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Academic dress

Academic dress for the University consists of a black or blue cloth academic gown, black mortar board and a black or blue hood lined with silk.

The colour of the hood lining distinguishes the level of award.

Black gown and hood

  • Diploma - Turquoise Blue lining
  • Associate Degree - Green lining
  • Degree of Bachelor (3 and 3.5 years) - Red lining
  • Degree of Bachelor (4 years) - Maroon lining
  • Degree of Bachelor (5 and 6 years) - Pale grey lining
  • Standalone Honours Year – Maroon lining
  • Graduate Certificate or Diploma - Gold lining
  • Degree of Master - Blue lining

Blue gown and hood

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Gown with gold facings and horizon hood lining
  • Doctor of the University - Gown with gold facings and gold hood lining