Dress code

At your graduation ceremony, whether or not you are already a graduate, you must wear the gown and carry the hood appropriate to the degree which you are to receive (hats are not worn). 

Although celebratory occasions, the dress code for our graduation ceremonies is formal.

Dress code:

  • Dark trousers and jacket, skirt or suit with white shirt or blouse.  White or dark dress.  Dark shoes or boots.  Tie, if worn, to be black.
  • National or military dress may be worn.

Gown hire

Main campus

You should arrange to hire you academic gown directly with Ede and Ravenscroft.

Hire your gown as soon as possible, and not later than three weeks before the ceremony.  You do not need to wait until you have enrolled for graduation to order your robes.

Please have a note of your order confirmation details available when you collect your gown and hood on the day of your ceremony.

If you have any queries regarding your gown hire, please contact Ede & Ravenscroft direct.


When enrolling to graduate, you can select to have your name and degree published in the Glasgow Herald and Scotsman newspapers on the day of your graduation ceremony.
You can order a copy in advance at - Glasgow Herald or call 0330 4030066 to order a copy from the Scotsman.