A Testamur (known also as 'Award') is the certificate you receive when you graduate.
Receiving your Testamur
If you are a Higher Education student attending a graduation ceremony, you'll receive a hard copy Testamur at the ceremony and a link to a digital version afterwards.
The information will be sent within 24 hours of your graduation to your personal email address or, if you didn't register one with us, to your VU email account
If you don't attend a graduation ceremony, you can receive your Testamur by completing the Request for formal results statements and replacement testamurs and following the lodgement and, if applicable, payment instructions on the form
To assist in completing the form, as you have opted to graduate 'In absentia' you only need to complete Sections 1, 2 & 4 and:
- Your testamur will be available as per the option selected in Section 4
- You will also receive, free of charge within 10 working days of graduation, a link to the digital version of your Testamur
Higher Education students
For our university graduates, information on collecting your Testamur is included in your 'invitation to graduate', which will be emailed to you.
If you're graduating from VU Polytechnic, you'll receive a notification of completion via email.
Notifications are sent when your completion is confirmed and your award is conferred. Conferrals occur every two weeks. You will receive your Notification of Completion via email, followed by your certificate and academic transcript via post within 10 working days.
Name printed on your award
The name printed on your award is the same name on your student enrolment record.
Any variations will require you to complete and submit a personal details amendment form with supporting documentation, either original or a certified copy.
When you submit your amendment form at VUHQ you need to let them know that a copy needs to be sent to the graduation office.