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

CampusLake MacquarieSydney (Nursing Graduands)
Collection PointRegalia Office located in Lower College HallAdministration
Collection Dates & Times2 - 6 December, 9 am - 4.30 pm4 & 5 December, 9 am-4.30 pm
Return PointRegalia Office located in Lower College Hall
Return Time2:00pm 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
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Dress code

GenderDress codeNotes
MaleSemi-formalCollared shirt and tie with dark, long trousers and polished shoes
FemaleSemi-formalNo 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


CourseColours
Doctor of PhilosophyCherry 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 PhilosophyOld gold lined, with red

Postgraduate courses


CourseColours
Note:dress for courses below includes trencher, black gown and black hood lined with discipline-specific colour.
Master of ArtsPearl lined
Master of EducationJade lined
Master of Leadership and ManagementPearl lined with magenta
Master of NursingInternational orange
Master of Teaching (Primary)Jade lined with pastel yellow
Master of Teaching (Secondary)Jade lined with pastel yellow
Graduate Diploma of Leadership and ManagementPearl and magenta
Graduate Diploma in Lifestyle MedicineHoneybird with pearl
Graduate Diploma of Ministry and TheologySteel blue, pearl, spectrum violet
Graduate Diploma in NursingInternational orange with pearl
Graduate Certificate in Educational StudiesJade with silver grey
Graduate Certificate in Leadership and ManagementMagenta with pearl
Graduate Certificate in Lifestyle MedicineHoneybird with pearl
Graduate Certificate in NursingInternational orange with pearl

Undergraduate courses


CourseColours
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 ArtsPearl
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 BusinessUltramarine
Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of TeachingUltramarine and jade
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) (Birth-5 Years)Jade
Bachelor of Education (Primary)Jade
Bachelor of Educational StudiesJade
Bachelor of Ministry and TheologySpectrum violet, steel blue and pearl
Bachelor of Ministry and Theology (Honours)Spectrum violet, steel blue and pearl with red
Bachelor of NursingApricot
Bachelor of ScienceTopaz
Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of TeachingTopaz and jade
Bachelor of TheologySteel blue and pearl
Associate Degree in Theological StudiesSpectrum violet with steel blue
Note: Academic dress for course below includes trencher, black gown and stole with discipline-specific colour.


Vocational education and training courses


CourseColours
Note: Academic dress for course below includes trencher, black gown and stole with discipline-specific colour.
Diploma of General StudiesPearl
Diploma in Outdoor RecreationSapphire blue
Certificate IV in Presenting Community Health Education ProgramsBlack and turquoise
Certificate III in Outdoor RecreationBlack and sapphire blue



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