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Conditions of hire

The hire of academic dress (as included in the Graduation Ceremony Fee) is subject to the following conditions:

  • academic dress cannot be removed from the graduation venue for any reason
  • academic dress must be returned within an hour of the conclusion of the graduation ceremony to the location where it was provided (or the advised alternative location for campus ceremonies involving a graduation march) or an additional hire charge / replacement fee may be payable
  • a charge for cleaning or repairs may be levied if the gown is returned in a soiled or damaged condition
  • items of academic dress not returned, or returned in a significantly damaged condition that cannot be repaired, will incur a fee for the full replacement value for the gown, hood/stole and headwear

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