FAQ


Academic Dress

If I attend the graduation ceremony, do I need to wear a full set of Academic Dress?

All graduates attending the face-to-face Graduation Ceremony are required to refer to the Dress Code and wear the full set of academic dress on-site including the correct Subject Discipline Colour of your programme/hood. Graduates not in full or incorrect academic dress or in wrong subject discipline colour WILL NOT be allowed to enter the Arena and will be arranged to seat separately to watch broadcasts. Please refer to Colour of Gown and Hoods posted on the University's Graduation Ceremony website for the designated subject discipline colour of your programme/hood.


What is a full set of academic dress?

Based on the designated academic dress of the programme, a full set of academic dress consists of a gown, a hood (if applicable) and a mortarboard/bonnet (if applicable). Please refer to this page for the details of the academic dress for respective programmes.


When and where can I rent my academic dress?

Please visit our webpages for the arrangement of Rental of Academic Dress.


If I cannot come in person to collect my academic dress, what should I do?

Please ask your representative to bring along the Rental Slip/ Waiver of Rental Fee of Academic Dress Voucher* and two copies of the Gown Rental & Deposit Form (you must make an online reservation in advance for rental of academic dress at the University's designated supplier (Victoria Uniform) to collect the items on your behalf. For details, please refer to this page.
*The rental slip or voucher is enclosed with the letter of Rental of Academic Dress.


Do I need to pay for my academic dress?

Please refer to this page for details.


Do I need to present the TRUE copy of Rental Slip/ Waiver of Rental Fee of Academic Dress Voucher during my collection of Academic Dress?

You MUST present the TRUE copy of this rental slip/voucher stamped with the official chop of the University to Victoria Uniform when collecting the academic dress. A rental slip/voucher without the official chop of EdUHK will be regarded as invalid. Please note that a photocopy or digital copy of this rental slip/voucher will NOT BE ACCEPTED.
If you do not receive the voucher by 30 July 2022, please write to the Registry (gc@eduhk.hk) for make-up arrangement.


If the academic dress does not fit me, can I change it?

No change of size will be arranged once the academic dress is collected from the University's designated supplier, Victoria Uniform. Graduates can choose the size of academic dress at the business outlet of Victoria Uniform. Please refer to the Victoria Uniform's website for details.


If I have forgotten to collect my academic dress, are there any make-up arrangements on campus?

The University WILL NOT provide any academic dress to any graduates on campus. Academic dress must be collected from the University's designated supplier, Victoria Uniform at their designated business outlet in advance.


Do I need to wear the academic dress to attend the Virtual Graduation Ceremony?

If your Graduation Ceremony is conducted online, it is not necessary for you to wear the academic dress to attend the ceremony online. However, you could still rent the academic dress to take pictures with your family members, relatives and friends.


When should I return the academic dress or can I apply for late return?

You are required to return the academic dress to the University's designated supplier, Victoria Uniform within the first rental period, i.e. 180 days. A penalty charge will be levied for late return of academic dress after the stipulated period. Please refer to this page for details.

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