Graduation Application


Application Closure: School of Health and Social Service and Te Wananga Maori 

The Graduation Ceremony Applications for School of Health and Social Service and Te Wananga Maori to be held at Te Rauparaha Arena in Porirua on 25 March 2021 are now closed. Your qualification will be posted to you.



Apply to Graduate 

All students who have successfully completed the requirements of their programme of study are entitled to graduate.  This includes the requirement to have all fees paid and library items returned.  

The Application to Graduate online form must be completed at either  or

If your application is not received by the Ceremony Deadline Date you are attending, your qualification will be conferred in absentia and posted to you after the Ceremony.  You still need to complete the Application to Graduate form to ensure we have your correct address details.

Ceremony Deadline Dates can be found below:

- Te Rauparaha Arena Deadline

- Michael Fowler Centre Deadline


Graduation Cost

The total cost for you to hire your academic regalia and attend Graduation is $60.00.  This covers either a Whitireia or WelTec hood/stole, gown and trencher (if applicable).


Withdrawal from the Ceremony

If you register for the Graduation Ceremony, but then are subsequently unable to attend, please email  or

No refunds for academic dress hire will be given within two weeks of the Ceremony date.