Information for academic staff and members of the JCU Council (This information does not apply to graduating students)
If you wish to participate in an academic procession for the following ceremonies please complete and submit the registration form.
Venue: Great Hall Cairns Convention Centre
Date: Monday 17 December 2018 commencing @ 3:00pm
Division of Tropical Health & Medicine
Venue: Townsville Entertainment Centre
Date: Wednesday 19 December 2018 commencing @ 10:30am
Date: Wednesday 19 December 2018 commencing @ 3:00pm
Staff who have graduated from JCU may request the loan of a JCU gown to wear at a ceremony (PdD, masters,Honors and Bachelor).
Graduates of other institutions may borrow a black gown and mortarboard.
Please note: Due to high demand at some ceremonies, graduating PhD students are given first preference over staff for loan gowns.
To request the use of a loan gown please complete the gown loan section on the Registration Form.
Note: PhD loan gowns can only be collected from the venue on the day of the ceremony.
All other gowns - Bachelor, Masters, Honours and Black Gowns for graduates of other institutions.
Cairns Campus - (Building A4 Room 016)
Cairns Convention Centre (Mezzanine Level)
Townsville Campus - (Building 27 Room 002)
Townsville Entertainment & Convention Centre
Prior to each graduation ceremony a JCU cultural sash presentation ceremony will be held for graduating indigenous students.
Cairns: The Sheridan Street Foyer
Townsville: The Magnetic Room
Each sashing ceremony will commence thirty minutes before the commencement of each graduation ceremony.
Staff are encouraged to attend the cultural sash presentation ceremonies and are asked to be gowned prior to the commencement of the ceremony.
Academic Procession assembly points:
The procession enters the auditorium in the following order:
Protocol requires that you take off your trencher/bonnet during the playing of the National Anthem.
A short informal reception for members of the Academic Procession, VIP guests, PhD graduates and their families will be held immediately following the ceremony in the Magnetic Room (Townsville) and the Sheridan Street Foyer (Cairns).
Townsville Entertainment Centre
The Cairns Convention Centre