Graduates attending a ceremony will need to wear the approved University of Newcastle academic dress. This includes a gown, hood and trencher (cap).

Academic dress

Dress hire

Graduates attending a ceremony will need to wear the approved University of Newcastle academic dress. This includes a gown, hood and trencher (cap). Full details of what you will need to hire are listed in your graduation invitation. You'll need to hire your academic dress online at the same time you register.

Please read the academic dress hire terms and conditions before you hire.

Information on collecting your academic dress for the October Callaghan Campus graduation ceremonies is available here.

Singapore academic dress hire

A graduation package including academic dress is available for hire through Werkz Photography when you register.

University staff academic dress hire

Academic dress hire for University of Newcastle staff is available through the Academic Dress Hire form here


More information

Academic dress can be picked up at selected times on the day of your ceremony.

All Academic dress must be returned no later than one hour after your ceremony or as soon as refreshments and photoshoots have finished.