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Ceremony

1. Where are the Graduation Ceremonies held?
James Cook University Graduation Ceremony in Singapore is held annually. The exact date and venue will be announced 2 months prior the event on our website.

Please ensure that you take note of the correct Graduation Ceremony date, venue and reporting time.

It is important that you and your guest attend the Graduation Ceremony on time.
2. Can I attend either the Townsville or Cairns Ceremony?
Yes, but you must state it clearly in your Graduation Application Form during submission. Please note that once it is approved you will not be able to change the selected Graduation Ceremony.
3. Do I need to wear Graduation Gown to the ceremony?
Yes, the wearing of Graduation Gown at Graduation Ceremonies is compulsory.

More details on academic regalia are available in the FAQs on Academic Regalia section. Graduands are to visit the vendor online portal to input gown fitting information and arrange for their gown collection date.

The University will not be responsible for special gown collection arrangements made with the vendor.
4. Am I charged for the 2 tickets for my guest?
No. Each graduand is entitled to 2 complimentary guest tickets
5. Can I sit with my guests?
No. Graduands are seated and arranged in their designated areas. Guests will be seated separately to facilitate the graduation process.
6. What time do I need to register at the Graduation Ceremony?
Registration opens at 9.30am and closes at 10.30am.
7. Can I take my personal belongings (eg handbags etc) with me while being presented?
No, you are not allowed to bring bulky personal belongings up the stage. For safety and security reasons, you should not bring any hand held items (handbags mobile phones etc) into the auditorium. Please arrange for a family member or friend to hold them for you before you register.
8. How long is the Graduation Ceremony?
The session will last until approximately 1.00pm. Refreshments will then be served.
9. Will there be a photo taken during my presentation to the Chancellor?
Yes, each graduate is photographed being presented to the Chancellor
10. Where do I collect my guest tickets?
All guest tickets to the Ceremony can be collected from Creative District when you collect your Academic Regalia.

Each graduand is entitled to 2 complimentary guest tickets only.
11. Can I purchase additional guest tickets?
Additional guest tickets can be requested via the online system when you are ordering your academic gown. You may request up to a total of 3 additional tickets which will be charged at S$90 per ticket. All requests are process on a first-come-first-served basis and are subjected to capacity availability in the function room.
12. Do I require a ticket for myself?
Your ‘Graduand seating card’ will be issued to you in the Ballroom during registration on the 15 November 2014, Saturday. That will be your official entry for the graduation ceremony.
13. If I have any further enquiries whom can I contact on rental of the Academic Regalia and Graduation Ceremony details?
Please contact the respective personnel for the following information:

Academic Regalia
Miss May Kok, Miss Chaisky Ong, Mr Clarence Lee
Creative District Pte Ltd
11, Chang Charn Road, #05-03
Shriro House, Singapore 159640
Tel No. : 6471 2788
Email: enquiry@creativedistrict.com.sg

Graduation Ceremony
JCU Singapore
149 Sims Drive Singapore 387380
Graduation Office: +65 6709 3705
Events Office: +65 6709 3680
Email: graduation-singapore@jcu.edu.au