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2018 Commencement Address

The Australian National University

Monday, 12 February 2018 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm (AEDT)

2018 Commencement Address

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General admission 09/02/2018 Free  

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WHAT IS COMMENCEMENT?

Commencement is the formal induction for all new students at ANU. It’s an opportunity to hear from the Vice-Chancellor, notable graduates and other great speakers about what makes ANU such an exciting place.

Expect a fun event full of colour and excitement and the opportunity to get to meet some fantastic people.

 

WHO IS SPEAKING IN 2018?

In 2018, ANU graduate and 2016 ANU Postgraduate Student of the Year, Assistant Professor Jessa Rogers, will give the Commencement keynote address. Jessa is an exciting education leader who has a passion for education and empowerment of Aboriginal women.

The event will also feature a traditional Welcome to Country, remarks from the Vice-Chancellor, and other great speakers.

 

WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO?

1. Register for the event.
2. Chose the College you wish to process in with.
3. On the day, show up in your College colours (see What are the College colours below).
4. Meet your College procession group (You will be sent more information about where and what time to meet your College closer to the date)
5. Join in the procession and meet some new people in your cohort.
6. Take your seat and enjoy the event.
After the event there will be a drinks reception which you're all welcome to attend. Please remember to bring your ID with you as alcohol will be served.

  

WHAT IF I DON’T KNOW WHAT COLLEGE I’M IN?

Visit https://programsandcourses.anu.edu.au/ and type in the name of your degree program. You will be able to see what College offers the program at the top of the information page:

For example:

 

WHAT IF I’M STUYDING A FLEXIBLE DOUBLE DEGREE?

Maybe you prefer a particular colour or you know people from a particular College. There’s no set rule, so pick whichever College you like.

 

WHAT ARE THE COLLEGE COLOURS?

College or Discipline

Colour

ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences

Union Jack blue

ANU College of Asia & the Pacific

Terracotta (Orange)

ANU College of Business & Economics

Gold

ANU College of Engineering & Computer Science

Claret (Dark Red)

ANU College of Law

Purple

ANU College of Science*

Green

ANU College of Health and Medicine*

Turquoise

*Please note that these two Colleges will process in together as the Joint Colleges of Science

 

WHAT IF I’M AN ONLINE STUDENT?

You can still participate! The event will be live streamed on our Facebook and YouTube channels from 4pm (AEDT).

Have questions about 2018 Commencement Address? Contact The Australian National University

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University Avenue
North Road end
Canberra, ACT 2601
Australia

Monday, 12 February 2018 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm (AEDT)


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The Australian National University

The Australian National University (ANU) is a celebrated place of intensive research, education and policy engagement. ANU is home to an interconnected community of scholars. The University is located in the heart of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia.

http://www.anu.edu.au/

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