Frequently Asked Questions

General Information

Why is my ceremony date not displaying correctly according to my registration?

Once registrations close, all graduates who have registered for a Curtin Graduation ceremony either in Perth or at one of the global locations, will receive a Graduation Confirmation OC to their Official Communication Channel in OASIS. For dates please visit the graduations website

Your correct registration for your graduation ceremony will be confirmed at this time.

Academic Regalia

Academic regalia can be hired from GFP Graduations. Students are encouraged to obtain their academic regalia from GFP Graduations who are the Universities preferred supplier.

Click here for more information about your academic regalia.

Graduate Information

For information relating to your Graduation Ceremony and what you need to do please visit the Curtin Graduations website.

Parking & Public Transport

Information relating to parking and how to get to Curtin University can be found here.

Other Graduation Services

GFP Graduations is proud to provide a number of graduation services that can be purchased at your ceremony or pre-ordered online. Click here to view our services.

Graduate & Guest Tickets

Please visit the Curtin University Graduation page for information about graduate and guest tickets.

Contact Us

If your enquiry relates to our booking system, your questions may already be answered in our FAQ's.

For any enquiries relating to academic regalia, photography or graduation memorabilia please contact our Customer Support representatives.

Phone: 1300 360 445 (International: +61 8 8154 1388)
Web: Enquiry form

Academic Dress

Collection Times and Locations

Academic Regalia is available for collection prior to your ceremony at the Curtin University Campus.

All collection times and venues will be outlined in the Registration Confirmation sent to your Offical Communication (OC) in OASIS.

Adademic Dress FAQ's

Do I have to wear academic regalia to participate in my graduation ceremony?

Yes. You will be required to wear the official academic regalia for the degree that you are graduating from. The academic regalia set includes a gown, a sash in your faculty colour and a mortarboard or bonnet. (if applicable.) 

How do I choose my gown size?

When you place your order online you will have the option to select your size based on your height. Please note that you will be fitted for the correct size when you pickup your academic regalia.

How do I choose my mortarboard size?

Your mortarboard will be fitted when you collect your academic regalia.

When and where do I return my academic regalia?

Academic regalia must be returned on the day of your ceremony, after you have finalised your graduation photography.

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

We recommend you pay for your academic regalia with credit card. Alternatively, you can contact GFP on or 1300 360 445 to make a booking and pay on the day with cash and/or a debit transaction, however this booking must be made in advance.

Do I have to wear anything specific under my gown?

Please note all academic regalia is open at the front, therefore what you are wearing underneath will be visible. Dress code for the ceremony is neat business attire and appropriate footwear. The gowns are quite warm so you may want to remove any heavy jackets.

How much will my academic regalia cost?

  • HIRE: Bachelor or Master's set - $88 (includes gown, sash & mortarboard)
  • PURCHASE:  Bachelor or Master's set - $168 (includes gown, sash & mortarboard)
  • HIRE Doctor of Philosophy (PHD) Set - $150 (includes gown, hood & bonnet)
  • PURCHASE: Doctor of Philosophy (PHD) Set - $550 (includes gown, hood & bonnet)
  • Please note all Bachelor and Masters graduates retain their mortarboard 

Terms and Conditions

Return of Academic regalia - Academic regalia must be returned the same day of your ceremony. Failure to return your academic regalia within this period will incur a late fee. 
Cancellation of Order - If you need to cancel your order please contact GFP Customer Service to arrange a refund. Refunds are not applicable if your cancellation occurs within 24 hours of your ceremony.

How to wear your Academic Regalia

Gown - The gown is worn over the top of your clothing like a jacket, undergraduate's arms go through the sleeve, Masters students arm's slide through an opening in the sleeve.

Faculty Sash/Hood - The sash/hood is placed over the top of your gown, colour is shown at the cowl at the back of the gown, and along the front lapels of the gown. 

Mortarboard - The Mortarboard is worn with shallow peak to the front of your head and the deep peak at the back of the head, with the tassel placed on the left hand side of the head.

It is important to remember that the clothing you wear to your graduation ceremony will be visible as you walk across the stage. Neat, business attire is most appropriate, with a shirt and tie recommended for male graduates. It is best to avoid jeans and sneakers. Please also note that a mortarboard is usually worn as part of academic regalia, which should be kept in mind when planning your hair style.


Academic Regalia Sizes






4’9” – 5’1”



5’2” – 5’3”



5’4” – 5’5”



5’6” – 5’8”



5’9” – 6’1”



6’1” – 6’3”

Your mortarboard will be fitted when you collect your academic regalia.

Other Services

Studio Photography

Leave your graduation photos to the experts. GFP’s photography team will provide you and your family with a professional studio session that includes a wide range of individual, family and fun images.

Save time on your ceremony day you may and pre-order your Studio Photography package online. For more information and to pre-order please sign in to the Graduation Portal.

Stage Photography

GFP professional photography team will capture your moment on stage. Prints including the university logo, border and year of graduation are available for pickup at the conclusion of the ceremony.

Your stage photo will also be available to view and purchase through our website following your ceremony.

Pre-order your stage photograph package today through our Graduation Portal.

Framing & Plaques

Add the finishing touch to your degree certificate with a ready to hang frame or plaque. 

Our on-the-spot framing service provides a professional option with a choice of mat colours, custom designed for your University award. 

Our plaques, available in Gold or Silver, can be mounted to a variety of bases and are a wonderful way to display your certificate at home or the office.

To pre-order your frame or plaque please sign in to the Graduation Portal.

Bears & Charms

Cute little bears, all dressed and ready to take home. Available in a range of sizes with a graduation gown, mortarboard and a hood the same colour as yours!

Click here to pre-order your bear and have it ready to collect at your ceremony.

Ceremony Video

A professional record of the graduation ceremony, including your moment on stage!

Click here to view our range of Ceremony Video options and pre-order today.

For more information about our graduation services please click here.

Contact us

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



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