Graduation venues

Almost all graduation ceremonies for the University of Melbourne are held at the Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton Gardens.

To check the venue for your ceremony refer to the Graduation day schedule or your graduation invitation.

Royal Exhibition Building

The Royal Exhibition Building at Carlton Gardens is a 15-20 minute walk from the Parkville campus.

The venue is well serviced by public transport, with numerous options available including trams, trains and buses (refer to the map for detailed information). If you’re driving, you may wish to park opposite the venue at Melbourne Museum.

Find out more about parking and public transport options.

Picture of The Royal Exhibition Building

Map showing the location of the Royal Exhibition Building

See venue maps

See conditions of entry (PDF 78.7 KB)

Accessibility requirements

Please use the East Entrance (Nicholson Street entrance side, see map) if someone in your party has mobility access requirements and needs to be dropped off as close as possible to the venue. A security staff member will be at this entrance and will open the boom gate for your vehicle to enter. Lifts are also available for graduands and guests with mobility requirements.