Graduation

The Sydney College of Divinity has an annual graduation ceremony held at the Great Hall, Sydney University normally in the month of May. This is always a memorable occasion for both graduates and their families and friends as it incorporates times of worship, a short address and the conferral of Diplomas and Degrees to students.

 

INFORMATION FOR GRADUATING STUDENTS

All graduands will be sent an information letter with details about the arrangements for graduation.  If you expect to graduate and have not received an information letter please contact the Registrar of your Member Institution.

Academic Dress

To graduate you will be required to wear the appropriate regalia or academic dress.  This includes an academic gown, a trencher (cap) and a hood with the appropriate colours for your degree.

Gowns and Trenchers

Graduands are responsible to organise  to hire their own gown and trencher.  These are hired directly from University of Sydney Union and collected on Saturday morning and returned that afternoon by 1.30pm. Please follow the booking instructions provided on the University of Sydney Union website. Payments can be made by cheque or online.

Hoods

Hoods and stoles are to be hired and/or purchased through your home Member Institution.  Contact the Registrar at your institution to arrange this.

Prices:

  • Purchase: Price for hoods will be $120.00 for undergraduate awards and $150.00 for postgraduate awards. Stoles for Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma will be $60.00. If these are purchased direct from the Office of the Dean by the Graduand there is a $10.00 postage and handling fee (within Australia).
  • Hire: Hire cost for all hoods and stoles hired through the Member Institution is $60.00. If these are hired direct from the Office of the Dean by the Graduand the charges are: Hire $65.00 Deposit $50.00 Postage and handling $10.00

 

2017 GRADUATION

The 2017 SCD graduation was held on 1st April 2017 at the Great Hall, Sydney University. This year’s ceremony saw 242 students graduate across 16 different awards. Graduates were congratulated by the faculty and staff of the SCD along with about 450 family and friends. The Choir from St Mark’s Church Darling Point provided an inspiring musical interlude, the congregation was lead in worship by the Great Hall pipe organ and Dr Michael Spence (AC)  delivered a challenging occasional address. A great memory was created for the students on the completion of their studies.

Graduation Address 2017- Dr Michael Spence

DVD  of Graduation Ceremony

  • A DVD of the 2017 Graduation Ceremony will be available for purchase from the SCD Office.
  • DVD – $29.00 + PP$10.00
  • DVD’s also available for past graduations, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016

 

ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS AND TESTAMURS

Transcripts

An academic transcript is an official record of the units of study you have completed and the grades you have received for each unit.

If you would like to order a copy of your academic transcript please complete this form.

Testamurs

When you graduate you will receive one copy of your official testamur.

If you wish to order an extra or replacement copy please fill out this form.