Ceremony Dates and Deadlines

Information about upcoming University of Adelaide graduation ceremonies and In Absentia rounds can be found on this page. Graduation ceremonies are held in Adelaide in April/May and September each year.

Disclaimer:

Please note that Graduation Ceremony dates and format are subject to change at any time, depending on the development of the COVID-19 situation and related SA Health restrictions in South Australia.

April May 2021 graduation ceremonies

The April May 2021 Graduation Ceremonies are provisionally scheduled to be held in Bonython Hall between Monday 12 April to Friday 7 May 2021^.

^ A University of Adelaide closure period will occur between Monday 19 to Friday 23 April 2021. There will be no Graduation Ceremonies scheduled during this week.

Provisional ceremony schedule

The provisional schedule for the April/May Graduation Ceremonies can be found below. Please be aware that the ceremony dates and times are subject to change. It is possible that minor scheduling changes may be required following the processing of Summer conferral on 9 March.

Graduates attending the April/May Ceremonies will receive a Ceremony Attendance Confirmation Letter in Access Adelaide on Monday 15 March 2021. Please refer to this letter for official confirmation of ceremony details.

The April/May Graduation Ceremonies will be held in Bonython Hall, and each graduate will be provided with two guest tickets for entry into the ceremony. Additional guest tickets will not be available. Further information about ceremony arrangements will be provided in the Ceremony Attendance Confirmation Letter.

The ceremonies will also be live streamed online at https://www.adelaide.edu.au/live/.

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  • 10:00am, Monday 12 April 2021 - Faculty of the Professions

    Adelaide Law School

    • Bachelor of Laws - part 1
  • 3:00pm, Monday 12 April 2021 - Faculty of the Professions

    Adelaide Law School

    • Bachelor of Laws - part 2
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Law
    • All Postgraduate Programs

    Centre for Global Food and Resources - all Programs

    Institute for International Trade - all Programs

    School of Economics - all Programs

  • 10:00am, Tuesday 13 April 2021 - Faculty of the Professions

    Adelaide Business School

    • Bachelor of Commerce - part 1
  • 3:00pm, Tuesday 13 April 2021 - Faculty of the Professions

    Adelaide Business School

    • Bachelor of Commerce - part 2
    • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
    • Bachelor of Commerce (Corporate Finance)
    • Bachelor of Commerce (International Business)
    • Bachelor of Commerce (Management)
    • Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing)
  • 10:00am, Wednesday 14 April 2021 - Faculty of the Professions and Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

    Adelaide Business School

    • Bachelor of Accounting
    • Bachelor of Accounting and Corporate Finance
    • Bachelor of Business (Global)
    • Bachelor of Business Management
    • Bachelor of Business Management and Accounting
    • Bachelor of Corporate Finance
    • Bachelor of Finance
    • Bachelor of Finance (International)
    • Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Bachelor of Marketing
    • Bachelor of Project Management
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Commerce
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Finance
    • Graduate Certificate in Applied Project Management
    • Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
    • Graduate Certificate in Wine Business
    • Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance
    • Graduate Diploma in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Graduate Diploma in Wine Business

    School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials - all Programs

  • 3:00pm, Wednesday 14 April 2021 - Faculty of the Professions

    Adelaide Business School

    • Master of Accounting
    • Master of Accounting and Finance
    • Master of Accounting and Marketing
    • Master of Applied Finance
    • Master of Applied Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Master of Applied Project Management
    • Master of Applied Project Management (Project Systems)
    • Master of Business Administration
    • Master of Business Administration (Emerging Leaders)
    • Master of Commerce by coursework
    • Master of Finance
    • Master of Finance and Business Economics
    • Master of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    • Master of International Management
    • Master of Marketing
    • Master of Philosophy
    • Master of Professional Accounting
    • Master of Wine Business
    • Doctor of Philosophy
  • 10:00am, Thursday 15 April 2021 - Faculty of Sciences

    School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences

    • Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Bioscience)
    • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
    • Master of Philosophy
    • Doctor of Philosophy
  • 3:00pm, Thursday 15 April 2021 - Faculty of Sciences

    School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences

    • Bachelor of Science (Animal Science)

    School of Biological Sciences - all Programs

  • 10:00am, Friday 16 April 2021 - Faculty of Sciences

    School of Physical Sciences

    • Bachelor of Science
    • Bachelor of Science (Advanced)
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science in High Performance Computational Physics
  • 3:00pm, Friday 16 April 2021 - Faculty of Sciences

    School of Physical Sciences

    • Bachelor of Science (Mineral Geoscience)
    • Bachelor of Science (Space Sc & Astrophysics)
    • Master of Philosophy
    • Doctor of Philosophy

    School of Agriculture, Food and Wine - all Programs

  • 10:00am, Wednesday 28 April 2021 - Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

    School of Architecture and Built Environment

    • Bachelor of Architectual Design

    School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering - all Programs

  • 3:00pm, Wednesday 28 April 2021 - Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

    School of Architecture and Built Environment

    • Master of Architecture by coursework
    • Master of Construction Management
    • Master of Landscape Architecture
    • Master of Planning
    • Master of Property
    • Doctor of Philosophy

    Australian School of Petroleum and Energy Resources - all Programs

  • 10:00am, Thursday 29 April 2021 - Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

    School of Mechanical Engineering

    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Mechanical and Aerospace)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Mechanical and Sports)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Mechanical and Sustainable Energy)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Mechanical)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Mechatronic)
  • 3:00pm, Thursday 29 April 2021 - Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

    School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering - all Programs

    School of Mathematical Sciences

    • Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
    • Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences

    School of Mechanical Engineering

    • Graduate Certificate in Marine Engineering
    • Master of Engineering (Aerospace)
    • Master of Engineering (Mechanical)
    • Master of Engineering (Mechatronic)
    • Master of Marine Engineering
    • Master of Philosophy
    • Doctor of Philosophy
  • 10:00am, Friday 30 April 2021 - Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

    School of Computer Science - all Programs

    School of Mathematical Sciences

    • Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Advanced)
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences
    • Master of Philosophy
    • Doctor of Philosophy
  • 3:00pm, Friday 30 April 2021 - Faculty of Arts

    Faculty of Arts

    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Arts

    School of Humanities

    • Diploma in Arts
    • Diploma in Languages
    • Bachelor of Languages
    • Bachelor of Media
    • Graduate Certificate in Art History
    • Graduate Diploma in Art History
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Languages
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Media
    • Master of Arts (Curatorial & Museum Studies)
    • Master of Environmental Policy and Management
    • Doctor of Philosophy

    Elder Conservatorium of Music

    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Music - all specialisations
    • Master of Music (Performance and Pedagogy)
    • Master of Philosophy
    • Doctor of Philosophy
  • 10:00am, Monday 3 May 2021 - Faculty of Arts

    Faculty of Arts

    • Master of Arts
    • Master of Philosophy
    • Doctor of Philosophy

    School of Social Sciences

    • Bachelor of Criminology
    • Bachelor of Environmental Policy and Management
    • Bachelor of International Development
    • Bachelor of International Relations
    • Bachelor of International Studies
    • Bachelor of Social Sciences
    • Bachelor of Sociology
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Criminology
    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of International Development
    • Master of Arts (Translation and Transcultural Communication)
    • Doctor of Philosophy
  • 3:00pm, Monday 3 May 2021 - Faculty of Arts

    Elder Conservatorium of Music

    • Diploma in Instrumental Music
    • Bachelor of Music - all specialisations
    • Bachelor of Music (Advanced)

    School of Education - all Programs

  • 10:00am, Tuesday 4 May 2021 - Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

    Faculty of Arts

    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Bachelor of Arts (Advanced)
    • Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences
  • 3:00pm, Tuesday 4 May 2021 - Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

    School of Psychology

    • Bachelor of Psychological Science
    • Master of Psychology (Clinical)
    • Master of Psychology (Organisational and Human Factors)
    • Doctor of Philosophy
    • Doctor of Philosophy/Master of Psychology (Clinical)
  • 10:00am, Wednesday 5 May 2021 - Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

    School of Psychology

    • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Psychological Science

    Adelaide Dental School - all Programs

  • 10:00am, Thursday 6 May 2021 - Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

    Adelaide Nursing School

    • Bachelor of Nursing - part 1
  • 3:00pm, Thursday 6 May 2021 - Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

    Adelaide Nursing School

    • Bachelor of Nursing - part 2
    • Graduate Certificate in Nursing Science - all specialisations
    • Graduate Diploma in Addiction and Mental Health
    • Graduate Diploma in Nursing Science - all specialisations
    • Master of Clinical Nursing
    • Master of Nursing Science - all specialisations
    • Doctor of Philosophy

    School of Public Health - all Programs

  • 10:00am, Friday 7 May 2021 - Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

    Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

    • Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences
    • Bachelor of Health Sciences
    • Bachelor of Health and Medical Sciences (Advanced)

    Adelaide Medical School

    • Master of Clinical Science
    • Master of Philosophy (Clinical Science)
    • Master of Philosophy (Medical Science)
    • Master of Philosophy (Ophthalmology)
    • Master of Philosophy (Surgery)
    • Doctor of Philosophy – part 1
  • 3:00pm, Friday 7 May 2021 - Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

    Adelaide Medical School

    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
    • Doctor of Philosophy - part 2

September 2021 graduation ceremonies

The September 2021 Graduation Ceremonies are provisionally scheduled to be held in Bonython Hall between Tuesday 21 September to Friday 1 October 2021. 


Requests to delay ceremony attendance due to COVID-19 travel restrictions

Graduates are eligible to attend a ceremony that is held within 12 months of their conferral date. If you have been conferred or have a current application for conferral, the ceremony options available to you will be listed in your Access Adelaide conferral application.

If you will be unable to attend any of the graduation ceremonies available to you due to COVID-19 related travel restrictions, please refer to the COVID-19 Special Circumstances outlined on the Graduations Business Rules website for your options.