Academic Dress - Managerial Policy

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Approval authority
Vice-Chancellor and President
Responsible officer
Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Designated officer
Director, Student Services and Engagement
First approved
2 February 1999
Last amended
23 September 2015
Effective start date
23 September 2015
Review date
1 January 2017
Status
Active
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Honorary Awards - Governing Policy

1. Academic Dress for Council Members and Officers of the University

1.1 Chancellor

Black cloth gown with appropriate gold trimmings and a black velvet bonnet with gold cord tassel.

1.2 Vice-Chancellor and President

Black cloth gown with appropriate silver trimmings and a black velvet bonnet with silver cord tassel.

1.3 Council Members

The academic dress appropriate to her or his degree or a black cloth gown in the style of the master’s gown of the University of Cambridge with facings in Rifle Green (B.C.C. 27) and a black velvet bonnet with a cord tassel in Rifle Green (B.C.C. 27).

1.4 Yeoman Bedell

A black cloth gown in the style of the master’s gown of the University of Cambridge with appropriate black ornaments and with facings in Rifle Green (B.C.C. 27) and a black cloth trencher cap with black tassel.

2. Academic Dress for Honorary Awards

2.1 Honorary Doctorate

A cloth gown in Rifle Green (B.C.C. 27) in the style of the University of Cambridge with facings and sleeve linings in Black (B.C.C 220) silk with appropriate silver trimmings. A black velvet bonnet with a cord tassel in Rifle Green with a Cambridge hood in Rifle Green fully-lined with Black silk and silver trimmings around the edge of the hood.

2.2 Honorary Senior Fellow

A black cloth gown in the style of the bachelor’s gown of the University of Cambridge, a black cloth trencher cap and a full-length silk stole in Rifle Green (B.C.C. 27).

2.3 Emeritus Professor

The academic dress normally associated with the academic award.

3. Academic Dress for Academic Awards

A graduate who has been admitted to an award prior to January 2012 when this policy was introduced and who has, or wishes to purchase their hood, may continue to wear the academic dress and colours as prescribed at the time of their admission to the award if they so wish.

3.1 Award Colours

With the exception of the Doctor of Philosophy and Associate Degrees, each academic award of the University will be allocated a designated hood or stole colour determined by the academic award Field of Education (FoE) and as approved by Academic Board.

Designated colours are:

Field of Education Hood/stole Colour
01 - Natural and Physical Sciences
05 - Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies
Violet (B.C.C. 179)
02 - Information Technology
08 - Management and Commerce
Academic Green
(B.C.C. 203)
03 - Engineering and Related Technologies Spectrum Orange (B.C.C. 57)
06 - Health White (B.C.C. 1)
07 - Education New Gold (B.C.C. 53)
04 - Architecture and Building
09 - Society and Culture

10 - Creative Arts
Royal Blue (B.C.C. 197)
3.2 Diplomas

A black cloth gown in the style of the bachelor’s gown of the University of Cambridge, a black cloth trencher cap and a black cloth Oxford burgon-style hood lined with silk to a depth of 5 centimetres in the designated colour.

3.3 Associate Degrees

A black cloth gown in the style of the bachelor's gown of the University of Cambridge, a black cloth trencher cap and a full-length black cloth stole.

3.4 Bachelor Degrees, including combined and double degrees

A black cloth gown in the style of the bachelor’s gown of the University of Cambridge, a black cloth trencher cap and a black cloth Oxford burgon-style hood lined with silk to a depth of 15 centimetres in the designated colour.

3.5 Bachelor (Honours) Degrees

A black cloth gown in the style of the bachelor’s gown of the University of Cambridge, a black cloth trencher cap and a black cloth Oxford burgon-style hood lined with silk to a depth of 15 centimetres in the designated colour with a 2 centimetre strip in Black (B.C.C. 220) commencing 3 centimetres from the edge.

3.6 Graduate Certificates

A black cloth gown in the style of the bachelor's gown of the University of Cambridge, a black cloth trencher cap and a full-length black cloth stole edged to a depth of 2.5 centimetres in the designated colour.

3.7 Graduate Diplomas

A black cloth gown in the style of the bachelor's gown of the University of Cambridge, a black cloth trencher cap and a full-length black cloth stole fully-lined in the designated colour.

3.8 Master Degrees

A black cloth gown in the style of the master’s gown of the University of Cambridge, a black cloth trencher cap and a black cloth Oxford burgon-style hood fully-lined with silk in the designated colour with a 2-centimetre strip in Black (B.C.C. 220) commencing 3 centimetres from the edge.

3.9 Professional Doctorates

A black cloth gown in the style of the doctor's gown of the University of Cambridge, facings and sleeve linings in New Red (B.C.C. 38),, a black velvet bonnet with a black cord tassel and a black cloth Cambridge hood fully-lined with silk in the designated colour.

3.10 Doctor of Philosophy

A black cloth gown in the style of the doctor’s gown of the University of Cambridge, facings and sleeve linings in New Red (B.C.C. 38), a black velvet bonnet with a red cord tassel and a black cloth Cambridge hood fully-lined with silk in New Red (B.C.C. 38)

3.11 Acknowledgement of Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander Ancestry

The University of the Sunshine Coast has a strong commitment to Australian Reconciliation. To enable Indigenous Australians to have their ancestry recognised during graduation ceremonies, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students have the option of wearing a stole incorporating the colours of the respective flags at their ceremony (red, black and gold for Aboriginal students and blue, green and white for Torres Strait Islander students). This will be in addition to wearing the hood or stole required for their degree.

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