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Graduation information

Graduating from University is one of the most important days of your life. Be prepared with this list of important things to know before attending your UNE Graduation.

Please note: The grad portal is closed at the moment.

Important Information

All the FAQs

Gown up.

UNE Life’s Graduation Services has a wide range of gowns, bonnets, trenchers, hoods, and stoles for sale and hire, that meet the needs of graduands. You’ll find all of these items and more at The Shop.


Dress to impress


It is our pleasure to be able to offer you not only the service of academic dress purchase, but a range of services to ensure that our graduation is everything it should be.


Order Gown Now

Follow Graduation on Social Media

We would love you to share your day with us!

Simply tag @unelife2351 and we will add you to the 2020 Graduation Visual  Time Capsule

Let’s stay connected! 

#UniNewEngland #ProudToBeUNE

Did you know…

When you purchase through UNE Life, you’re helping future graduands reach their potential as well. All money spent with UNE Life goes back into the student experience and amenity, on campus.

Be sure to fill out your Graduation Services Order Form as early as possible to ensure you have everything prepared for your graduation day.

OR if you really just need to speak with a human:

Academic Dress Enquiries 02 6773 3073

UNE Graduation Enquiries 02 6773 2000

Graduates walk

You may also like to celebrate your achievement by leaving a celebratory memory at UNE and purchasing a Graduates Walk paver.

By purchasing a paver, you will be directly assisting other students via the provision of Scholarships.


Purchase a paver

Celebrate with food!

Check out the food options on Graduation day

From 7:30am

Morning Tea

A great day starts with a coffee, so we will have all hands on deck to make sure your day starts right.

Booloominbah Collection and Café Life open from 7.30am and as the day gets exciting we will also have a pop-up coffee stand on the lawns of Booloominbah too.

Our team will be around all day to make sure you have a delightful day filled with celebrations and fun! Indulge with our fresh daily prepared biscuits, cakes and slices, made especially for you by our chefs.


Add the finishing touches


2 or 3 Course

Sit down lunch at Booloominbah

Celebrate over a 2 or 3 Course sit down lunch and a glass of champagne.

2 Course $50 | 3 Course $65 | Child $25

*Prices are per person


  • Ricotta & Sweetcorn Filled Pumpkin Flower (V)
  • Prawns Wrapped in Kataifi Pastry with Micro Herb Salad Honey Dressing
  • Lamb Mignon with Creamed Fetta Adzuki Bean Salad


  • Atlantic Salmon with a Pistachio Lemon & Saffron Croquette
  • Pumpkin Goats Cheese & Leek Tart (V)
  • Eye Fillet with Pea Puree & Potato Gratian Pan Jus


  • Earl Grey Pear & Caramel Layer Cake
  • Mandarin Yuzu & White Chocolate Bar
  • Mango & Coconut Mousse Pineapple & Macadamia Crunch

Child Menu

  • Chicken nuggets with steamed veg and chips followed by Ice Cream

  • Crumbed fish with steamed veg and chips followed by Ice Cream

*Cancellations must be made by written notice one week prior to the booking, otherwise, only 50% of the amount is refundable.


Book your lunch now


Celebrate on the lawns

Gourmet BBQ

Treat yourself to a Gourmet BBQ looking over the picturesque Grounds at UNE.

Adult BBQ plate $25 | Child BBQ plate $15

*prices are per person

Bring a picnic rug and enjoy a celebratory glass of champagne on the beautiful lawns of Graduates’ walk with live music and hospitality provided by Life, Functions & Catering. 


Book your BBQ


How to wear your academic dress.