Singapore ceremonies

Ceremony dates

Singapore ceremonies are held twice a year in March and October. Dates are confirmed several weeks prior to the event.

Only students who have completed their study in TJA and TMA 2022 are eligible to attend the ceremony allocated to their discipline on the date below. 

DateTimeDisciplines
Saturday 29 October 202211am
  • Bachelor of Business ( surname A-M)
  • Social Sciences and Arts
Saturday 29 October 20225pm
  • Bachelor of Business (surname N-Z)
Sunday 30 October 202211am
  • All other Business courses
  • Psychology, Counselling, Exercise Science and Chiropractic
Sunday 30 October 20225pm
  • IT, Media and Communications

 

The safety and wellbeing of our community is the number one priority for Murdoch University. Ceremonies will adhere to government restrictions relating to COVID-19 and as such precautions such as proof of vaccination, mask wearing and social distancing may apply to your ceremony. Prior to the ceremonies we will provide you with information on the applicable restrictions and precautions, and how you can help us ensure the safety of our community.

Important tasks

There are some steps you need to complete before you can attend your graduation ceremony. Learn more about attending a ceremony.

Complete your graduation

Make sure you've completed all the steps to graduate on time.

Confirm your attendance

Confirm your attendance in MyInfo.

Deadline to confirm attendance is Friday 7 October 2022.

Win a refund of your Singapore ceremony fee

Collect your regalia on the Friday before your graduation ceremony and you will automatically be put into a prize draw to win a refund of your ceremony fee.

Disclaimer: The refund is for the ceremony fee (regalia hire) only and does not include guest ticket and document purchases. The refund will be made to the account from which the regalia payment was made. There will be one winner per ceremony.

About the ceremony

Ceremony fee

The fee includes your regalia, admission and refreshments for yourself and two guests. You can choose to hire or purchase your regalia.

AwardCeremony fee for regalia hireCeremony fee for regalia purchase
Bachelors, honours, certificate and diplomaA$120A$279
MastersA$130A$295
DoctorateA$150A$493

Tickets

Your guest tickets and ceremony instructions can be collected when you collect your regalia (collection details below). You and your guests will need to present your tickets to gain entry. 

  • Two guest tickets are included in your ceremony fee 
  • Children over the age of two years will require a ticket.
  • Your guest tickets are in addition to your ticket.

Venue

Singapore graduations are held on level four of the Raffles City Convention Centre, which is conveniently located close to transport and places to eat and drink before and after your ceremony.

Aged, disabled and wheelchair access

If you or any of your guests are a wheelchair user, have a mobility issue or require special seating arrangements, advise Completion and Graduations at least a week before the ceremony so suitable seating may be allocated.

What to wear

You must wear the complete Murdoch University academic regalia for the award you are receiving, or the regalia for previous awards.

Pronunciation of your name

To ensure your name is pronounced correctly during the ceremony, advise Completion and Graduations of the correct pronunciation at least two weeks before.

 

Ceremony Week

Collect your tickets and regalia

Your regalia, guest tickets and ceremony instructions must be collected before your ceremony. They will be available for collection from the foyer on Level 4, Raffles City Convention Centre, 80 Bras Basah Rd, Singapore at the following times:

DateTime
Friday 28 October 202212 noon to 8pm
Saturday 29 October 20229am to 10am and 3 pm to 4pm
Sunday 30 October 20229am to 10am and 3 pm to 4pm

Ceremony proceedings

Saturday 28 March 2020, 10:30am ceremony
Registration9:30am to 10:15am
Graduand seating and briefing10:30am
Guest seating10:45am
The ceremony11:00am to 12:30pm

On the day

Each graduation ceremony starts promptly and follows a set program. You need to arrive on time to register and take your seat so you don’t miss out.

Ceremony proceedings

11am Ceremony
Registration - Convention Centre Foyer on level 49am to 10:15am
Graduand seating and briefing10:30am
Guest seating10:45am
The ceremony11am to 1pm (approximately)

 

5pm Ceremony
Registration - Convention Centre Foyer on level 43pm to 4:15pm
Graduand seating and briefing4:30pm
Guest seating4:45pm
The ceremony5pm to 7pm (approximately)

Accepting your certificate

As you reach the stage your name will be checked before it is announced. Once announced, walk across the stage to the Chancellor to receive your certificate.

The ceremony photographer will be positioned in front of the stage to take a photo of the presentation. Following this you will then continue across the stage where an usher will direct you back to the graduand seating area.

After the ceremony

To make your night run more smoothly, arrange in advance where you will meet your guests after the ceremony. Waiting at the exits can cause congestion.

Return your regalia

Hired regalia must be returned to the registration desk before you leave.

Studio and Stage Photography

Photographers will be available before and after the ceremony for studio portraits. No bookings are necessary. A non-refundable service fee of A$30 is payable on the night and is additional to the cost of photos you purchase. You can view and order packages combining individual and family photos from GFP Graduations.

Souvenir Stage photos of your certificate presentation will be printed with year of graduation and Murdoch University crest, and are available to view, purchase and take home on the night.

A complimentary download of your certificate presentation photo will also be made available. Use your student ID as your voucher code. A different code will be provided if you have studio photos taken.

Pre-book your ceremony photography at GFP Graduations.

Disclaimer

Ceremony dates are subject to change. Under no circumstances shall the University be liable for any actual or alleged loss by a ticket holder or another arising from the change of date, cancellation or postponement of the event; this includes but is not limited to travel, accommodation and subsistence costs, or any loss of business or earnings due to the cancellation or postponement of the graduation ceremony.

The safety and wellbeing of our community is the number one priority for Murdoch University. Our graduation ceremonies will continue to adhere to current Government COVID-19 restrictions at the time of the event to provide an experience that enables us to celebrate in a safe manner.