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Hiring your Graduation Gown

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.

 

Academic Dress

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.

 

Dress code

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.

 

Gown Return

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.