Academic Dress

Staff of the College

Staff who are present at the Graduation Ceremony as official representatives of the College and who attend the ceremony as part of the official party on the day are invited to wear full academic dress.

Academic dress to be worn by graduands of the College at the Graduation ceremony

Vocational Education and Training Certificate and Diploma

The academic dress for graduands of Certificate and Diploma courses shall be a black academic gown in the Oxford or Cambridge style and a black stole with a facing as prescribed by the College. No cap is to be worn. 

Diploma of Counselling

Royal Blue

Diploma of Community Services (CM)

Purple

Diploma of Youth Work

Butter

School of Counselling

Graduate Certificate and Diploma

The academic dress for graduands of graduate certificate or graduate diploma courses shall be a black academic gown in the Oxford or Cambridge style, a black cloth trencher cap, and a stole as prescribed by the College. 

Graduate Certificate in Counselling Skills

Turquoise

Graduate Diploma of Counselling

Pale blue with a band of dark blue

Graduate Diploma of Applied Social Science

White with a band of dark blue

 Diploma of Applied Social Science (Undergraduate award)

The academic dress for graduands of the Diploma of Applied Social Science shall be a black academic gown in the Oxford or Cambridge style, a black cloth trencher cap, and a stole as prescribed by the College. 

Applied Social Science

White with band of pale blue

Associate Degree of Applied Social Science (Undergraduate award)

The academic dress for graduands of the Associate Degree of Applied Social Science shall be a black academic gown in the Oxford or Cambridge style, a black cloth trencher cap, and a stole as prescribed by the College. 

Applied Social Science

Silver with band of dark blue

Bachelors

The academic dress for bachelors shall be a black academic gown in the Oxford or Cambridge style, a black cloth trencher cap, and a hood of black cloth or silk edged in silk with the colours pertaining to the degree as prescribed by the College. 

Counselling

Aqua blue

Applied Social Science

Aqua blue

Masters

The academic dress for masters shall be a black masters academic gown in the Oxford or Cambridge style, a black cloth trencher cap, and a hood of black cloth or silk fully lined in silk with the colours pertaining to the degree as prescribed by the College. 

Applied Social Science

White edged with royal blue

Counselling and Psychotherapy

White edged with royal blue

School of Psychological Sciences

Graduate Certificate and Diploma

The academic dress for graduands of graduate certificate or graduate diploma courses shall be a black academic gown in the Oxford or Cambridge style, a black cloth trencher cap, and a stole as prescribed by the College. 

Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science

Yellow with a band of dark blue

Graduate Diploma of Psychology

Maroon

Graduate Diploma of Professional Psychology

Metallic gold with a band of maroon

Graduate Certificate in Elite Athlete Mentoring

Teal

Graduate Diploma in Elite Athlete Mentoring

Teal with a band of white

Bachelors

The academic dress for bachelors shall be a black academic gown in the Oxford or Cambridge style, a black cloth trencher cap, and a hood of black cloth or silk edged in silk with the colours pertaining to the degree as prescribed by the College. 

Psychological Science

White

Psychological Science (Honours)

Maroon

Masters

The academic dress for masters shall be a black masters academic gown in the Oxford or Cambridge style, a black cloth trencher cap, and a hood of black cloth or silk fully lined in silk with the colours pertaining to the degree as prescribed by the College. 

Psychology (Clinical)

Metallic gold edged with maroon

School of Social Work

Bachelors

The academic dress for bachelors shall be a black academic gown in the Oxford or Cambridge style, a black cloth trencher cap, and a hood of black cloth or silk edged in silk with the colours pertaining to the degree as prescribed by the College. 

Social Work

Gold

Masters

The academic dress for masters shall be a black masters academic gown in the Oxford or Cambridge style, a black cloth trencher cap, and a hood of black cloth or silk fully lined in silk with the colours pertaining to the degree as prescribed by the College. 

Social Work

Gold

Social Work (Qualifying)

Gold edged with white