Salient: An organ of student opinion at Victoria University, Wellington. Vol. 23, No. 5. Wednesday, June 15, 1960
If the numbers being capped force individual presentation to be sketchy, then is not the solution group graduation, with perhaps short speeches from different speakers to each faculty? Diplomas are awkward to carry the rest of the evening, and could well be posted, in this case.
The singing of the University song indicated clearly that if it is to be retained in future ceremonies, this unfamiliar piece will have to be well rehearsed.