Academic regalia

Graduands of Avondale College of Higher Education must wear full academic dress (trencher, gown and hood or stole) appropriate to their course to the consecration service (Lake Macquarie campus), consecration service (Sydney campus), valedictory service and graduation ceremony and for discipline photographs (see graduation ceremony).

Collection


Campus Contact Date and time
Lake Macquarie Student Services November 30, December 1, 9 am-5 pm
Sydney (all nursing graduands) Rachel Cardwell December 7 and 8, 9 am-4 pm
Note: If studying by distance or as a postgraduate student, complete this form by Tuesday, November 22, 2016 to collect your academic dress, graduation tickets and yearbook.

Return


Return academic dress to Student Services by 2 pm after the graduation ceremony.
Note: Late return incurs a charge of $50 per day to a maximum of $250.

Purchase


Contact Student Services by the first week of September to purchase academic dress.

Dress code


Sex Dress code Notes
Male Semi-formal Collared shirt and tie with dark, long trousers and polished shoes
Female Semi-formal No stiletto heels—they damage the floor of the graduation service venue
Note: If culturally appropriate, you may wear a lavalava, sulu, ta’ovala or tupenu with sandals.

Colours


Higher degree research courses


Course Colours
Doctor of Philosophy Cherry red gown, gold hood, black bonnet
Note: Academic dress for courses below includes trencher, black gown and black hood lined with discipline-specific colour.
Master of Philosophy Old gold lined with red

Postgraduate courses


Course Colours
Note: Academic dress for courses below includes trencher, black gown and black hood lined with discipline-specific colour.
Master of Arts Pearl lined
Master of Education Jade lined
Master of Leadership and Management Pearl lined with magenta
Master of Nursing International orange
Master of Teaching (Primary) Jade lined with pastel yellow
Master of Teaching (Secondary) Jade lined with pastel yellow
Graduate Diploma in Lifestyle Medicine To be advised
Graduate Diploma of Leadership and Management Pearl and magenta
Graduate Diploma of Ministry and Theology Steel blue, pearl, spectrum violet
Graduate Certificate in Education Studies TBA
Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Management Magenta with pearl
Graduate Certificate in Lifestyle Medicine To be advised
Graduate Certificate in Nursing International orange with pearl

Undergraduate higher education courses


Course Colours
Note: Academic dress for courses below includes trencher, black gown and black hood lined with discipline-specific colour.
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Honours) Pearl and jade with red
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood/Primary) (Birth-12 Years) (Honours) Jade with red
Bachelor of Education (Primary) (Honours) Jade with red
Bachelor of Ministry and Theology (Honours) Spectrum violet, steel blue and pearl with red
Bachelor of Arts Pearl
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching Pearl and jade
Bachelor of Business Ultramarine
Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Teaching Ultramarine and jade
Bachelor of Education (Secondary) (Honours) Jade with red
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) (Birth-5 Years) Jade
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood/Primary) (Birth-12 Years) Jade
Bachelor of Education (Primary) Jade
Bachelor of Education (Secondary) Jade
Bachelor of Ministry and Theology Spectrum violet, steel blue and pearl
Bachelor of Nursing Apricot
Bachelor of Science Topaz
Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Teaching Topaz and jade
Bachelor of Theology Steel blue and pearl
Associate Degree in Theological Studies Spectrum violet with steel blue
Note: Academic dress for course below includes trencher, black gown and stole with discipline-specific colour.
Diploma of General Studies Pearl

Vocational education and training courses


Course Colours
Note: Academic dress for courses below includes trencher, black gown and stole with discipline-specific colour.
Diploma of Community Health Education TBA
Diploma of Outdoor Recreation Sapphire blue
Certificate IV in Presenting Health Education Programs TBA
Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation Sapphire blue
Last Updated:05th September 2016
Updated By: Brenton Stacey