How many guests can I bring? 

You can bring up to two guests to the ceremony and three guests to the on-campus photoshoots (any child under the age of 12 months is not included) 

Can I bring more than two guests to the ceremony?

No due to covid requirements, numbers are limited. 

Can I buy the graduation gown and stole? 

No, gowns are hired by Chisholm and cannot be purchased. 

I graduated in a diploma level – will I still get a mortarboard? 

The mortarboards are only given to bachelor level and above graduands  

What happens if I cannot attend? 

Cancel your booking via your confirmation email and/or SMS message, or email the Events team – 

I booked a photography session at Frankston but now want to come to the Berwick campus– what do I do? 

If you need to change your booking, please do so via your confirmation email and follow the links. Or, email the Events team – 

When do I receive my photos? 

The photo gallery will be emailed to students three weeks after the sessions. A password will be provided in the email to access the gallery. 

How much do the photoshoots cost? 

The graduation photoshoots are $25.50 and includes your gown hire and photography.  

Do I need to pay to receive my photos? 

Your photos will be emailed to you and downloadable for free. Printing of your photos is at your own cost. 

What time do I need to arrive for an on-campus photoshoot? 

Please arrive no more than 10 minutes before your booking time. 

Where can I park if attending an on-campus photoshoot? 

Free parking is available on each campus. Please refer to the location information.

Do I have to speak when on stage at the ceremony? 

No, there is no speaking required on stage – you will be handed your letter of congratulations and then can leave the stage.