Graduating with your Bachelor of Laws degree is the culmination of hard work and dedication to study. The award of your degree is celebrated at traditional graduation ceremonies which are a special time for you and your family.

Autumn Graduation - May 2017

How to apply

Applications for Autumn Graduation 2017 will open 5 December 2016.

If you have met the requirements of your degree or diploma qualification and if your faculty have declared you eligible to graduate, the application form will be available in your Student Services Online account up until the closing date.

If you become eligible to graduate during this period, you will receive an email notifying you that you may apply to graduate via the form in your Student Services Online account.

Autumn Graduation Schedule

Details of the Law School Graduation Ceremony will be provided nearer the time. The ceremony will take place in the ASB Theatre at the Aotea Centre, Auckland City. The ceremony is expected to take approximately two hours.

What to wear to graduation

See an outline of the appropriate academic dress, and read suggestions on what to wear with your regalia.

What should I wear?

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Auckland Law School graduation afternoon tea

Prior to our graduation ceremonies, the Dean of Law, Professor Andrew Stockley, hosts a complementary morning or afternoon tea for our graduands and their guests.

Details for the Autumn Graduation afternoon tea will be available shortly.


Ordering of graduation photograph

You are able to order A3 copies of the graduation photo taken at the afternoon tea - perfect for framing. The photographs are $30 each, and include a list of all graduands. 

Orders for the 2016 Spring Graduation have now closed. If you have ordered a copy, it will be available from the Law School Student Centre from 15 November.

 If you have any questions or concerns about ordering or collection of the photo, please contact Christina at