College Ceremony

On behalf of the ASM organising committee, congratulations on receiving your fellowship!

What’s next? It is time to celebrate, time to get dressed up in the ANZCA and FPM gown, and time to make your family and friends proud of your tremendous achievements!

The College Ceremony will be held on Monday April 29, 2019 commencing at 6pm in the Plenary Hall at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), followed by the Welcome Reception on level 3 East Wing Foyer, KLCC.

We recognise this is an important time, we have prepared some information to assist you in planning for your big day.

College Ceremony details
Room: Plenary Hall, KLCC, guests and delegates to enter via doors 4 and 5.
Start time: 6pm, new fellows will be required to be seated in their allocated seat no later than 5.40pm.
Finish time: The College Ceremony is expected to finish at 7.30pm.

Eligibility to present at the College Ceremony
Fellows who have received their fellowship within the last two years are eligible to present at the College Ceremony however if you are just outside two years, get in contact with the ASM team as we would still love to see you present in Kuala Lumpur.

As a new fellow you are entitled to reduced registration at the ASM for the year that you present at the College Ceremony. Please note that attendance at workshops, masterclasses, small group discussions, breakfast and lunchtime sessions will be an additional expense on top of your discounted registration fee. Further information on how to register is below.

Attire for the College Ceremony
Dress: Dinner suit for males, formal attire for females, and a college/faculty gown. It is a requirement of presentation that you wear a gown.
Gown hire: There is a limited number of gowns available to hire upon registration, please register early to ensure you secure a gown. When registering, please select to hire a gown at this time.
Gown hire cost: $A88 per gown.
Gown hire collection: Gowns can be collected between 10am-3pm at the ANZCA information desk which will be located on level 3 Cloak Room. Gowns are to be returned back to the ANZCA information desk on Tuesday April 30 by 4pm.

Alternatively, you may be able to borrow a gown from a fellow within your region or purchase your own gown by completing the gown form below:

You will not be able to present at the College Ceremony without a gown.

College Ceremony rehearsal
All new fellows presenting at the College Ceremony are required to attend a rehearsal where we will run through the proceedings for the College Ceremony and any questions can be answered.
Rehearsal time: 12.15-12.45pm on Monday April 29, 2019.
Rehearsal location: To be confirmed.

Welcome Reception
This is your chance to celebrate and be welcomed as a new fellow of your college, catch up with friends and colleagues at this gastronomic event. You will experience multicultural Malaysia as we bring the local hawker hall ambience to you!

Welcome Reception location: Level 3 East Wing Foyer, KLCC.
Time: 7.30-11.30pm.
Family and friends: As a new fellow you are entitled to a complimentary ticket for yourself and an accompanying partner. Additional tickets can be purchased for $A140 for adults and $A15 per child (3-12 years).
Dress: College/faculty gown and cocktail or dinner suit for guests.

Register for the College Ceremony
Please ensure you are registered by Monday March 4, 2019, this will ensure your name is included in the College Ceremony handbook.

All new fellows who intend to present at the College Ceremony, must register to attend the ASM. As a new fellow presenting at the College Ceremony, you are offered a discounted rate for your ASM registration (75% of full fee).

Please ensure you select the ‘ASM new fellow registration’ category, and ‘presenting at the College Ceremony’. At this time, you may also register your family members to attend the College Ceremony.

* New fellows are able to register here.

Live streaming of the College Ceremony
We understand it is not possible for everyone to attend, therefore we will be live streaming the College Ceremony via the Facebook Live platform so your family and friends can share in your special moment from wherever they are in the world. We will announce the times and subscription link for this broadcast on the ANZCA Facebook page in the week before the College Ceremony. Anyone can subscribe to this broadcast. The recording will be available on Facebook for a limited time after the ASM.

The official photographer is available to capture formal portraits both pre and post the College Ceremony. The photographer’s studios will be set up out the front of doors 4 and 5 of the Plenary Hall. The studios will be open from 3pm. To avoid delays we encourage you to have your photo taken prior to the College Ceremony. Print sizes and prices of photographs will be sent to you directly once registered for the College Ceremony.

If you have any questions regarding the College Ceremony or eligibility to attend please contact Kate Galloway, Events Officer on +61 3 9510 6299 or