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Wearing your gown

 

What to wear with your gown

There is no prescribed dress code, but your graduation ceremony is a formal celebration of your achievement, and we encourage you to dress appropriately.

 

 

Academic Regalia Breakdown

 

Graduating with a Certificate

If you are graduating with a certificate, you only need a blue gown.

 

Graduating with a Diploma

If you are graduating with a diploma, you need a gown and sash .

 

Graduating with a Degree

If you are graduating with a degree, you need a gown, sash, hood and trencher.

 

Graduating with a Honours Degree  

If you are graduating with a honours degree you need a gown, sash, hood edged with dark blue and trencher.

 

Graduating with a Postgraduate Degree / Diploma

If you are graduating with a postgraduate degree / diploma, you need a gown, sash, hood and trencher.

 

Graduating with a Masters 

If you are graduating with a master, you need a gown, single colour hood and trencher with gold tassel. 

 

 

Wearing Your Academic Dress


Facing

Buttoned onto the gown by shoulder buttons and lies flat down either side of opening of gown.

 

Hood

Buttoned onto the gown by shoulder buttons over the top of a facing.

 

Trencher

Worn with the shorter peak to the front, the longer to the back, top parallel to the ground and the tassel over the left eye.

 

  

Hood and sash colours

 

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