Past Event26 Aug - 27 Aug 2020

Auckland University of Technology, Winter Graduation 2020

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Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre, Aotea Centre

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Due to the restrictions on social gatherings in alert level 3, we are sorry we are unable to host our planned in-person Winter graduation ceremonies in August.

AUT did not make this decision lightly because the celebration of our students’ achievements is the highlight of our academic year. However, AUT has a duty of care and responsibility to ensure the health of our students, and their friends and family are protected.

Although we won’t be able to come together to mark this significant milestone, students will still have their qualification awarded and transcripts will be available via My eQuals.

AUT is working on a possible celebration of our graduands online via live streaming which will be confirmed by Wednesday. We will be in contact again this Wednesday to advise further.

If you have any questions, please contact a Student Hub advisor via email or phone 0800 288 864. You can also check out the updates on the graduation section of the AUT website.




Additional graduation tickets will not be available until Monday 17 August.

Auckland is now at alert level 3. In response to this, a decision will be made in relation to the graduation ceremonies taking place in person on Friday 14 August and communicated out after 2pm. If you have any questions please contact the Student Hub at



Graduation is the pinnacle event for AUT; New Zealand’s second largest university. A momentous life event for many of our students, graduation celebrates the completion of a student’s qualification, and is a heart-warming showcase of student achievement and formal traditions.

Nearly 2,000 AUT students will be graduating at the Winter Graduation ceremonies at Aotea Centre on Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 August, from the following faculties:

  • Business, Economics and Law
  • Culture and Society
  • Design and Creative Technologies
  • Health and Environmental Sciences
  • Te Ara Poutama

The graduation ceremonies are a culmination of the hard work, sacrifice and determination that goes into achieving a tertiary qualification; not just for the students, but for their whānau and friends as well.

The students graduating this winter will become part of AUT’s fast-growing alumni community of more than 100,000 graduates who are now making an impact all over the world.

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