Academic dress

Academic dress for the University of Wollongong consists of a royal blue gown, a hood or stole and a blue tasselled trencher.

Doctoral degree graduates wear blue gowns with red facing and black Tudor bonnets with coloured tassels.

Hoods are lined with different coloured silk trims to denote the type of award.

Hire and purchase of academic dress

The graduation fee covers the cost of hiring your academic dress for your graduation ceremony.

Academic dress is also available for hire or purchase from the Unishop throughout the year, except during graduation weeks. 

Bachelor's Degree

Bachelor Degree

Bachelor's Degree (Honours)

Grad Honours

Graduate Diploma

Grad Diploma

Graduate Certificate

Grad Cert

Master's Degree (Coursework)

Masters Coursework

Master's Degree (Research)

Masters Research

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

PHD

Other Doctoral Dress

  • Doctor of Business Administration, Creative Arts, Education & Public Health: Blue gown with red facing, blue hood with red lining, black bonnet with blue tassels
  • Doctor of Science: Red gown with blue facing, red hood with blue lining, black bonnet with silver tassels
  • Doctor of Letters, Doctor of Laws: Red gown with blue facing, red hood with blue lining, black bonnet with gold tassels