Years of hard work, exam cramming and sacrifices will pay off for more than 1,000 University of Newcastle students when they graduate at ceremonies at the Callaghan campus today and tomorrow.
The Great Hall will come alive for five faculty ceremonies beginning with Health, Business and Law and Engineering and Built Environment on Thursday. Students from the Faculty of Science and Information Technology and Faculty of Education and Arts will don their caps and gowns on Friday.
Forty-two students will receive a PhD and 11 will collect a Professional Doctorate.
A highlight of the October graduation ceremonies will be an honorary degree being awarded to former student, psychology academic and Chancellor, Professor Trevor Waring AM.
139 Faculty of Health
383 Faculty of Business and Law
90 Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
174 Faculty of Science and IT
219 Faculty of Education and Arts