Thousands of former students will return to Charles Sturt University campuses across the State over the next three months for the 1999 Graduation season.
More than 3500 graduands will receive awards in ceremonies to be held in Bathurst, Wagga Wagga, Albury-Wodonga, Manly, Goulburn and Dubbo during April, May and June.
The round of celebrations will begin in Bathurst where 1600 graduands will be presented awards in six ceremonies on Wednesday 7, Thursday 8 and Friday 9 of April. All sessions will be held in the new Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre at 10.30 am and 2.30 pm each day.
The Wagga Wagga Campus graduations will be staged in Joyes Hall on Wednesday 21, Thursday 22 and Friday 23 of April, where some 1100 awards, including five Doctorates, will be conferred on graduates.
The Albury Convention and Performing Arts Centre Theatre will once again be the venue for two Albury-Wodonga graduation ceremonies to be held on Friday 7 May at 10.30 am and 2.30 pm, where almost 500 graduands will receive awards, including four PhDs.
Also during May, CSU's involvement in policing education will be recognised at graduation ceremonies for the Australian Graduate School of Police Management in Manly, and from students enrolled through CSU's Centre for Policing in Goulburn. Almost half of the 550 police officers graduating from their courses will attend a ceremony held at the NSW Police Academy in Goulburn on Friday 21 May.
A graduation ceremony for those who completed their courses at the Dubbo Campus will be held on Thursday 10 June at the Dubbo Council Chambers.