Student gown hire is closed
Yes, full academic dress must be worn in accordance with the Student Handbook.
Academic dress consists of a gown, hood and mortar board. Students graduating cannot be presented at the ceremony unless appropriately gowned.
Formal clothing should be worn as Graduation is a formal occasion.
Jeans, shorts and other similar casual wear are not acceptable. For men we respectfully ask if a tie and shirt can be worn.
You can hire your gown from Wippell Gown Hire. Hire goes live on their website as soon as the tickets go on sale.
If you have ordered a gown and cannot attend the ceremony you must inform Wippells at least 48 hours before the Graduation. Refund requests should be made directly to Wippell Gown Hire – 01392 254234.
The university gowns are black, the mortar board is black and the hoods are purple.