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Graduation 2023

December 8, 2023 , 7.00 PM December 10, 2023 , 3.00 PM

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Celebrate the academic achievements of our graduands

We welcome you to celebrate the academic achievements of our 2023 graduands.

Motto: Wherever you go.

Scripture: “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go” (Joshua 1:9, NKJV).

Friday, December 8

Consecration Service
7 pm, Avondale University Seventh-day Adventist Church
Featuring: graduands processional; SALT praise and worship band, and; sermonette and two introspections on Joshua 1:9.

Consecration Service (School of Nursing and Health)
7.30 pm, Wahroonga Seventh-day Adventist Church (183 Fox Valley Rd, Wahroonga)
Featuring: Presentation of academic prizes; address by Jenny Flower, Casual Academic, School of Nursing and Health, and; lamp lighting recessional.

Saturday, December 9

Sabbath School
9.30 am, Ella Hughes Chapel

Valedictory Service
11 am, Avondale University Seventh-day Adventist Church
Featuring: Sermon by Luke Ryder (Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) graduand; music by Avondale Symphony Orchestra, Avondale Singers and The Promise, and; graduands processional and recessional. Live stream on Avondale University Church YouTube channel.
Note: With temperatures expected to reach 41 degrees, the wearing of academic regalia is optional. Graduands choosing to wear regalia are encouraged to remove their gown once seated inside the church. Bring a handheld fan, wear light clothing and drink plenty of water. Should you require first aid, phone security on 4980 2333 and make yourself known to event or church staff.

The Thrift Honours
7.30 pm, Ella Hughes Chapel
A celebration of Avondale Conservatorium’s graduands, high distinction recital and prize-winning students, and scholarship recipients. Learn more.

Sunday, December 10

Graduation Ceremony
10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm, Avondale University Seventh-day Adventist Church
| Session 1 (10 am): Arts, Business, Ministry Theology, Vocational Education and Training and Higher Degrees by Research.
| Session 2 (12 pm): Education and Science
| Session 3 (2 pm): Nursing and Lifestyle Medicine


Avondale University Seventh-day Adventist Church

582 Freemans Dr
Cooranbong, NSW 2265 Australia
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