Graduation documents

When you complete your course you will receive graduation documents, including a testamur, academic transcript and, if relevant, the Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement (AHEGS).

Swinburne issues digital graduation documents using a secure digital platform called My eQuals. My eQuals is used by most Australian and New Zealand universities and allows you to securely share your documents online with anyone, including employers and other third parties.

Testamur

A testamur is a legal document with the university seal that includes:

  • your name
  • course title
  • the signatures of the Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor and Academic Registrar
  • the date of conferral

In addition to your digital documents, you can:

  • Receive your testamur by mail. Postage and handling fees apply. Place your order online.

Academic transcript

This an official, signed record of your academic history. It includes vital information such as:

  • results/marks
  • completion and graduation dates
  • majors and minors
  • Work Integrated Learning
  • honours level

You can also sign in to My Results to download an unofficial statement of results as soon as your final results are released.

Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement (AHEGS)

All higher education students receive the AHEGS when they graduate.

The AHEGS provides detailed information on your higher education qualification, including the institution where you obtained it, in one easy-to-read document. 

See more information on the AHEGS at the Commonwealth Department of Education and Training website

Statement of Attainment (vocational education students only)

The Statement of Attainment records all the successfully completed units of study within a nationally accredited vocation course.

Digital documents (My eQuals)

Your digital documents are available through My eQuals, a secure online provider of certified digital documents.

My eQuals is used by most Australian and New Zealand universities and allows you to securely share your documents online with anyone, including employers and other third parties.

New, replacement or updated documents 

Contact studentHQ if:

  • you have not received your graduation documents, or
  • your essential details have changed before – or since – your graduation.

Need extra copies? Click the Order documents link to review and purchase digital copies of official graduation documents.

Can’t login? Submit a request through the following forms:

Postnominals

Postnominals are the abbreviated version of your qualification such as BSc and BA. Once you graduate, you can officially use postnominals after your name.