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Graduation FAQ’s

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.


All the FAQs


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

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


Dress to impress

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

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


  • Crispy pork belly with chilli, mint, coriander, and an asian herb salad
    drizzled with a honey, lime and citrus dressing

  • Seared sea scallops with cauliflower puree, date and walnut relish with a parmesan crisp

  • Samphire and persian feta tartlet with a snow pea tendril salad


  • Lamb wellington served on a bed of garlic and chive sweet potato mash, with a side of steamed broccolini and finished with a rich pan jus

  • Seared barramundi served on a bed of foraged mushroom risotto with
    king island double cream and basil oil

  • Purple congo gnocchi served with pan-fried peas, sage, eschallot
    and dressed with wild rocket and parmesan


  • Gin & tonic tart served with lemon sorbet, minted sugar and candied orange

  • Caramel fudge cake with raspberry mousse and pistachio custard

  • Hazelnut chocolate meringue topped with chocolate floss and a minestrone of fruit

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.