Frequently asked questions

We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions below. If you have any further questions, please contact your student contact officer.

How do I get to the event?

Each event is located in a central district where there is sufficient public transport available. Please check the event location in your state or territory and plan your trip prior to the event.

Some regional campuses will be offered transport to the event held in their state or territory. Please click on the venues and transport tab above for further information. If your campus is not listed as receiving a transfer, it is up to you to make your own way to the event.

What happens when I arrive at the event?

Be sure to print and bring your email confirmation and barcode to the venue with photo identification.

When you arrive please make your way to the registration table at the entrance of the room where the event is being held. Please provide the registration team with your barcode to collect your name badge which is required for admission.

Can I bring a guest along with me?

No. This event is for scholars only. No family members or guests will be admitted.

Do I need to wear a graduation gown?

No, this is not a graduation ceremony you don’t need to wear a graduation gown for the event. The dress code is national dress or business attire.

What happens if I cannot attend?

This registration represents your firm, professional commitment to attend this event. If for some reason you are unable to attend, please notify Julie by email. This will allow us to offer the opportunity to others on the waitlist.

Will I receive a certificate?

No, there will be no certificate presentations at this event.

How long do the events go for?

Each event will run for three hours.

The program will be as follows:

Canberra and Sydney

9 am – Registration
9:30 am – Formal proceedings and speeches
10:10 am – Indigenous performance
10:20 am – Group photo
10:30 am – Refreshments
10:30 am – Networking activity
12 pm – Event concludes

Brisbane – Melbourne – Adelaide – Perth

1 pm – Registration
1:30 pm – Formal proceedings and speeches
2:10 pm – Indigenous performance
2:20 pm – Group photo
2:30 pm – Refreshments
2:30 pm – Networking activity
4 pm – Event concludes

Will there be an official photographer?

Yes, there will be a photographer at each event.

There will be time for you to have an individual or group photograph. These photos will be available via the photos tab after the event.

Please note that by registering for the event you give permission for images in which you appear to be used for publications and public relations activities by, or in relation to, the Commonwealth Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

In particular, this may include use in print and electronic media, including the internet and official social media platforms. Please click here for more information.