave the hall in pairs.
- The Bible bearer will collect the Bible and join the end of the Academic Procession.
- New graduates follow the Academic Procession as it leaves the hall.
- Music plays until all graduates and guests have left the hall.
16.3 Medals awarded for academic achievement
- University Honours Medal
A University Honours Medal recipient will be presented first in their award group during the presentation of Faculty awards.
- University Medal
A University Medal recipient will be presented first in their award group during the presentation of Faculty awards.
16.4 Special awards
- Those receiving special awards will participate in the academic procession.
- Special awards may include:
- Excellence in Teaching Award
- Outstanding Community Engagement Award
- Excellence in Research Supervision Awards
- Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in PhD Thesis
17. Movement of Graduates across the Stage
17.1 When the Presiding Officer has admitted the graduands to their award, the first row of graduates is gestured to stand and form a queue in preparation for being presented with their awards.
17.2 The correct order of graduates being presented will be ensured by checking names against the presentation list duplicate before the graduate goes on stage.
17.3 The first graduate will be sent forward to stand at the top of the stairs, stage left. Subsequent graduates wait and move up as the graduate in front of them is called across the stage.
17.4 The Presenting Officer or Executive Dean or nominee, as appropriate, will announce the first block of awards and the first graduate’s name.
17.5 The graduate will walk across the stage, in front of stage left lectern, and stand facing the Presiding Officer.
17.6 The Presiding Officer and graduate will exchange salutes (refer Section 17 Salutation)
17.7 The Presiding Officer will then give the graduate their testamur, shake hands and a professional photograph will be taken.
17.8 The graduate will exit the stage and then resume their seat.
17.9 When the first graduate approaches the Presiding Officer the usher will send the next graduate to the marked spot on stage.
17.10 The Presenting Officer or Executive Dean or nominee will announce the next graduate when the first graduate has moved away from the Presiding Officer.
17.11 Graduates who are to be awarded double degrees will be presented once only, and will receive both testamurs.
18.1 The mortar board or bonnet is doffed in salutation:
- by a graduate being presented to the Presiding Officer; and/or
- a person when addressing the Presiding Officer directly.
18.2 The mortar board or bonnet is doffed by touching the edge of the cap with the right hand and bowing the head slightly. Those who are not wearing a mortar board or bonnet salute by a nod of the head.
18.3 The Presiding Officer will return the salutation.
19. Posthumous Awards
19.1 If there is a posthumous award, the Graduation Office will liaise with the Faculty and the Office of Student Success to ensure an appropriate chaperone for the family on the day.
19.2 The relevant Executive Dean will present a member of the family, or representative, to the Presiding Officer to accept the award, at the end of the other awards for that Faculty.
19.3 If the family do not wish to attend the graduation ceremony and receive their family member’s award, the award will be sent to the family as for in absentia awards.
20. Photography of Dignitaries and Special Award Recipients
20.1 An official photography session will be conducted immediately after each ceremony.
20.2 Photographs taken will include the Honorary Award recipient with the Presiding and Presenting Officers and other senior officers, as well as any doctoral graduates and other participants as advised by the Graduation Office, or as requested by Marketing and External Relations.
21. Responsibilities for Graduation Ceremonies
The detailed responsibilities relating to Graduation Ceremonies will be outlined by the Graduation Office.
Schedule 1: Stage Setting Protocol
The stage will be set as follows (note: The terms ‘stage left’ and ‘stage right’ mean left and right from the point of view of the Presiding Officer seated in centre of the stage, facing the audience):
- Two lecterns with microphones: Stage Left for the Presenting Officer and the Executive Deans, Stage Right for the Welcome, the Acknowledgement of Country, the Academic Registrar, the Guest Speaker, the Vote of Thanks and the Blessing.
- The lectern position must allow for graduands to process between the lectern and front of stage.
- The University emblem banners are attached to the lecterns.
- The Australian, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags are displayed at every ceremony. Where possible they hang behind the Academic seating towards stage left. When all flags are flown at the same height, the Australian National Flag should be closest to the centre of the stage followed by the Aboriginal and then the Torres Strait Islander flags. If not flown at the same height, the Australian National Flag should be flown in the centre, with the Aboriginal and the Torres Strait Islander flags flown lower on either side.
- The ACU Crest Banner will be displayed at each ceremony alongside the flags.
- Faculty banners portraying the Patron Saints will be displayed. The positioning of these banners will be dependent on the layout of the venue.
- Two ceremonial chairs are positioned in the middle of the front row for the Presiding and Presenting Officers. If an Archbishop or other senior member of clergy is in attendance a third ceremonial chair is positioned beside the Presiding Officer (stage right).
- A small table is placed at the front of the stage between the centre line and the stage right lectern for the ceremonial Mace, its cradle and the book stand for the Processional Bible should also be included on this table. The head of the Mace should be placed towards the centre of the stage with the ACU crest facing up.
- Two small tables for water and glasses are placed on the stage for the various speakers: one beside each lectern on the outer side.
- A Testamur/Award table is placed behind the Presiding and Presenting Officers’ chairs in the middle of the second row.
- The stage will be set in line with the Seating Protocol, with a sufficient number of chairs to accommodate the Academic procession.
- A floral arrangement is placed on stage.
Schedule 2: Seating Protocol
- Seating on stage will be allocated according to ceremonial role as outlined below.
- Allocation of seating in second and subsequent rows will vary depending upon attendance and stage capacity.
- Standard Seating Allocation:
- Front Row
- Presiding Officer
- Presenting Officer
- Chief Operating Officer
- Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
- Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students, Learning and Teaching)
- Chair of Academic Board
- Members of Senate
- Executive Deans (or nominee)
- Associate Vice-Chancellor or Campus Dean
- Honorary Doctorate Recipient (including past recipients)
- Occasional Speaker
- Senior Members of Clergy:
- Cardinal (on ceremonial chair)
- Archbishop (on ceremonial chair if no Cardinal present)
- Other clergy representing senior clergy (where space available)
- Academic Registrar (or nominee)
- Second Row (Priority order of seating)
- Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research
- Academy Deans
- Deputy Deans
- Associate Deans
- National Heads of School
- Testamur Officer
- Prayer and Blessing speakers (unless in front row, seated far stage right)
- Special Award recipients (seated far stage right)
- Third Row (Priority order of seating)
- Doctoral graduands (seated far stage left)
- GradCertHE graduands (seated far stage left)
- Acknowledgement of Country speaker (unless seated in front or second row, seated far stage right)
- Bible bearer (seated far stage right)
- The remaining staff participating in the Academic Procession will be allocated seating to ensure balance.
- Front Row
Schedule 3: Music for Graduation Ceremonies – Principles for Selection
Music for graduation ceremonies will be chosen using the following principles for selection:
- Provision of music to the highest possible standard, subject to the limitations of the graduation venue, its acoustics, sound system and support available.
- The graduation ceremony will have processional and recessional music, with a different selection for each, and the National Anthem.
- The music will be appropriately celebratory, uplifting and appropriate to a ceremonial occasion.
- Music from the classical music tradition is preferred. Recommended selections are listed under Table 1 below.
- Music selection must allow for adaption to accommodate the length of time required for the procession/recession.
- Organ music is preferred, followed by piano music and then recorded music.
- For choral music, campus choir directors are encouraged to develop a set of rehearsed repertoire choices suitable for graduation ceremonies.
- The selection will showcase the musical strengths and talents at the particular campuses where available.
- National Anthem
- The National Anthem will be sung in the traditional form at an appropriately uplifting pace. The official Australian National Anthem arrangement is available at: http://www.itsanhonour.gov.au/symbols/docs/AusNatAnthem_VOCALSCORE.pdf
- Singing of the National Anthem is to be led by a soloist or choir in a manner that encourages participation by all attending the ceremony
- Only qualified accompanists will be employed.
- Decisions regarding music selection for graduation ceremonies will be made by the Graduation Office in consultation with the Academic Registrar and the relevant choir director or soloist.
- Arrangement and payment of soloists, accompanists and equipment hire will be coordinated by the Graduation Office.
- Other costs will be discussed with the relevant AVC/Campus Dean and the campus choir director in the planning process before any arrangements are made.
Table 1: Recommended Selections of Music for ACU Graduation Ceremonies
|Title of Work||Composer||Instrumentation||Suggested Usage|
|ACU Anthem – God of Peace |
(Gather Australia, no. 553)
|A Kelly & C Willcock||Organ, Piano, Choir||Procession, Recession|
|The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba||Handel||Organ, CD||Recession|
|(In beauty bearing the) Crown Imperial||William Walton||Choir||Procession, Recession|
|Gaudeamus igitur||Kindleben||Organ, Piano, Choir, CD||Recession|
|God of Peace||Willcock||Choir, Organ||Procession|
|Hua Qing Palace (a walk in the palace gardens)||Flute||Procession|
|La Rejouissance||Handel||Organ, CD||Recession|
|Laudate nomen Domini||Tye||Choir, Organ||Recession, Procession|
|March: The Earl of Oxford’s March||Byrd||Trumpet, Brass, Organ, CD||Procession, Recession|
|March: Pomp and Circumstance||Elgar||CD||Procession, Recession|
March: Prince of Denmark’s March |
(also known as the Trumpet Tune or Trumpet Voluntary
|Clarke||Trumpet, Organ, CD||Procession|
|Music composed for the Ceremony||Traditional or newly composed||
Didgeridoo/ yidaki, |
Organ, Piano, Choir,
other combinations of suitable instruments
|Ode to Joy||Beethoven||Choir||Recession|
|Organ Sonata in A (Opening)||Mendelssohn||Organ||Procession|
|Organ Symphony No.1 (Finale)||Vierne||Organ||Recession|
|Praeludium or Introitus||Liszt||Organ||Procession|
|Praeludium in C||Bach||Organ||Procession|
|Praeludium et fuga in E minor||Bach||Organ||Recession|
|Prelude in E flat major BWV552/1 (Excerpts)||Bach||Organ||Procession|
|Prelude in G major BWV572||Bach||Organ||Recession|
|Promenade from Pictures at an Exhibition||Mussorgsky||Organ, Piano||Procession|
|Proud Heritage Concert March||William Latham||Choir||Procession, Recession|
|Rondeau||Mouret||Trumpet, Organ||Procession, Recession|
|“See, the conquering hero comes” chorus |
from Judas Maccabeus
|Song of Mongolia||Flute, Trumpet||Procession|
|Sortie in D major||Satie||Organ||Recession|
|Te Deum||Charpentier||Trumpet, Organ, CD||Procession, Recession|
|Toccata from Organ Symphony V in F major||Widor||Organ||Recession|
|Trumpet Voluntary in D||Purcell||Trumpet, Organ, CD||Recession, Procession|
|Trumpet Voluntary||Stanley||Trumpet, Organ, CD||Recession, Procession|
- Procedures for Graduation Ceremonies (Procedures, PDF File, 750.9 KB)
|Policy applies to||
All Staff And Students
|Policy Status||New Policy|
|Governing Authority||Ceremonial and Protocols Committee|
|Responsible Officer||Academic Registrar|
|Date of Last Revision||01/01/2014|
|Date of Policy Review *||01/07/2020|
* Unless otherwise indicated, this policy will still apply beyond the review date.
Related Policies, Procedures, Guidelines and Local Protocols
Statute 6: Admission to Degrees;
Academic Dress and Regalia Policy;
Conferral and Graduation Policy
Page last updated: 2017-06-27
Short url: http://www.acu.edu.au/policy/807689