The Town & Gown procession of graduands and staff through city streets is a special feature of the December graduations in Hobart.
The procession is held before the 3.00 pm ceremony only, but all candidates graduating in Hobart are invited to participate.
If your ceremony is at 3.00 pm please assemble at Domain House, Queens Domain before 2.00 pm. Arrival by 1.30 pm is strongly recommended.
If your ceremony is either earlier or later that day but you wish to take part in the procession, assemble on the lawns in front of Domain House before 2.00 pm. You will process behind the 3.00 pm graduands and will be dismissed at the Federation Concert Hall.
If you are an academic participating in the Town & Gown procession, please assemble in the Graphics Building which is located behind Domain House.
From 2.00-2.25 pm graduands and staff will be briefed and assembled in order for the processsion by the University staff.
At 2.30 pm the procession, with police escort and band, will move from Domain House through the rose garden, then proceed through the pedestrian underpass at the Brooker Highway roundabout and along Liverpool and Campbell Streets to arrive at the Federation Concert Hall.
Once you are seated in the Federation Concert Hall, there will be a brief rehearsal by University staff.
If you choose not to process please be seated at the Federation Concert Hall by 2.15 pm.
If the weather is inclement, check the Graduation website home page to find out if the event has been cancelled. If it has been cancelled proceed directly to the Federation Concert Hall and be seated by 2.30 pm.