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Graduation

Class of 2020 Graduation

Our graduation ceremonies are a great opportunity to reflect on what you’ve achieved and celebrate your success with your trainers, classmates, friends, and family.

This page will provide you with all the latest updates and news around your graduation - reservation details coming soon!

We look forward to celebrating with you.

Register for a Graduation Ceremony

The GOTAFE family are excited to invite you to our Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremonies.

Reservations are now open.

Click the link below to select your preferred graduation ceremony location. You will then be directed to the reservations page to register guests and receive your tickets.

We're looking forward to celebrating this exciting milestone with you!

Graduating Students

Shepparton Graduation Ceremonies

Wednesday 15th September 2021, 6PM, The Woolshed

Wangaratta Graduation Ceremonies

Wednesday 1st September 2021, 6PM, Wangaratta Performing Arts & Convention Centre

Benalla Graduation Ceremony

Tuesday 31st August 2021, 6PM, Lakeside Community Centre

Seymour / Wallan Graduation Ceremony

Tuesday 14th September 2021, 6PM, Trawool Estate

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Any student who completed their studies in 2020 is eligible to graduate.

Yes. We encourage you to register to attend a graduation ceremony to celebrate your achievements.

GOTAFE regretfully needed to cancel the Shepparton and Werribee Graduation Ceremonies in 2020 due to the COVID-19 situation. This included the:

  • Shepparton Graduation Ceremony, Wednesday 25th March
  • Werribee Graduation Ceremony, Wednesday 15th April

We apologise for the inconvenience caused by these cancellations. If you were to attend one of these ceremonies, we would welcome you to come along to one of our graduations this year.

You must register before the RSVP cut-off date if you want to attend a graduation ceremony. If you have not pre-registered to graduate at one of our events, you will not be able to attend or receive a graduation certificate. Registrations will open on the 15th February 2021

If you completed your studies in 2020 you will be allowed to attend a graduation ceremony. It is important you register to secure a place at the graduation before reservations close. If you did not receive a graduation invitation, please notify your course trainer.

Yes. Please dress in smart casual attire.

If you cannot attend a graduation ceremony, you will still receive your official course completion certificate in the mail in line with your graduating requirements. Attending a graduation ceremony does not impact whether or not you successfully complete a course.

Each graduating student can bring up to 2 guests. Places are limited, so we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.

If you would like to bring more than 2 guests, please tick the box to be added to our waiting list when you register your guests.

Yes, you should see a waitlist option under reservations page.

Graduation ceremonies will be held in Wangaratta, Shepparton, Seymour, Wallan and Benalla. Venue details will be provided leading up to the ceremony date.

Should the current restrictions on public gatherings change, we will inform you of how these changes will affect your graduation ceremony by email.

Our intention is to be as flexible as possible to allow all graduating students to attend a ceremony in a location that suits them. Why not get together with your classmates and arrange to attend the same event!

Still have a question?

No problem, just send us an email and we will help you :)