Gowning and Photography Sessions

Date: April 2021

Time: 4:00pm to 8:00pm – select your preferred time when registering

Venues:

  • Wednesday 14th April – Bairnsdale campus
  • Thursday 15th April – Morwell campus
  • Friday 16th April – Leongatha campus

Am I eligible to attend the photography session?

You are eligible to attend if you have:

  • Successfully completed a qualification with Federation Training in 2019 or TAFE Gippsland in 2019, 2020 and early 2021
  • No outstanding fees

Invitations will be sent to students who are eligible by email. Please contact us if you have any queries.


Do I need to attend the photography session to receive my certificate?

No, you do not need to attend the photography session to receive your certificate.
Certificates will be mailed out to students upon completion.
These sessions are for you to celebrate your achievements with your family and friends.


How many guests can I invite to the photography session?

There are different pricing structures that will determine how many people you can bring. Please see the booking options for more details.


How do I register?

To confirm your attendance, eligible students must register themselves at tafegippsland.edu.au/graduation. If you fail to register, you will not be allocated a photography timeslot.


How much do tickets cost?

Gowning and photography sessions start at $59 per graduand.


What does the photography session cost?

The ticket includes academic gown and stole hire and a professional by GFP Events. More details in the booking link.


What time should we arrive?

You will be prompted to select a session time when purchasing your ticket. Please arrive no more than five minutes prior to your session so we can keep in line with room number requirements and social distancing.


How long will the photo session go for?

The photography session is expected to take 15 – 40 minutes, depending on what package you select.


Will there be a photographer?

GFP Events will provide photography services for the celebration. The photos can be individual and/or with family and friends, pending COVID restrictions at the time of the event.
These photos will be used for your live graduation event.
Please check the package options to see how photos will be presented to you.


Can we purchase gifts at the event?

GFP Events will have teddies, frames and plaques available to purchase at the event. These are an additional cost.


What is the dress code?

Smart casual


Are we required to wear gowns?

All graduands will be provided with academic regalia to wear for their photos, if they wish. This includes:

  • Black Gown
  • Stole in the colour of study area

Sizing:

Gown sizes are selected when registering online. All efforts will be made to accommodate sizing requests, however due to a limited number of each size you may be allocated the next closest size.

Stole Colours:

  • Business: Stewart Blue (dark blue)
  • General Education: Claret (maroon)
  • Health & Community: Peacock (turquoise)
  • Trade: Malachite (green)
  • Construction: Gold

How much is academic dress hire?

Gown and stole hire is included in your ticket cost.


When do I collect my gown?

Once you have registered your attendance on the night of the event, you will be directed to the gown collection area.

Gowns must be returned after the session. If any academic dress is damaged or lost, you will be charged with an additional fee.

Live Graduation Event

Date: Thursday 29 April 2021
Time: from 7:00pm
Venue: Your home


Am I eligible to attend the graduation celebration?

You are eligible to attend if you have:

  • Successfully completed a qualification with Federation Training in 2019 or TAFE Gippsland in 2019, 2020 and early 2021
  • No outstanding fees

Invitations will be sent to students who are eligible by email. Please contact us if you have any queries.


Do I need to attend the celebration to receive my certificate?

No, you do not need to attend the graduation celebration to receive your certificate.

Certificates will be mailed out to students upon completion.

This celebration is for you to celebrate your achievements with your family and friends.


How many guests can I invite?

Invited guests will be determined by COVID regulations at the time of the celebration. Please watch in-house number regulations from the Victorian Government.


How do I register?

To confirm your attendance, eligible students must register themselves at tafegippsland.edu.au/graduation. If you fail to register, you will not be sent a link to the live event.


How much do tickets cost?

This event is free for all graduands along with their friends and family.


What time should we arrive?

We suggest logging in 10 minutes before the event starts to ensure you are correctly connected.


How long will the event go for?

The length will depend on how many graduates are involved. Please allow at least an hour for the proceedings.

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you require any additional information.

Contact:

Amy Oates
Email: graduation@tafegippsland.edu.au
Phone: 03 5127 0191 or 0436 019 602