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Glossary of terms

in absentia The award is conferred upon you without you attending a graduation ceremony
Testamur The actual certificate
Hood/stole Academic wear in the colour of the school/course you are graduating from
Academic transcript

A complete record of all of your study at the University

Conferral The official granting of the award by either the Chancellor of Federation University Australia, or their nominated representative
Graduand/graduate Prior to the ceremony you are referred to as a graduand; after your award has been conferred, you are a graduate!