Step 3: Order Academic Regalia

Arrange academic regalia

In step 4 all attending graduands will need to choose to purchase or hire academic regalia.

Hire

Full academic regalia is available for hire from Avondale’s regalia Office located in Lower College Hall on our Lake Macquarie campus.

Purchase

Full academic regalia is also available to purchase for all graduands. Please note that if you would like to purchase you need to have placed your order by November 8.

Contact Regalia Office

Phone: +61 2 4980 2148
Email: studentservices@avondale.edu.au
Monday to Thursday: 9.00am-5.00pm
Friday: 9.00am-12.00noon

Collection & Return

Campus Lake Macquarie Sydney
Collection Point Regalia Office located in Lower College Hall Administration
Collection Dates & Times 2 - 6 December, 9 am - 4.30 pm 4 & 5 December, 9 am-4.30 pm
Return Point Regalia Office located in Lower College Hall
Return Time 2:00pm after the graduation ceremony.
Note: All graduands must have financial clearance by Tuesday, 19 November, 2019 and have paid their graduation fees by Friday, 22 November, 2019 to collect academic dress and graduation tickets. Late return incurs a charge of $50 per day to a maximum of $250.

How to wear academic dress

View the following videos for instructions on how to wear academic dress.

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Postgraduate
Undergraduate
VET

Dress code

Gender 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 sulu, ta’ovala, ie faitaga or tupenu with sandals.

Course 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: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 of Leadership and Management Pearl and magenta
Graduate Diploma in Lifestyle Medicine Honeybird with pearl
Graduate Diploma of Ministry and Theology Steel blue, pearl, spectrum violet
Graduate Diploma in Nursingv International orange with pearl
Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies Jade with silver grey
Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Management Magenta with pearl
Graduate Certificate in Lifestyle Medicine Honeybird with pearl
Graduate Certificate in Nursing International orange with pearl

Undergraduate 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 (Primary) (Honours) Pearl and jade with red
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) (Honours) Pearl and 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 Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Birth-12 Years) Pearl and jade
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) Pearl and jade
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) Pearl and jade
Bachelor of Business Ultramarine
Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Teaching Ultramarine and jade
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 course below includes trencher, black gown and stole with discipline-specific colour.
Diploma of Community Health Education Turquoise
Diploma in Outdoor Recreation Sapphire blue
Certificate IV in Presenting Community Health Education Programs Black and turquoise
Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation Black and sapphire blue



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