Graduation


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Completed forms must be received by the following dates:

  • All November and December 2018 graduations: 30 October 2018
  • All December 2018 graduations (no ceremony): 30 October 2018
  • All April 2019 graduations ceremonies: 28 February 2019
  • All April 2019 graduations (no ceremony): 28 February 2019

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, your qualification in the current semester, you need to check with your faculty that you have met the requirements for your particular programme.


Christchurch Graduation Ceremony

The Graduation ceremony for our Christchurch campus will be held on Friday 14 December 2018.

Venue: Christchurch Chinese Church, 286 Greers Road, Bryndwr, Christchurch

Please contact chch@laidlaw.ac.nz or 03 354 4270 for more information.

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Auckland Graduation Ceremony

The Graduation ceremony for our Auckland campuses (Henderson and Manukau) will be held on 27 April 2019.

Venue: Church Unlimited, 3 Te Atatu Road, Glendene, Auckland

Please contact graduation@laidlaw.ac.nz or 09 836 7826 for more information.

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Arise Graduation Ceremony

The Graduation ceremony for Arise will be held on Sunday 25 November 2018.

Please contact Laura Unasa at Laura.Unasa@arisechurch.com for more information.

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Equippers College Graduation Ceremony

The Graduation ceremony for Equippers College will be held on Thursday 29 November 2018.

Please contact Leon Rakete at leon.rakete@equipperscollege.com for more information.

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Booth College of Mission Graduation Ceremony

The Graduation ceremony for Booth College of Mission will be held on Friday 7 December 2018.

Please contact Tracy Smith at Tracey_Smith@nzf.salvationarmy.org or 04 529 7708 for more information.

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Bishopdale Theological College Graduation Ceremony

The Graduation ceremony for Bishopdale Theological College will be held in April 2019.

Please contact Kate Dugdale at Kate@bishopdale.ac.nz or 03 548 8785 for more information.

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What to wear to graduation (Academic Dress Hire)

Certificate graduands:

Formal dress is required (including a tie). An academic gown is NOT worn.

Diploma graduands:

A Diploma gown must be hired and worn over formal dress. Laidlaw College provides a hood. A mortar board is NOT worn.

Degree/GradDip graduands:

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.

Postgraduate graduands:

A Master’s gown and mortar board (trencher) must be hired and worn over formal dress. Laidlaw College provides a hood.

If you have any questions, please contact the Graduation Committee on graduation@laidlaw.ac.nz, or by phoning 09 836 7826.


2018 Auckland Graduation Ceremony Video