Ceremony dates

Each year Ara holds graduation ceremonies for students to celebrate their academic achievements. Our Christchurch ceremonies are held at the Horncastle Arena. Our Southern campus ceremonies are held in Timaru at the Southern Trust Event Centre.

2017 ceremony dates

 

16 February - Southern campuses graduation

All departments for Timaru, Oamaru and Ashburton

31 March - Autumn graduation

Morning ceremony at 9.00am will be for the following departments:

  • Engineering and Architectural Studies
  • Science and Primary Industries
  • Trades
  • Humanities
  • Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health

Afternoon ceremony at 2.30pm will be for the following departments:

  • Computing
  • Creative Industries
  • Business
  • Hospitality and Service Industries

15 September - Spring graduation

Morning ceremony at 10.00am will be for all departments:

  • Business
  • Computing
  • Creative Industries
  • Engineering and Architectural Studies
  • Hospitality Service Industries
  • Humanities
  • Nursing. Midwifery and Allied Health
  • Science and Primary Industries
  • Trades

2018 ceremony dates

Southern campuses graduation

Dates and departments to be announced

29 March - Autumn graduation

Departments to be announced

21 September - Spring graduation

Departments to be announced