Schedule of Graduation Ceremonies

UNSW is delighted to announce that Graduation Ceremonies will be going ahead again on campus. As there are still some public health restrictions in place, our graduation ceremonies will be smaller than usual and delivered in a COVID safe way.


UNSW Sydney usually holds 3 graduation festivals in Sydney at the end of each term, to be included in the graduation festivals your degree needs to be conferred as follows:

  • between November and March for inclusion in May ceremonies
  • between April and June for inclusion in August ceremonies
  • between July and October for inclusion in December ceremonies


UNSW Sydney 2021 graduation ceremonies will be held as follows:

  • May 2021 graduation festival : 3 May - 19 May 2021
  • August 2021 graduation festival : 16 August - 21 August 2021 (subject to change)
  • December 2021 graduation festival: 26 November - 6 December 2021 (subject to change)


To find out when your graduation ceremony will be held, consult the:

Please do not book travel until you have been allocated to a ceremony AND changed your RSVP type to 'Attending' in myUNSW.

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