Christchurch - Friday 6 December
Auckland - Saturday 7 December
Graduating this year?
If you are attending the graduation ceremony then you are required to hire your own academic dress.
Please check that you have completed all the requirements of your qualification. If you have completed, or expect to complete, study for your qualification in the current semester, you need to check with your faculty that you have met the requirements for your particular programme.
Christchurch Campus Graduation Ceremony
The graduation ceremony at our Christchurch campus will be held at the Chinese Church, Bryndwr, on Friday 6 December 2013.
Auckland Campus Graduation Ceremony
The graduation ceremony at our Auckland campus will be held at the Trusts Stadium Arena, Henderson, on Saturday 7 December 2013.
What to wear to graduation (Academic Dress Hire)
Formal dress is required (including a tie). An academic gown is NOT worn.
A Diploma gown must be hired and worn over formal dress. Laidlaw College provides a hood. A mortar board is NOT worn.
A Bachelor’s gown and mortar board (trencher) must be hired and worn over formal dress. Laidlaw College provides a hood. GradDip graduands are NOT required to wear the hood from their undergraduate degree.
A Master’s gown and mortar board (trencher) must be hired and worn over formal dress. Laidlaw College provides a hood.
For more information about academic dress hire please click
Graduation Academic Dress (83 KB)
If you have any questions, please contact the Graduation Committee on graduation/laidlaw.ac.nz, or by phoning 09 836 7825.