Graduation

Graduation

ACD graduations are held in May each year (see Academic calendar for date).

Students must nominate whether they will be attending to have their awards conferred.

Gown Hire

Academic Dress for ACD Awards are set out in the table below.

ACD students are supplied with gowns free of charge on graduation day. Students must complete their attendance form prior to graduation in order to organise gown hire and preparation of testamurs.

Vocational Education and Training
Certificate III in Christian Life and Ministry: Black gown, Cambridge style.
Certificate IV in Ministry and
Certificate IV in Christian Life and Ministry:
Gown, as above. Stole of gold satin, forming a square shape at back.
Diploma of Pastoral Ministry and
Diploma of Christian Life and Ministry:
Gown, as above. Stole of gold satin edged with violet ribbon 22 mm wide.
Higher Education
Diploma in Pastoral Studies and
Diploma of Ministry:
Gown, as above. Stole of royal blue satin edged with gold ribbon 22 mm wide.
Associate Degree of Ministry: Gown, as above. Stole of violet satin edged with pale purple ribbon 22 mm wide.
Bachelor of Ministry: Gown, as above. Hood, black in the Cambridge full shape, lined with violet satin to a width of 15 cm. Head, black cloth mortar-board with black tassel.
Graduate Diploma in Ministry: Gown, as above. Stole of violet satin edged with white satin 35 mm wide. Head, black cloth mortar-board with black tassel.
Master of Ministry: Gown, black in the Cambridge Master of Arts shape. Hood, black Cambridge full shape, fully lined with violet satin. Head, black cloth mortar-board with black tassel.
Doctor of Ministry: Gown, black with front facings and sleeve linings in garnet red satin. Hood, black in the Cambridge doctorate style, fully lined with garnet red satin. Head, black velvet tudor bonnet with red cord and red tassel.
Doctor of Divinity (honoris causa): Gown, garnet red with front facings and sleeve linings in gold satin, the sleeve caught with gold/red cord and gold button.  (Cambridge doctorate style). Hood, garnet red in the Cambridge doctorate style, fully lined with gold satin. Head, black velvet tudor bonnet with gold/red cord and gold tassel.

Note Flinders University Theology graduates follow Flinders University academic dress code.