Christchurch Graduation Ceremonies April 2018

Please find information below about upcoming graduation ceremonies.

  1.  General

Graduation Ceremonies will be held on 18 and 20 April 2018 in the Horncastle Arena as follows:

Wednesday 18 April 2018

10.00am  College of Engineering
 2.00pm    Colleges of Education, Health & Human Development, and Business & Law

 

Friday 20 April 2018

10.00am  Colleges of Arts and Science

  Council members are encouraged to attend any or all ceremonies and staff are also encouraged to attend the ceremony connected with their own Faculties.   They may of course attend any as they wish.

All University of Canterbury staff are invited to be part of the stage party and there will be ample room for those who wish to participate.

Full academic dress will be worn. Hire of this should be arranged through departmental offices.  Hired regalia may be collected on the day before Graduation from Graduate Women Canterbury at 9 Creyke Road, Ilam.  Please note that the NZFGW hold very limited stocks of Waikato PhD regalia so, where applicable, prompt ordering is advised.

Printed programmes will be provided in the Arena. All those joining the Platform Party for any ceremony are requested to inform Karen Reynolds (ext 6881) (karen.reynolds@canterbury.ac.nz) that they intend to be present, not later than 4.30pm on Monday 9 April. Staff are reminded that seats will not be available unless there is prior notification.

Admission for the General Seating in the Arena will be by ticket only.  Members of Council and Staff requiring ticket(s) for a family member or friend for any Ceremony should advise Karen (Ext. 6881) not later than 4.30pm on Monday 9 April.

 In the case of staff, tickets will be forwarded by internal mail before the date of the ceremonies unless a request is received to forward them elsewhere.

  1.     Arrangements for the ceremonies at 10.00am on Wednesday 18 and Friday 20 April

All members of the Platform party are requested to assemble near the sign-posted area on Twigger Street, directly down the path from the main entrance to the arena, by 9.20am.

Arrangements for the ceremony at 2.00pm on Wednesday 18 April

All members of the Platform Party are requested to assemble near the sign-posted area on Twigger Street, directly down the path from the main entrance to the arena, by 1.20pm.

In the event of wet weather, please assemble on the landing of Stair 1 directly opposite Gate 1.

Jeff Field
University Registrar | Pouroki

 

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