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Conditions of hire

The hire of academic dress is subject to the following conditions:

  • academic dress hired must be returned within an hour after the conclusion of the ceremony to the location you received it, or an additional hire charge may be payable
  • graduates must come dressed for the graduation ceremony when collecting their academic dress, as academic dress cannot be taken away from the venue
  • a charge for cleaning or repairs may be levied if the gown is returned in a soiled or damaged condition. If any item of academic dress is returned in a damaged condition that cannot be repaired, the graduate will be liable to pay the purchase price of that item.

If you have any questions or queries on the conditions of academic dress hire, please email the Graduations office.