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Academic dress colours

The colours featured on the academic dress worn by USQ graduates at graduation ceremonies represents different
qualifications and disciplines and corresponds to colours and numbers from the British Colour Council Dictionary of Colours Standards.

Field of Study Colour  
Business

French Grey - BCC.188

 French Grey
Commerce  Indian Yellow - BCC.6  Indian Yellow
Creative Arts and Media Pearl White - BCC.151  Pearl White
Education Lilac - BCC.176  Lilac
Engineering Claret - BCC.36  Claret
Surveying Maroon - BCC.39  Maroon
Health and Community Peacock Green - BCC.123  Peacock Green
Humanities and Communication Pearl White - BCC.151  Pearl White
Information Technology Signal Red - BCC.208  Signal Red
Law and Justice Spectrum Violet - BCC.214  Spectrum Violet
Sciences Spectrum Blue - BCC.86  Spectrum Blue
Trans-disciplinary Burnt Orange BCC.97  Burnt Orange

Associate Degree, Diploma and Advanced Diploma

Assoc Deg Dip Adv Dip front Gown Black gown of Cambridge BA style

Stole

Black stole, lined to 5cm with discipline colour (except for the Associate Degree in Education which is a black stole fully lined with the discipline colour)
Headwear Black cloth mortarboard with black tassel

Bachelor and Bachelor (Honours)

Bachelor and Honours back Gown Black gown of Cambridge BA style
Hood Hood Black Cambridge full hood, lined to 10cm in discipline colour
Headwear Black cloth mortarboard with black tassel
Combined Degrees Gown, stole and headwear as above, but with a recognition cord of the colour of the second discipline (if applicable)

Graduate Diploma and Postgraduate Diploma

Grad Dip PG Back Gown Black gown of Cambridge BA style
Hood Hood Black Cambridge full hood, lined to 10cm in discipline colour
Headwear Black cloth mortarboard with black tassel

Master

Gown

Black gown of Cambridge MA style

Hood

Black Cambridge full hood, fully lined with discipline colour (except Master of Business Administration which is fully lined in grey with Indian Yellow edging; and the Master of Business Information Technology which is fully lined in French Grey with Signal Red edging; and the Master of Philosophy which is fully lined in Cardinal Red)

Headwear Black cloth mortarboard with black tassel

Doctor of Philosophy

Gown Black gown of Cambridge PhD style faced in Cardinal Red
Hood Hood Black Cambridge full hood, fully lined in Cardinal Red
Headwear Headwear Black velvet bonnet with Red cord and tassel

Other Doctorates

Gown Black gown of Cambridge PhD style faced with the discipline colour
Hood Hood Black Cambridge full hood, fully lined in discipline colour
Headwear Headwear Black velvet bonnet with a cord and tassel of discipline colour