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Academic Dress

Academic Dresses for graduands

Graduands must be in full academic dress to attend the Congregation.

 

Gowns

Bachelors A robe of black stuff of the simple traditional shape with pointed sleeve.
Masters A robe of black stuff, Oxford MA pattern.
Doctors (undress) A robe of black silk, Oxford DPhil pattern.
Doctors of Medicine and Masters of Surgery (undress) A robe of black silk with purple silk facings 6.4 cm wide.
Masters of Surgery (full dress) A robe of purple panama with lavender silk facings.
Doctors (full dress) A robe of scarlet panama with silk facings of appropriate colour
(LLD - old gold; DLitt - royal blue; MD, DNurs - red; DSc - white;  DSocSc - dark green; ; PsyD - dark green; EdD - light blue)
Doctors of Philosophy (full dress) A robe of maroon panama with facings of deep blue.
Doctor of Legal Science (full dress) A robe of maroon panama with facings of deep blue.

 

Caps

Bachelors, Masters College cap, 'mortar-board' pattern.
Doctors and Masters of Surgery Black velvet cap, bonnet-shaped and soft, with a hard round brim and a narrow cord of gold at the junction of crown and brim.

 

Hoods

Faculty of Architecture
Bachelors Deep blue with grey silk edge lining, 3.5 cm wide.
Masters Deep blue with grey silk lining throughout, the lining being turned over to the depth of 1 cm.
Faculty of Arts
Bachelors Deep blue with royal blue silk edge lining, 3.5 cm wide.
Masters Deep blue with royal blue silk linging throughout, the lining being turned over to the depth of 1 cm.
DLitt Scarlet panama with royal blue silk lining throughout.
Faculty of Business and Economics
Bachelors Deep blue with bronze silk edge lining, 3.5 cm wide.
Masters Deep blue with bronze silk lining throughout, the lining being turned over to the depth of 1 cm.
Faculty of Dentistry
Bachelors Deep blue with burgundy red silk edge lining, 3.5 cm wide.
Masters Deep blue with burgundy red silk lining throughout, the lining being turned over to the depth of 1 cm.
Faculty of Education
Bachelors Deep blue with light blue silk edge lining, 3.5 cm wide.

Masters and EdD (undress)

Deep blue with light blue silk lining throughout, the lining being turned over to the depth of 1 cm.

EdD

(full dress)

Scarlet panama with light blue silk lining throughout.
Faculty of Engineering
Bachelors Deep blue with yellow silk edge lining, 3.5 cm wide.
Masters Deep blue with yellow silk lining throughout, the lining being turned over to the depth of 1 cm.
Faculty of Law
Bachelors Deep blue with old gold silk edge lining, 3.5 cm wide.
Masters, JD and LLD (undress) Deep blue with old gold silk lining throughout, the lining being turned over to the depth of 1 cm.
SJD Maroon panama with deep blue silk lining throughout.
LLD Scarlet panama with old gold silk lining throughout.
Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Bachelors Deep blue with red silk edge lining, 3.5 cm wide.

Masters and DNurs (undress)

Deep blue with red silk lining throughout, the lining being turned over to the depth of 1 cm.
MD and MS (undress) Black silk with purple silk lining throughout.

MD and DNurs

(full dress)

Scarlet panama with red silk lining throughout.
MS (full dress) Purple panama with lavender silk lining throughout.
Faculty of Science
Bachelors Deep blue with white silk edge lining, 3.5 cm wide.
Masters Deep blue with white silk lining throughout, the lining being turned over to the depth of 1 cm.
DSc Scarlet panama with white silk lining throughout.
Faculty of Social Sciences
Bachelors Deep blue with dark green silk edge lining, 3.5 cm wide.

Masters, DSocSc, PsyD, and DPA (undress)

Deep blue with dark green silk lining throughout, the lining being turned over to the depth of 1 cm.
DSocSc,PsyD and DPA (full dress)
 
Scarlet panama with dark green silk lining throughout.
All Faculties
MPhil Deep blue with maroon silk lining throughout, the lining being turned over to the depth of 1 cm.

PhD (undress and full dress)

Maroon panama with deep blue silk lining throughout.