Academic Dress and Gown Hire

All graduates are required to wear the University’s academic dress.

For Graduation Ceremonies taking place in July 2018 you may hire your robe online at Booking will close on Monday, 18 June 2018. You collect your gown on the day of the Ceremony. After the ceremony you should return your gown by 5.00pm. There will be collection points at the Guild Hall and also at the University (Foster Building).

Ceremony Dress Code

Please wear a formal/smart outfit. You are required to wear the University’s academic dress. 

Gowns and mortar boards are black for all graduates excluding PhD graduates who wear grey gowns and bonnets. Hoods are silver grey and black in colour lined with red silk embossed with the University’s red rose logo.

Need help or advice? Please contact the Graduation Team.