Graduation tickets and memorabilia

Find out how you get guest tickets for your graduation ceremony, where your guests can sit, and what memorabilia you can buy on the day.

Guest tickets

Each graduand gets up to six free guest tickets for their graduation ceremony. Only your guests need tickets – graduands do not. More tickets may be available closer to the ceremony.

Ticketmaster website


Seating is allocated and your guests should arrive at least 30 minutes before the ceremony starts.

Graduands sit separately from their guests.

Ceremony format

Each ceremony follows the same format – you and your guests can learn more about the format and what to expect.

Graduation ceremony: what to expect


You can buy memorabilia at the venue on the day of your graduation:

  • Official AUT Alumni Graduation Bears (profits go to the AUT Foundation’s Endowment Scholarship Fund)
  • Photos: professional photos are taken as each graduand crosses the stage (buy 2 to 3 days after the ceremony from Global Pix website)
  • DVD: professionally produced DVDs of the procession and ceremony are sold on the day, or online from Captures Video Productions website
  • Flowers: a florist is present with a range of bouquets
  • Official AUT Graduation Ring: Order online before Graduation
Student FAQs

Your graduation certificate and transcript

The results of your studies are recorded as official academic documents – graduation certificates and transcripts.

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