Returning Your Academic Costume


On graduation day

Returning Your Academic Costume

All academic costumes must be returned before 6.30pm on the day of your Ceremony.

Graduands In Gowns

Where to return your gown

They must be returned to the Gown Store, level 1, Administration Building

Entrance is via the car park at the rear (where you collected your costume). Please ensure when returning your costume that the label is still attached.


All academic costume must be returned by 6.30pm on the day of your Ceremony or you risk incurring a fine

Failure to return your academic costume on time will result in a £150 fine which will be uniformly enforced.

A damaged, failed or stained return will result in the following charges:

  • PhD costume - £600
  • Masters costume - £400
  • Bachelor costume - £300

For any queries regarding academic costume please contact the Gown Store Coordinator Kirsty Gordon

Telephone: 028 9097 3487/3759

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