Student Info


Graduation is a formal ceremony that recognises our students’ effort, commitment and achievements during their time at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. This is a chance to celebrate their success.

Graduation ceremonies take place in December each year, and some programmes also have a mid-year ceremony.

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Graduation Ceremonies 2014

Mid Year Graduation 1 August 2014
End of Year Graduation 8-10 December 2014

All ceremonies take place at Holy Trinity Church, Tauranga. Find out more about the venue, directions and parking.

To help you get ready we’ve put together a checklist and some frequently asked questions for you. Download or print a copy of the graduation checklist pdf (149kb).


Some videos of the graduations can be found on our YouTube channel.


You can buy photos from previous graduation ceremonies directly from our photographer at

Our Graduates

Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Private Bag 12001, Tauranga 3143
07 571 0190  |  0800 BOP POLY (267 7659)