All graduands are required to wear the appropriate academic dress (robes, hood and hat) prescribed for their degree.
How to order
Academic dress can be hired or purchased from Ede and Ravenscroft, the University’s robe makers, either by visiting the Ede and Ravenscroft website or by calling +44 (0)1223 861854.
When to order
You should order your academic dress as soon as possible. There is no need to wait for your final results before placing your order as orders can be cancelled or refunded in full if necessary. Orders for the ceremonies taking place in December 2014 must be placed by Wednesday 26 November 2014 at the latest.
What information will I need to give?
When ordering your academic dress you will need to confirm:
The name of your instiution (please use 'The University of Birmingham'
The date of your Degree Congregation
The degree which you are receiving, eg PhD, MSc, BA
Your head circumference
Your chest and height measurements
Your credit/debit card details
When ordering from Ede and Ravenscroft’s website please remember to print your order confirmation and bring it along on the day of your Degree Congregation.
Collecting your academic dress
You should collect your academic dress from the Avon Room in University Centre (see map) on the day of your Degree Congregation. Please ensure your academic
dress is collected no later than one hour before your Degree Congregation.