Studying delivers many rewards. But it’s not until you finish studying that you receive the ultimate one: your award.

Learn how to prepare for your graduation, what to expect on the day of your ceremony, and how we continue to support you once you’re in the workforce.

Your future begins now

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Graduating is the final step in your student journey. But there are a few more details to study before you can move into the next phase.

Register to graduate

Follow our simple guide to ensure you meet graduation registration deadlines. 

Understand how to graduate

Plan your ceremony

Learn graduation ceremony dates, how to register if you have special requirements, and how to arrange tickets for guests from Australia and abroad.

Organise your ceremony

Graduation day

Read an overview of what will happen at your ceremony.

Learn more about your graduation day

Awards and Medals

ACU recognises outstanding academic achievement with the University Honours Medal, University Medal and Executive Dean’s List.

Find the names of our current award and medal recipients

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Congratulations, you’re graduating

Graduation documents

When you graduate you’ll get a testamur and an Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement (AHEGS). Find out more about them and how you can replace them.

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Support after graduation

You’ll be able to access our career development services for 12 months after you graduate. You'll also be able to access our online job board and career resources for a lifetime.

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Welcome to our alumni network

All ACU graduates join our global alumni network of more than 137,800 past students. You’ll have access to networking events, professional development and further study.

Alumni Benefits and Services

Using post nominals

Learn more about how to use post nominals, which are the letters placed after your surname to indicate your educational qualifications.

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Pursue postgrad study

Enrol in a postgraduate degree to further explore your area of interest while increasing your job chances.

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Support future students

Give to ACU and you'll help future students. You can also support initiatives such as our education program on the Thai-Burma border.

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Research with us

Join our stable of world-renowned researchers working in a whole range of subject areas that progress society.

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Our partnerships

Make our connections work for you. Learn who we partner with in research, industry and education, at home and abroad.

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