Dress code

Graduation ceremonies are formal occasions and therefore smart dress is appropriate. Graduands are welcome to wear traditional or national dress. 

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Academic dress is compulsory for Imperial College London's graduation ceremonies.  

Graduands receiving their first degree wear black gowns and black hoods with white and purple lining. Recipients of the BSc (Engineering), BEng and MEng wear a grey collar; MBBS graduands wear a red collar; and BSc and MSci graduands wear a yellow collar. Hats are not worn. 

How to order your academic gown 

You can order your gown from Ede & Ravenscroft online or by telephone. Please note there are a limited number of gowns available on the day at a significantly higher cost. 

Gown hire prices
AwardOnlineCall centreOn the day
 Bachelors, Dip HE  £45  £50  £50
 Masters, MPhil, Postgraduate Awards  £51  £60  £60
 PhD  £58  £65  £65
Costs for gowning

Please note that these prices are subject to change for future ceremonies.

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