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Academic Dress

Academic Dress Rental Service

Tick Your Gown Limited is the approved academic dress supplier of the University which has 4 outlets. Graduates who would like to rent academic dresses from the supplier should make an online registration at its website in advance and collect their academic dress from the designated outlet on the specified date.

Online Registration Period
29 April to 21 June 2024
Academic Dress Collection Period
1 May to 21 June 2024
 
  Associate, Bachelor's and Master's Degree Gown Set Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Gown Set PhD, Professional Doctorate Gown Set
Rental Period 49 Days 49 Days 49 Days
Rental Fee per Set HK$100 HK$300 HK$300
Deposit Fee HK$500 HK$700 HK$1,000
Extension Fee HK$100/49 Days HK$300/49 Days HK$300/49 Days
Late Fee HK$100/7 Days HK$150/7 Days HK$200/7 Days
Purchase Price HK$500 HK$1,500 HK$1,500

For more details, such as deposit refund policy, cancellation policy, penalties and payment method. Please refer to Tick Your Gown Limited webpage.

Please visit www.tyg.hk/cityu2024 for online academic dress rental registration.

Feedback on Rental Services

The University values your comments on the academic dress rental services provided by the Supplier for further improvement. Graduates will be invited by email to take part in a survey in August 2024.

Academic Dress Design

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

  • Black gown with black velvet front facings
  • Full bell-shaped sleeves with three black velvet chevrons
  • Black hood edged with a wide dark blue velvet band and lined with golden yellow and emerald green satin
  • Soft bonnet of black velvet with a gold cord and tassel
Doctor of Philosophy 360° Dress Demo

Professional Doctorate (EngD, DBA, JSD)

  • Black gown with black velvet front facings
  • Full bell-shaped sleeves with three black velvet chevrons
  • Black hood edged with a wide dark blue velvet band and lined with aqua and emerald green satin
  • Soft bonnet of black velvet with a gold cord and tassel
Professional Doctorate 360° Dress Demo

Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

  • Black gown with black velvet front facings
  • Full bell-shaped sleeves
  • Black hood edged with a wide dark blue velvet band and lined with burgundy and emerald green satin
  • Black mortarboard cap with a black button and tassel
Master of Philosophy 360° Dress Demo

Master of Arts

Colour of Hood Lining and Edging: Blue hood lining and edging, trimmed with dark blue band

Master of Arts 360° Dress Demo

Master of Business Administration

Colour of Hood Lining and Edging: Orange hood lining and edging, trimmed with dark blue band

Master of Business Administration 360° Dress Demo

Master of Fine Arts

Colour of Hood Lining and Edging: Brown hood lining and edging, trimmed with dark blue band

Master of Fine Arts 360° Dress Demo

Master of Laws / Juris Doctor

Colour of Hood Lining and Edging: Old Gold hood lining and edging, trimmed with dark blue band

Master of Laws / Juris Doctor 360° Dress Demo

Master of Science

Colour of Hood Lining and Edging: Mauve hood lining and edging, trimmed with dark blue band

Master of Science 360° Dress Demo

Master of Social Sciences

Colour of Hood Lining and Edging: Dark Green hood lining and edging, trimmed with dark blue band

Master of Social Sciences 360° Dress Demo

Master of Social Work

Colour of Hood Lining and Edging: Peacock Blue hood lining and edging, trimmed with dark blue band

Master of Social Work 360° Dress Demo

Master of Urban Design and Regional Planning

Colour of Hood Lining and Edging: Lilac hood lining and edging, trimmed with dark blue silk band

Master of Urban Design and Regional Planning 360° Dress Demo

Taught Master's Degree/ Juris Doctor

Academic Dress

Black gown, a black mortarboard cap with a black button and tassel.

Hood

Black hood trimmed with a wide dark blue silk band and edged with the distinctive colour of the respective discipline (see specifications above).

The hood is to be worn on top of the gown and over the shoulders, with the coloured lining slightly turned out and draped at the back.

Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL) / Postgraduate Certificate (PGC)

Light blue stole

Postgraduate Certificate in Laws / Postgraduate Certificate 360° Dress Demo

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Ivory stole

Postgraduate Diploma 360° Dress Demo

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) / Postgraduate Certificate (PGC) / Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL)

Academic Dress

Black gown, a black mortarboard cap with a black button and tassel.

The gown has a large slit in each sleeve. When wearing the gown, the arm should go straight through the sleeve and not through the slit in the sleeve.

Stole

Silk stole of different colours to distinguish types of award (see sample above).

The width of the stole is 8 cm. It is to be worn on top of the gown, with the middle section across the back of the neck and the two ends draping in the front.

Bachelor of Arts

Colour of Hood Lining and Edging: Blue hood lining and edging

Bachelor of Arts 360° Dress Demo

Bachelor of Arts and Science

Colour of Hood Lining and Edging: Blue hood lining edged with Mauve

Bachelor of Arts and Science 360° Dress Demo

Bachelor of Business Administration

Colour of Hood Lining and Edging: Orange hood lining and edging

Bachelor of Business Administration 360° Dress Demo

Bachelor of Engineering

Colour of Hood Lining and Edging: Yellow hood lining and edging

Bachelor of Engineering 360° Dress Demo

Bachelor of Laws

Colour of Hood Lining and Edging: Old Gold hood lining and edging

Bachelor of Laws 360° Dress Demo

Bachelor of Science

Colour of Hood Lining and Edging: Mauve hood lining and edging

Bachelor of Science 360° Dress Demo

Bachelor of Social Sciences

Colour of Hood Lining and Edging: Dark Green hood lining and edging

Bachelor of Social Sciences 360° Dress Demo

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine

Colour of Hood lining and Edging: Grey hood lining and edging

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine 360° Dress Demo

Bachelor

Academic Dress

Black gown, a black mortarboard cap with a black button and tassel.

The gown has a large slit in each sleeve. When wearing the gown, the arm should go straight through the sleeve and not through the slit in the sleeve.

Hood

Black hood which is silk edged with different colour of the hood edging and lining distinguishing the discipline. (see sample above).

The hood is to be worn on top of the gown and over the shoulders, with the coloured lining slightly turned out and draped at the back.

Associate

360° Dress Demo
Academic Dress

Black gown, a black mortarboard cap with a black button and tassel.

The gown has a large slit in each sleeve. When wearing the gown, the arm should go straight through the sleeve and not through the slit in the sleeve.

Stole

Silk stole of Union Jack Red colour (see sample above).

The width of the stole is 8 cm. It is to be worn on top of the gown, with the middle section across the back of the neck and the two ends draping in the front.

Graduation Tassel

Graduation Tassel
Graduation Tassel

A long, preassembled tassel is attached to each graduation cap/bonnet. The position of graduation tassel is different for awarded graduates and potential graduates. Graduates should make sure the tassel appears on a correct position when they wear a graduation cap/bonnet.

For awarded graduates, the proper position of the tassel is on the left side of the cap/bonnet. On the other hand, potential graduates who have not yet received their awards, typically wear the tassel on the right side of the cap/bonnet.

Honour Cord

 

Bachelor's/Associate Degree graduates awarded with First Class Honours/ summa cum laude/ magna cum laude/ cum laude/ Distinction are eligible to wear an Honour Cord during the Commencement.

The Honour Cord consists of a pair of identical cords that are knotted together and is worn by hanging loosely from both sides of the graduate's shoulders. It can be kept by the distinguished graduate as a memento but does not form a permanent part of the academic dress.

Award System Award Colours of the Cord Sample
Honours Classification System First Class Honours Golden Honour Cord
cum laude Award System summa cum laude Golden and Burgundy Honour Cord
cum laude Award System magna cum laude Silver and Burgundy Honour Cord
cum laude Award System cum laude Burgundy Honour Cord

 

Collection of Honour Cord 2024
Eligible graduates of Who will attend the Commencement Who will NOT attend the Commencement
Summer Term 2022/23 Collect the Honour Cord together with the award certificate by 31 May 2024 and wear the cord during the Commencement. Collect the Honour Cord together with the award certificate from now on to 31 December 2024 (suspend for collection during 1-28 June 2024).
Semester A 2023/24 Collect the Honour Cord together with the award certificate by 31 May 2024 and wear the cord during the Commencement. Collect the Honour Cord together with the award certificate from now on to 31 December 2025 (suspend for collection during 1-28 June 2024).
Semester B 2023/24 Collect the Honour Cord on the Commencement Day. Collect the Honour Cord together with the award certificate in August 2024 till 31 December 2025.