Staff Information

Stage attendance

All academic, research and senior administrative staff are invited to attend the graduation ceremonies and participate in the processions. A strong staff presence helps to ensure the success of these events and your participation is appreciated. Lecturers have the authority to cancel their classes if they wish to attend.

Online applications are now closed.

If you wish to attend one of the main ceremonies please email Becky Wilson.
For the Māori Celebration please contact Taniya Ward.
For the Pasifika Celebration please contact Sonny Liuvaie.

Audience attendance

If you wish to be seated in the audience please email Becky Wilson with which ceremony you wish to attend and the number of tickets required.

Gown hire

Gowns can be hired from Academic dress hire, run by the Graduate Women Manawatū Charitable Trust inc. You can complete an online hire form on their website.  

Due dates for staff academic dress hire

  • 13th April annually for May graduation
  • 1st October annually for November graduation

Please ensure you order your academic regalia before this date. Orders cannot be accepted during the two weeks prior to Graduation.

Massey Waiata

Please note that the ancient latin anthem Gaudeamus Igitur has been replaced with the Massey waiata Te Kunenga Ki Pūrehuroa. Staff are encouraged to join in singing the waiata and a recording can be accessed here.

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