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Academic Dress


 

Doctoral Degree Graduates

 

Doctor of Education

 

A black cap with a gold tassel.

 

A black robe with purple facings down each side in the front and around the bell-shaped sleeves. The purple facings are edged in light blue which is the faculty colour for education; black hood lined with purple and light blue edging.

 

A black cap with a gold tassel. A black robe with purple facings down each side in the front and around the bell-shaped sleeves. The purple facings are edged in light blue which is the faculty colour for education; black hood lined with purple and light blue edging.

 

 

Doctor of Medicine

 

A black cap with a gold tassel.

 

A scarlet red robe with deep magenta facings down each side in the front and around the bell-shaped sleeves; scarlet red hood lined with deep magenta.

 

A black cap with a gold tassel. A scarlet red robe with deep magenta facings down each side in the front and around the bell-shaped sleeves; scarlet red hood lined with deep magenta.

 

 

Doctor of Music

 

A black cap with a gold tassel.

 

A black robe with purple facings down each side in the front and around the bell-shaped sleeves. The purple facings are edged in pale yellow which is the faculty colour for arts; black hood lined with purple and pale yellow edging.

 

A black cap with a gold tassel. A black robe with purple facings down each side in the front and around the bell-shaped sleeves. The purple facings are edged in pale yellow which is the faculty colour for arts; black hood lined with purple and pale yellow edging.

 

 

Doctor of Nursing

 

A black cap with a gold tassel.

 

A black robe with purple facings down each side in the front and around the bell-shaped sleeves. The purple facings are edged in deep magenta which is the faculty colour for medicine; black hood lined with purple and deep magenta edging.

 

A black cap with a gold tassel. A black robe with purple facings down each side in the front and around the bell-shaped sleeves. The purple facings are edged in deep magenta which is the faculty colour for medicine; black hood lined with purple and deep magenta edging.

 

 

Doctor of Philosophy

 

A black cap with a gold tassel.

 

A black robe with purple facings down each side in the front and around the bell-shaped sleeves; black hood lined with purple.

 

A black cap with a gold tassel. A black robe with purple facings down each side in the front and around the bell-shaped sleeves; black hood lined with purple.

 

 

Doctor of Psychology

 

A black cap with a gold tassel.

 

A black robe with purple facings down each side in the front and around the bell-shaped sleeves. The purple facings are edged in sage green which is the faculty colour for social science; black hood lined with purple and sage green edging.

 

A black cap with a gold tassel. A black robe with purple facings down each side in the front and around the bell-shaped sleeves. The purple facings are edged in sage green which is the faculty colour for social science; black hood lined with purple and sage green edging.

 

 

Doctor of Science

 

A black cap with a gold tassel.

 

A scarlet red robe with purple facings down each side in the front and around the bell-shaped sleeves; scarlet red hood lined with purple.

 

A black cap with a gold tassel. A scarlet red robe with purple facings down each side in the front and around the bell-shaped sleeves; scarlet red hood lined with purple.

 

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Master's Degree Graduates

A black robe with black velvet trimmings on the front and the sleeves and a Mandarin collar; purple line on upper edge of sleeve trimmings; black cap with black tassel; hood lined and edged the colour of the respective Faculties as applicable.

 

A black cap with a black tassel. A black robe with black velvet trimmings on the front and the sleeves and a Mandarin collar; purple line on upper edge of sleeve trimmings; hood lined and edged in pale yellow.

 

A black cap with a black tassel. A black robe with black velvet trimmings on the front and the sleeves and a Mandarin collar; purple line on upper edge of sleeve trimmings; hood lined and edged in grey.

 

A black cap with a black tassel. A black robe with black velvet trimmings on the front and the sleeves and a Mandarin collar; purple line on upper edge of sleeve trimmings; hood lined and edged in light blue.

 

A black cap with a black tassel. A black robe with black velvet trimmings on the front and the sleeves and a Mandarin collar; purple line on upper edge of sleeve trimmings; hood lined and edged in orange.

 

Arts

Pale Yellow

 

 

 

Business

Administration

Grey

 

 

Education

Light Blue

 

 

 

Engineering

Orange

 

 

 

A black cap with a black tassel. A black robe with black velvet trimmings on the front and the sleeves and a Mandarin collar; purple line on upper edge of sleeve trimmings; hood lined and edged in old gold.

 

A black cap with a black tassel. A black robe with black velvet trimmings on the front and the sleeves and a Mandarin collar; purple line on upper edge of sleeve trimmings; hood lined and edged in deep magenta.

 

A black cap with a black tassel. A black robe with black velvet trimmings on the front and the sleeves and a Mandarin collar; purple line on upper edge of sleeve trimmings; hood lined and edged in mauve.

 

A black cap with a black tassel. A black robe with black velvet trimmings on the front and the sleeves and a Mandarin collar; purple line on upper edge of sleeve trimmings; hood lined and edged in sage green.

 

Laws

Old Gold

 

 

 

Medicine

Deep Magenta

 

 

 

Science

Mauve

 

 

 

Social

Science

Sage Green

 

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Bachelor's Degree Graduates

A black robe with black velvet trimmings on the front and the sleeves, and a Mandarin collar; black cap with black tassel; black hood edged the colour of the respective Faculties as applicable.

For the following degrees in the Faculty of Medicine, the black hoods are edged and bordered in their unique colours.

  • Bachelor of Chinese Medicine
  • Bachelor of Medical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy

 

A black cap with a black tassel. A black robe with black velvet trimmings on the front and the sleeves, and a Mandarin collar; black hood edged in pale yellow.

 

A black cap with a black tassel. A black robe with black velvet trimmings on the front and the sleeves, and a Mandarin collar; black hood edged in grey.

 

A black cap with a black tassel. A black robe with black velvet trimmings on the front and the sleeves, and a Mandarin collar; black hood edged in light blue.

 

A black cap with a black tassel. A black robe with black velvet trimmings on the front and the sleeves, and a Mandarin collar; black hood edged in orange.

 

Arts

Pale Yellow

 

 

 

Business

Administration

Grey

 

 

Education

Light Blue

 

 

 

Engineering

Orange

 

 

 

A black cap with a black tassel. A black robe with black velvet trimmings on the front and the sleeves, and a Mandarin collar; black hood edged in old gold.

 

A black cap with a black tassel. A black robe with black velvet trimmings on the front and the sleeves, and a Mandarin collar; black hood edged in deep magenta.

 

A black cap with a black tassel. A black robe with black velvet trimmings on the front and the sleeves, and a Mandarin collar; black hood edged in mauve and bordered in deep magenta.

 

A black cap with a black tassel. A black robe with black velvet trimmings on the front and the sleeves, and a Mandarin collar; black hood edged in magenta and bordered in gold.

 

Laws

Old Gold

 

 

 

 

Medicine

Deep Magenta

 

 

 

 

Bachelor of

Chinese Medicince

Edge: Mauve

Border: Deep Magenta

 

 

Bachelor of

Medical Sciences

Edge: Deep Magenta

 Border: Gold

 

 

A black cap with a black tassel. A black robe with black velvet trimmings on the front and the sleeves, and a Mandarin collar; black hood edged in deep magenta and bordered in ivory.

 

A black cap with a black tassel. A black robe with black velvet trimmings on the front and the sleeves, and a Mandarin collar; black hood edged in deep magenta and bordered in light purple.

 

A black cap with a black tassel. A black robe with black velvet trimmings on the front and the sleeves, and a Mandarin collar; black hood edged in mauve.

 

A black cap with a black tassel. A black robe with black velvet trimmings on the front and the sleeves, and a Mandarin collar; black hood edged in sage green.

 

Bachelor of

Nursing

Edge: Deep Magenta

 Border: Ivory

 

 

Bachelor of

Pharmacy

Edge: Deep Magenta

 Border: Light Purple

 

 

Science

Mauve

 

 

 

 

Social

Science

Sage Green

 

 

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Size table

Gown Size 42 44 46 48 50 52 54
Height <5'2"
<157 cm
5'2"-5'4"
157-163 cm
5'5"-5'6"
164-168 cm
5'7"-5'8"
169-173 cm
5'9"-5'10"
174-178 cm
5'11"-6'
179-183 cm
>6'
>183 cm

 

Cap Size 6-1/2 6-3/4 6-7/8 7 7-1/8 7-1/4 7-1/2
Head Round <22"
<55.8 cm
22"
55.8 cm
22-1/2"
57.1 cm
23"
58.4 cm
23-1/2"
59.7 cm
23-3/4"
60.3 cm
>23-3/4"
>60.3 cm

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Proper way to put on academic dress

 

Doctoral Gown

The front of the doctoral gown.

The back of the doctoral gown.

 

Master's Gown

The front of the master's gown.

The back of the master's gown.

 

Bachelor's Gown

The front of the bachelor's gown.

The back of the bachelor's gown.

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