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).
From March 2018, Swinburne will issue 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. Find out more about My eQuals.
You will receive an official paper copy of your testamur, as well as official digital copies of all graduation documents via My eQuals.
A testamur is a legal document with the university seal that includes:
- your name
- course title
- the signatures of the chancellor, vice-chancellor and registrar
- the date of conferral.
This an official, signed record of your academic history. It includes vital information such as:
- 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
- you need replacement documents
- your essential details have changed before – or since – your graduation.
Postnominals are the abbreviated version of your qualification such as BSc and BA. Once you graduate, you can officially use postnominals after your name.