Graduation Support

If you have any questions and the graduation itself, the support staff at the university can help. 

To get support please fill in the form below and we’ll be in touch shortly.


Graduation Ceremony

13 DECEMBER 2023

Welcome to your Graduation.

Graduation Day is a wonderful occasion when graduates get to celebrate the culmination of many years of study and recognising their achievements.

This is a formal event steeped in tradition and we welcome you along with your family and friends to join us to celebrate this special occasion.


Date: Wednesday, December 13th, 2023
1100: Humanities and Social Sciences, Business and Capability Technology Management programs Ceremony
1500 Computing and Cyber, Technology, Engineering and Science programs Ceremony
Location: Adams Auditorium, Building 111
Australian Defence Force Academy

The Graduation portal opens in:


Please review the FAQ page

If you would like to attend the Graduation Ceremony, please login to our Registration Portal.

* If your Student ID begins with a ‘Z’, please exclude this and begin with the following number.


You will go through a stepped process to register, nominate guest tickets, select your Regalia sizes, choose photo packages and more.

* If you choose to supply your own academic dress, it must be pre-approved by UNSW Canberra at ADFA student administrative services. Please use the “Graduation Support” button in the top menu and we will contact you to complete your registration.


Please review the FAQ page

The Graduation portal is closed, if you feel you need to attend this ceremony please contact support.


Please review the FAQ page


Regalia is worn over business/smart casual attire, it’s important to note that the gown is open at the front and you should dress appropriately.

Staff will be on-hand to dress you in your gown, hood and trencher.

We have a detailed FAQ section on Academic dress, with instruction on finding your size.


We will have a professional graduation photography team capturing you throughout the day, including  the award presentation ceremony, portraits and studio sessions with your family and friends. 

Your ticket includes one (1) high resolution digital photos including your award presentation and a studio portrait.

You will also have the option to select a Family Photo package upgrade and additional high resolution prints in the portal.

You will go home with your wonderful memories.


All frames are crafted using quality materials and solid timbers, all sourced from eco-sustainable plantations and made in Australia. All packaging used is 100% environmentally friendly and recyclable.

Frames come with a manufacturers lifetime guarantee.

Pre-order your frames in the portal to add the finishing touch to your degree and photos. 


We have a selection Graduation bears available to buy as a keepsake of your graduation.

These make a perfect memento to sit on your desk to remind you of your achievements.