Beyond Graduation

Support Beyond Graduation

Here you can find support available to you from UNSW after you graduate. This page details some of the documentation you may need once you've graduated as well as services that are available:

  • Careers services
  • Alumni services
  • Lifelong email account
  • Further learning opportunities

Documents you may need

Replacement Testamur Application

As a graduate of UNSW, you may apply for a replacement testamur if your original document has been lost, stolen, destroyed or damaged, or if your name has changed. If you are unable to return your original testamur, you must complete a Statutory Declaration saying so, have it certified by a Justice of the Peace, and lodge it with your application for a replacement testamur.

Request for Award / Enrolment Statement

An Award Statement (completion letter) can only be issued once your graduation status is Awarded. Please check your graduation details before you submit a request then see how to Request an Award Statement.

Academic Transcript and Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement (AHEGS)

All graduates receive one complimentary copy of their academic transcript and one copy of their AHEGS per award on the day of their graduation ceremony. If you require these documents before this time you may apply for copies by completing the application forms:

Document authentication

The Commonwealth Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT) provides information on how to legalise documents for use overseas, specifically how to obtain authentication and apostilles (a form of authentication only required for some countries) for UNSW graduation documents.

See also Authentication of UNSW documents for DFAT

Careers and Employment

Careers and Employment provide students and recent graduates with services designed to help you find work and develop your career:

  • Jobs and internships
  • Job-application tips
  • Planning your career
  • Professional development opportunities...

Lifelong learning

Just because you've graduated doesn't mean your student days are over. There are plenty of opportunities for you to go on learning at UNSW:

UNSW Alumni

The UNSW Alumni website is where you can:

  • Stay in touch through the alumni online community, chapters, interest groups, faculty alumni contacts and events
  • Discover the Member Benefit Program, Alumni Scholarships and Awards, and
  • Reminisce about UNSW through the Alumni Memories and photo archives

Email - lifelong account

The UNSW Lifelong Email is an email account provided by UNSW (zMail) that allows you to keep just one email address for life, while offering a wide range of benefits exclusive to UNSW alumni.