Robemakers, Ede & Ravenscroft, hire our Graduation gowns, hoods and mortarboards. Gowns must be reserved in good time by completing the online order form.
Costs are detailed on their website at www.gownhire.co.uk or call 01223 861 854.
Each degree has its own colours which are listed below. It is essential that those graduating reserve the correct academic dress and wear it at the ceremony. Those not in appropriate attire may not be admitted to their degree.
Foundation Degree: Blue cloth, red hood lined with gold silk
Bachelor Degree: Blue cloth, red hood lined with gold silk and single green band
Bachelor Degree with Honours: Blue cloth, red hood lined with gold silk and double green band
Postgraduate Certificates and Diplomas: Blue cloth, gold hood with red silk and single green band inside
Masters Awards: Blue cloth, gold hood with red silk and double green band
Master of Philosophy: Blue cloth, gold hood with red silk and single green band on the top edge
Doctor of Education: Red cloth, blue hood with a gold braid
Doctor of Philosophy: Red cloth, black hood with a gold braid.
It is suggested that the following dress code is suitable for this formal occasion:
Men: Dark suit, white shirt and tie
Women: Dark skirt or trousers and white or light coloured blouse.
Gowns can be returned to Ede & Ravenscroft staff after the graduation ceremony at Hope Park or at the cathedral. You are responsible for the return of your own gown.