Manual of Policies and Procedures

E/10.5 Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement (AHEGS)

Contact Officer

Director, Student Administration

Approval Date


Approval Authority

University Academic Board

Date of Next Review


Modification History

This policy should be read in conjunction with the procedural information provided on the HiQ website (QUT staff and student access only).

Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement

The University provides an Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement to graduating students on conferral of a particular higher education award. The statement provides a description of the nature, level, context and status of studies that were pursued by the student. Its purpose is to assist in both national and international recognition of Australian qualifications and to promote international mobility and professional recognition of graduates. QUT students who graduate from QUT accredited award courses from December 2012 onwards are provided with one complimentary copy of their Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement (AHEGS) for each award they complete. Details of the QUT AHEGS and a description of the security features and methods of verification are provided on the Student Gateway.

Modification History

Date Sections Source Details



University Academic Board

New policy (effective from 01.01.2013)