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Graduating studentsIt is compulsory for all graduands to wear academic dress, comprising a black gown and, for some awards, a mortarboard and hood. To hire for the day or to purchase robes, you must use the university’s official robing company, Ede & Ravenscroft, either through their website or their telephone ordering service (01223 861854). When ordering your academic dress, please enter Roehampton University in Institution Details.

Your robes will be waiting for you to collect on the day of the ceremony. Full details and timings will be sent at a later date.

  • Foundation Degrees
    All hoods are of a simple shape in black, trimmed with a red, blue and yellow braid.
  • First Degrees
    Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Science degrees - All graduands wear robes with black hoods, lined with blue and red, with yellow trim.
  • Postgraduate Certificates and Diplomas
    All hoods are of a long rectangular shape fully lined in red and blue, with a wide yellow trim.
  • Graduates of the University
    Graduates wear hoods that vary in design depending on the level and type of award.
  • Higher Degrees
    Masters Degrees and Master of Philosophy – All hoods are of a long rectangular shape fully lined in red and blue, with yellow trim.
  • Doctor of Philosophy
    Gown of cardinal red with a band of blue brocade on the front facings. The hood is cardinal red fully lined in red and blue, with yellow trim. Black cloth bonnet with red cord and tassels.