Graduation Postponement FAQ

Diploma & Above April 2020 Graduation  


I was meant to graduate in April 2020, will my qualification still be conferred?
All graduand qualifications will still be conferred, which means that you would've received your official parchment/certificate qualification in the mail. 

How and when will I receive my parchment/certificate? 
All April 2020 graduates have now received their parchments. If you were meant to have graduated in April 2020, and you still haven't received your parchment, please email with your full name, student ID number and your programme of study. 

Can my qualification be posted internationally if I was supposed to graduation but live overseas?

  • If you don't have a New Zealand address, we'll post parchments to your international address
  • If your postal address has recently changed, please email

Can I get a refund for my $60 regalia hire payment?
Yes, all refunds have been processed and have been paid back to the nominated card that you initially used to pay for your regalia hire. If you haven't received your refund please email

When will the April 2020 graduation ceremonies be rescheduled to?
We’ll be in contact with all April 2020 graduates before the end of the 2020 calendar year confirming your new April 2021 graduation dates, times, venue locations and how to reapply to attend graduation.  

Will I have to reapply to attend the rescheduled graduation ceremony?
Yes, once the new graduation ceremony dates have been confirmed, you’ll be asked to reapply to attend graduation and pay the $60 regalia hireage fee. 

What will I be presented with at the rescheduled graduation ceremony, if I have already received my parchment in the mail?
At the rescheduled graduation ceremony you’ll be presented with an official letter of congratulations, enclosed in an envelope.