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Academic Dress Design

Academic Dress 


Black gown, a black mortarboard cap with a black button and tassel.


The gown has a large slit in each sleeve. When wearing the gown, the arm should go straight through the sleeve and not through the slit in the sleeve.



Silk stole of different colours to distinguish types of award (see sample below).


The width of the stole is 8 cm. It is to be worn on top of the gown, with the middle section across the back of the neck and the two ends draping in the front.


Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)
Ivory stole
Postgraduate Certificate (PGC) / Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL)
Light blue stole