How to graduate

A graduation invitation will be sent by Progression, Assessment and Awards Office staff via the Official Communication Channel (OCC) to eligible course completed students after result release for Semester 1 and Semester 2.

Follow the guide below to register to attend a ceremony or graduate in absentia.

Ensure you are eligible to graduate

In your final study period, make sure your course requirements are met and necessary paperwork complete before the relevant deadline:

  • Semester 1 2021 deadline: 23 July 2021
  • Semester 2 2021 deadline: 12 January 2022

For more information, please contact Curtin Connect.

Please note that everyone attending a graduation ceremony will be required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination (or proof of exemption). Any non-vaccinated graduands will be required to graduate in absentia.

Clear sanctions and update personal details

You can update your contact details and check for outstanding fees or fines in eStudent via OASIS. You must clear all sanctions to be eligible to graduate. To do this, log into OASIS, click eStudent in the my studies tab.

Please check that your name is correct as per your full legal name. To change your name, please submit the Change of Personal Details form before advised date.

* Change of name not allowable if the award has already been conferred by Curtin Council.

Receive your graduation invitation and register

Graduation registrations are sent out twice per year after result Release for Semester 1 and Semester (usually in July and December).

Your graduation invitation will be sent to your Official Communication Channel (OCC) in OASIS.

Follow the instructions in your invitation to register to attend a ceremony or graduate in absentia. You may choose to defer your ceremony for up to 12 months after conferral.

Please note: You must register to receive your Graduation Pack (Award Certificate and full Academic Transcript)

Key graduation registration dates

2 December 2021Course completed students (officially Passed in eStudent) can register to attend their allocated graduation ceremony, have their award mailed or defer to the following round of ceremonies. This can be done via the Graduation Invitation sent to the OASIS Official Communication Channel.
12 January 2022Last date to submit Change of Personal Details form.
12 January 2022Last date to update preferred postal address in eStudent.
12 January 2022 Last date to clear all sanctions.
12 January 2022Last date to submit an Intermediate Award application in order to attend a graduation ceremony in the coming round.
19 January 2022Registration closes at 12:00 midday for graduates to register to attend a graduation ceremony or receive their official documents by post.
14 January 2022 Conferral (the granting/bestowal of degree by Curtin University Council).

Graduands who are passed after this date will be conferred the following month, after the graduation ceremonies.

Travel restricted international graduates

Due to Western Australian Government Covid-19 travel restrictions and border closures, some of our 2019, 2020 and 2021, international graduates who were enrolled at the Bentley campus, were not able to travel to Western Australia to attend their graduation ceremony.

The impacted students have been contacted directly with an invitation to attend their graduation ceremony virtually.

If you fall into this category but have not received any communication, please contact Curtin Connect for further information. Please ensure you meet the criteria below:

  1. Unable to travel to Perth due to Covid-19 travel restrictions
  2. Enrolled at Bentley campus
  3. Have completed your course/s in 2019, 2020 or 2021
  4. Have not attended a graduation ceremony previously and do not wish to attend one in person in the next 12 months


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