FAQs

Do I have to wear Academic Regalia to participate in my Graduation Ceremony?

Yes. You will be required to wear the prescribed Academic Regalia for the Degree or Diploma in which you are graduating. This includes a gown, mortarboard, hood and/or sash in the appropriate colour.

How do I book my Academic Regalia?

GFP Graduations provide an easy on-line solution to order and pay for your Academic Regalia. Simply go to tabor.graduations.com.au and follow the prompts. Once you have completed your order you will receive an email confirmation. Please present this confirmation at the GFP Regalia counter to collect your gown.
If you have any queries, please contact Customer Service on gowning@gfp.com.au or 1300 360 445.

When do I hire my Academic Regalia?

Academic Regalia will be open for booking 4-6 weeks before your ceremony

How do I work out my Gown Size?

When you place your order online you will have the option to select your size e.g. extra small, small, medium, large etc and we will also ask for your height, this will allow us to ensure you have the correct size.

When and where can I collect my Academic Regalia?

Gowning collection will take place at:
Tabor, Adelaide Campus Chapel
181 Goodwood Rd Millswood SA 5034,

Friday the 27th of April from 2pm – 5pm

When do I return my Academic Regalia?

Regalia must be returned after you have finalized your photographic and graduation services within 2 hours of the ceremony finishing. Failure to return your Academic Regalia within this period will incur a late fee. Please refer to the Terms & Conditions below.

What if I don't have credit card - can I pay cash?

We highly recommend you use our secure online ordering system to ensure availability. Your receipt will be emailed to you. Please print and present this receipt at the GFP Regalia counter to collect your Academic Regalia. Alternatively, you can contact GFP to make a booking to pay on the day using cash and/or debit transactions.

How much will my Academic Dress hire cost?

Regalia prices vary depending on your requirements - as a general rule:

Bachelor Degree:
Complete Set to Hire (Gown, Hood, Mortarboard) - $60 Purchase - $200

Master Degree:
Complete Set to Hire (Gown, Hood, Mortarboard) - $65 Purchase - $220

Doctorates:
Complete Set to Hire (Gown, Hood, Velvet Mortarboard) - $160 - Purchase $460

For full pricing please visit the products section of this website.

Terms and Conditions

Return of Academic Regalia - Academic Regalia is to be returned within 2 hours of conclusion of your ceremony. Failure to return Academic Regalia on time will incur a charge equivalent to the balance of the purchase price of the regalia.
Cancellation of Order - If you need to cancel your order please contact Customer Service to arrange your refund. Generally refunds are not applicable if your cancellation occurs within 3 days of your ceremony.

Can I apply for or buy more tickets for my graduation ceremony?

Please contact the university for more ticketing information

I don’t want to miss my graduation; what are the important dates I need to know about?

Dates vary from year to year. You can find all the important graduation dates and deadlines on the Graduations website.

What should I wear to my graduation?

All graduates who attend their ceremony must wear the appropriate academic attire: gown, with hood and mortar board or bonnet. It is important to note that the gown is open at the front, therefore what you are wearing underneath is visible. We recommend wearing business attire under your gown and comfortable shoes. Information regarding gown hire and Academic Regalia rules can be found on the Graduations website.

How long is the graduation ceremony?

The ceremony is usually 90mins but can go longer depending on the number of graduands attending.

How much does it cost to graduate?

Information regarding costs involved in graduating can be found on the Graduations website.

What happens in a graduation ceremony?

Ceremonies differ depending on where/when they are held and if you are sitting on the stage or in the body of the hall. You will get a full overview of what happens in a graduation ceremony at your pre-ceremony briefing. It is very important that you attend your briefing.

What time do I need to arrive for my graduation ceremony?

You are required to assemble for a pre-ceremony briefing no later than 1.5 hours prior to the commencement time. Please ensure that you are wearing the appropriate academic attire for this briefing, as you will be going straight from the briefing to the presentation hall. Further information regarding when to arrive and where to go on the day of your ceremony can be found on the Graduations website.

How can I get to my Graduation Ceremony?

Ceremony takes place at Edwardstown Baptist Church, corner of Dorene St & Rothesay Ave, St. Marys. Parking is available on site

Contact us

For any issue, please contact our Customer Support Representatives at:

EMAIL

info@gfp.com.au

PHONE

Australia: 1300 360 445
International: +61 8 8154 1388