Academic Dress

Discipline of Counselling

Vocational Education and Training Diploma

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

Diploma of Counselling

Royal Blue

Diploma (Undergraduate Award)

The academic dress for graduands of higher education 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. 

Diploma of Applied Social Science* (Early Exit Only)

White with band of pale blue

Associate Degree

The academic dress for graduands of associate degree 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. 

Associate Degree of Applied Social Science

Silver with band of dark blue

Bachelor

The academic dress for graduands of the bachelors courses 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. 

Bachelor of Applied Social Science

Aqua Blue

Bachelor of Counselling

Aqua Blue

Bachelor of Counselling (Coaching)

Aqua Blue

Graduate Certificate and Graduate 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 Applied Social Science*

White with a band of dark blue

Graduate Diploma of Counselling

Pale blue with a band of dark blue

Master

The academic dress for graduands of the masters courses 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. 

Master of Applied Social Science*

White edged with royal blue

Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy

White edged with royal blue

Discipline of Criminology and Justice

Associate Degree

The academic dress for graduands of associate degree 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.

Associate Degree of Criminal Justice

Royal Blue

Bachelor

The academic dress for graduands of the bachelors courses 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. 

Bachelor of Criminology and Justice

Air Force Blue

Discipline of Psychological Sciences

Bachelor

The academic dress for graduands of bachelors courses 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. 

Bachelor of Psychological Science

White

Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)

Maroon

Graduate Certificate and Graduate 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

Master

The academic dress for graduands of the masters courses 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. 

Master of Psychology (Clinical)

Metallic gold edged with maroon

Discipline of Social Work

Vocational Education and Training Diploma

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

Diploma of Community Services (Case Management)

Purple

Diploma of Youth Work*

Butter

Bachelor

The academic dress for graduands of the bachelors courses 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. 

Bachelor of Social Work

Gold

Master

The academic dress for graduands of the masters courses 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. 

Master of Social Work

Gold

Master of Social Work (Qualifying)

Gold edged with white 

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.

* Course no longer open for admission.