Ra Whakapūmau


Graduation is a time to celebrate success.

Nelson Graduation 2022

10 am ceremony(external link)

2pm ceremony (external link)

NB: To see the afternoon ceremony Click to play then click the “Grid Icon” Playlist Grid on the player toolbar to reveal the playlist of video titles.


Morning Ceremony


Afternoon Ceremony

  • Adult and Tertiary Teaching
  • Adventure Tourism
  • Apiculture
  • Aquaculture
  • Arts and Media
  • Automotive Trades
  • Beauty Therapy
  • Carpentry and Joinery
  • Computer Generated Animation
  • Computing and Information Technology
  • Engineering Trades
  • Foundation Studies
  • Hairdressing
  • Horticulture
  • Hospitality
  • Maritime
  • Music
  • Tourism
  • Applied Business
  • Business Administration
  • Career Development
  • Counselling
  • Fitness
  • Mātauranga Māori
  • Nursing
  • Social Work
Graduation Bear

Graduation Bear

Order a Degree bear or Diploma and Certificate Bear by mail order here [PDF, 808 KB](external link).

Degree Bears come with a mortarboard and a degree hood coloured for each different degree major.

Diploma and Certificate Bear have a gown.

Web Regalia Ladies

It's not too late to apply for your award

Complete one of the following forms to tell us how you would like to receive your award and if you wish to attend a graduation event.

If you would like to discuss your eligibility or have any queries about your award qualification, please talk with your programme area or contact

 Graduation Frequently Asked Questions

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