All graduates must wear the proper gown along with the appropriate academic dress.

Academic Dress for Men

The appropriate gown as described below along with dark coloured clothes with a white collar and a tie, or normal or full evening Highland dress, or appropriate equivalent garments of regional, national or religious derivation.

Academic Dress for Women

The appropriate gown as described below along with sleeved black or white dresses, or black or white blouses and dark skirts or trousers, or appropriate equivalent of regional, national or religious derivation.

Gown Hire and Styles

Once you have returned your Graduation Reply Slip to QMU, you should book your through Ede & Ravenscroft www.gownhire.co.uk

Reserved robes can be collected on the day of the ceremony at the Usher Hall after check-in and should be returned the same day, either to the Usher Hall or at the QMU campus where the reception is held. Description of the gown styles are found below.

Doctor of Philosophy

  • gown – dark blue traditional style with long hanging sleeves. Facings have 1" silver ribbon on the outer edge
  • hood - Edinburgh Simple Shape. Green outer, lined white, cowl edge faced inside 3 ½" dark blue with 1" Silver Ribbon on the edge

Masters degree

  • gown - black traditional Masters style
  • hood - simple shape green outer, lined white, and trimmed dark blue

Postgraduate Diplomas and Certificates

  • gown - black traditional Bachelors style
  • hood - simple shape green outer, lined dark blue and trimmed white

Bachelors degree

  • gown - black traditional Bachelors style
  • hood - simple shape dark blue outer, lined green, and trimmed white

Diploma of Higher Education

  • gown - black traditional Bachelors shape
  • hood - simple shape green outer, lined dark blue

Certificate of Higher Education

  • gown - black traditional Bachelors shape
  • hood - none

Graduation Enquiries

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