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Wellington graduation ceremonies and celebrations

Dates, times and locations for the Wellington graduation ceremonies, procession, after graduation reception and the celebrations to honour Māori and Pacific graduates.

In order to attend a graduation ceremony or celebration you need to apply to graduate. View the details of each ceremony to find out which one you should attend. 

Ceremony 1: Tuesday 20th April 2021 at 9.00am - College of Creative Arts

College of Creative Arts

All graduands from this college should attend this ceremony.

  • Certificate in Visual Arts
  • Diploma in Photography
  • Diploma in Visual Arts
  • Diploma in Fine Arts
  • Diploma in Design
  • Bachelor of Commercial Music
  • Bachelor of Creative Media Production
  • Bachelor of Design
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Māori Visual Arts
  • Graduate Diploma in Design
  • Graduate Diploma in Fine Arts
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Arts
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Arts – only major in Visual and Material Culture
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Design
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Arts
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Māori Visual Arts
  • Bachelor of Commercial Music (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Creative Media Production (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Design (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours)
  • Master of Arts– only major in Visual and Material Culture
  • Master of Creative Enterprise
  • Master of Design
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Māori Visual Arts
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy

Ceremony 2: Tuesday 20th April 2021 at 2.30pm - Professional and Continuing Education, New Zealand School of Music, College of Health, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Sciences, Massey Business School

Professional and Continuing Education

All students being awarded a certificate from this centre should attend this ceremony.

  • Certificate in Elementary Intensive English
  • Certificate in Pre-Intermediate Intensive English
  • Certificate in Upper Intermediate Intensive English
  • Certificate in Advanced Intensive English
  • Foundation Certificate in Academic English
  • Foundation Certificate in Advanced Academic English
  • Certificate in Foundation Studies
  • Certificate in University Preparation

New Zealand School of Music

All graduands from this school should attend this ceremony. 

  • Foundation Certificate in Jazz
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Music (Honours)
  • Master of Music
  • Bachelor of Music (Perform)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Music Teaching
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Music Therapy
  • Master of Musical Arts

College of Health

All graduands from this college should attend this ceremony.

  • Certificate in Public Health
  • Certificate in Mental Health and Addiction
  • Diploma in Health Science
  • Diploma in Rehabilitation
  • Bachelor of Health Science
  • Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Sport & Exercise
  • Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology
  • Graduate Diploma in Environmental Health
  • Graduate Diploma in Occupational Safety & Health
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Social Work
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Rehabilitation
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Sport & Exercise
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Social Service Supervision
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Sport & Exercise (Honours)
  • Master of Applied Social Work
  • Master of Health Science
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Public Health
  • Master of Social Work
  • Master of Sport & Exercise
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

All graduands from this college should attend this ceremony. 

  • Certificate in Arts
  • Certificate in Adult Education
  • Certificate in Border and Biosecurity
  • Certificate in Counselling Theory
  • Diploma in Adult Education
  • Diploma in Arts
  • Diploma for Education Support Workers
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Communication – only majors in Expressive Arts, International Languages, Linguistics and Media Studies
  • Bachelor of Defence Studies
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Bachelor of Education (Adult Education)
  • Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Early Years 0 -8
  • Bachelor of Education (Teaching) Primary/Diploma in Education Studies
  • Bachelor of Resource & Environmental Planning
  • Bachelor of Speech and Language Therapy
  • Te Aho Tātairangi: Bachelor of Teaching Māori Medium/Diploma in Māori Education
  • Te Aho Tātairangi Bachelor of Teaching and Learning Kura Kaupapa Māori
  • BA / BBS Joint Programme
  • BA / BSc Joint Programme
  • Graduate Certificate in Arts
  • Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management
  • Graduate Certificate in TEAL
  • Graduate Diploma in Adult Learning and Teaching
  • Graduate Diploma in Arts
  • Graduate Diploma in Emergency Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Geographic Information Systems
  • Graduate Diploma in Māori Development
  • Graduate Diploma in Media Studies
  • Graduate Diploma of Teaching (ECE)
  • Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Primary)
  • Graduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary)
  • Graduate Diploma in Women's Studies
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Arts
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Administration & Leadership
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Educational and Developmental Psychology
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Psychology
  • Postgraduate Certificate in International Development
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Planning
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Speech and Language Therapy
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Specialist Teaching
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching
  • Te Aho Paerewa Postgraduate Diploma Teaching and Learning in Māori Medium
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Whānau Development
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Arts – except major in Visual and Material Culture
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Communication –only majors in Expressive Arts, International Languages, Linguistics and Media Studies
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Administration and Leadership
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Emergency Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Service Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in International Development
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Industrial/Organisational Psychology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Literacy Education
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Museum Studies
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Planning
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychological Practice
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Speech & Language Therapy
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Social Sector Evaluation Research
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Te Reo Māori
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Whānau Development
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Communication (Honours) - only majors in Expressive Arts, International Languages, Linguistics and Media Studies
  • Master of Applied Linguistics
  • Master of Arts - except major in Visual and Material Culture
  • Master of Counselling Studies
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Educational Administration and Leadership
  • Master of Educational and Developmental Psychology
  • Master of Educational Psychology
  • Master of International Development
  • Master of International Security
  • Master of Literacy Education
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Master of Public Policy
  • Master of Resource & Environmental Planning
  • Master of Speech Language Therapy
  • Master of Specialist Teaching
  • Master of Sustainable Development Goals
  • Master of Teaching and Learning
  • Master of TESOL Leadership
  • Doctor of Clinical Psychology
  • Doctor of Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy

College of Sciences

All graduands from this college should attend this ceremony. 

  • Foundation Certificate in Agriculture
  • Diploma in Dairy Technology
  • Diploma in Horticulture
  • Diploma in Meat Technology
  • Certificate in Science & Technology
  • Science Certificate
  • Diploma in Agriculture
  • Diploma in AgriCommerce
  • Diploma in Facilities Management
  • Diploma in Science & Technology
  • Bachelor of Agribusiness (previously Bachelor of AgriCommerce)
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science (previously Bachelor of AgriScience)
  • Bachelor of Animal Science
  • Bachelor of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Construction
  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering with Honours
  • Bachelor of Environmental Management
  • Bachelor of Food Technology
  • Bachelor of Food Technology (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Horticultural Science
  • Bachelor of Information Sciences
  • Bachelor of Natural Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor Veterinary Science
  • BA / BSc Joint Programme
  • BBS / BSc Joint Programme
  • Graduate Certificate in Science & Technology
  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Statistics
  • Graduate Diploma in Facilities Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Information Sciences
  • Graduate Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Meat Industry Operations
  • Graduate Diploma in Quality Systems
  • Graduate Diploma in Rural Studies
  • Graduate Diploma in Science
  • Graduate Diploma in Technology
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Agribusiness (previously Postgraduate Diploma in AgriCommerce)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in AgriScience
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Construction
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Construction Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Ergonomics
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Food Technology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Information Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Māori Resource & Environmental Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Quality Systems
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Technology
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Veterinary Clinical Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Veterinary Prevent Medicine
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Veterinary Public Health
  • Bachelor of Environmental Management (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Information Sciences (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons)
  • Master of Agribusiness (previously Master of AgriCommerce)
  • Master of Agriculture
  • Master of AgriScience
  • Master of Applied Statistics
  • Master of Construction
  • Master of Construction Management
  • Master of Engineering
  • Master of Engineering Studies
  • Master of Environmental Management
  • Master of Ergonomics
  • Master of Food Technology
  • Master of Information Sciences
  • Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Master of Natural Science
  • Master of Quality Systems
  • Master of Supply Chain Management
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Technology
  • Master of Veterinary Medicine
  • Master of Veterinary Medicine (Biosecurity)
  • Master of Veterinary Science
  • Master of Veterinary Studies
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy 

Massey Business School

All graduands from this college should attend this ceremony.

  • Certificate in Aviation
  • Certificate in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Business Studies
  • Diploma in Communication
  • Bachelor of Accountancy
  • Bachelor of Applied Economics
  • Bachelor of Aviation
  • Bachelor of Aviation Management
  • Bachelor of Business Information
  • Bachelor of Business Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Business (previously Bachelor of Business Studies)
  • Bachelor of Business Studies/Bachelors of Arts
  • Bachelor of Business Studies/Bachelors of Science
  • Bachelor of Communication - only majors in:
    Communication Management, Journalism Studies, Marketing Communication, Public Relations, and the composite major Communication Management/Journalism Studies. All other majors for this qualification graduate in the College of Humanities Ceremony.
  • Bachelor of Retail and Business Management
  • Bachelor of Sport Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Journalism
  • Graduate Diploma in Aviation
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Studies 
  • Graduate Diploma in Journalism Studies
  • Graduate Diploma in Public Sector Management
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Business
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Aviation
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Banking
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business (previously Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Administration)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business Information
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Service Management
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Sport Management
  • Bachelor of Applied Economics (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Aviation (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Aviation Management (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Communication (Honours) – only majors in Communication Management, Journalism Studies, Marketing Communication or Public Relations
  • Executive Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Advanced Leadership Practice
  • Master of Applied Economics
  • Master of Aviation
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Business Information
  • Master of Business Studies
  • Master of Finance
  • Master of Information Systems
  • Master of Journalism
  • Master of Management
  • Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance
  • Master of Sport Management
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy

Procession

Subject to fine weather, there will be a procession between the two ceremonies. Whānau and friends of graduands are invited to take photographs and cheer on the procession.

Assembly point

All graduands will assemble at the forecourt of Parliament grounds no later than 12.50pm. Note that Molesworth Street and the Parliament grounds forecourt are congested traffic areas with restricted parking. Please use this street as a drop-off point only.

Graduates of the first ceremony who wish to take part in the procession will be able to take a chartered bus from the Michael Fowler Centre. Buses will leave at approximately 12.30pm to prepare for the procession.

Procession route

From the forecourt of Parliament grounds up Lambton Quay, into Willis Street, left through Mercer Street concluding in Civic Square.

The procession takes approximately half an hour, concluding at Civic Square, where the Mayor will greet the procession.

Procession map

Wellington Graduation Procession Map (1,066 KB)

Cancellation

If the parade is cancelled due to bad weather, it will be announced on Massey social media or you may check by phoning (04) 801 5799 ext 63344 between 10.00am and 12.30pm on the day.

Reception after graduation ceremony

After the conclusion of each graduation ceremony, there will be light refreshments provided for the graduates and their guests. This is an opportunity for graduates and their guests to celebrate with college staff. A pay bar service will be available.

The reception is held in the Renouf Foyer of the Michael Fowler Centre.

Ceremony venue

The address of the venue for the Wellington graduation ceremonies is as follows:

Michael Fowler Centre
111 Wakefield Street
Wellington

Celebration to honour Māori graduates

Wednesday 21st April 2021 at 9.30am

Marae
Wellington campus
Wallace Street
Mt Cook
Wellington

For further information see celebrations to honour Māori graduates.

Celebration to honour Pacific graduates

Tuesday 20 April 2021 at 6:30pm

Flax and Fern room
Block 9
Wellington campus
Wallace Street
Mount Cook
Wellington

For further information see celebrations to honour Pacific graduates.

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