Robe Hire

Robing

If you wish to attend your ceremony and in order by be presented, it is compulsory to wear academic dress (robes, hood and hat). You should hire or purchase these directly from the official robe makers for the University, Ede & Ravenscroft.

How to hire

Orders for robes can be placed from 22 October to 18 December. Robes should be ordered as early as possible and definitely by the deadline of Tuesday 18 December.

You can order your robes online at www.edeandravenscroft.co.uk/graduation-services/ or over the telephone on 01223 861 854.

When ordering, please be prepared with your head circumference, chest and height measurements, your award information (ie your degree type and faculty) and your credit/debit card details

Cancelling your robe hire

If you find that you cannot attend your ceremony, for whatever reason, Ede & Ravenscroft will refund your hire payment (with a a small administration charge), provided that they receive your claim for refund 7 full days before the date of your ceremony. 

You can cancel your order using the 'Review/Amend/Cancel' option or by emailing student@edeandravenscroft.co.uk. Please note that for security reasons, Ede & Ravenscroft cannot accept cancellations over the telephone.

Robing timetable and collection point

You should collect your robes from Uni Central, Level 4, Students' Union Building.

Wednesday 9th at 9.30am: collect robes between 7.30am – 8.50am
Wednesday 9th at 12.30pm: collect robes between 9.30am – 11.50am
Wednesday 9th at 4.00pm: collect robes between 12.30pm – 3.20pm
Thursday 10th at 9.30am: collect robes between 7.30am – 8.50am
Thursday 10th at 12.30pm: collect robes between 9.30am – 11.50am
Thursday 10th at 4.00pm: collect robes between12.30pm – 3.20pm
Friday 11th at 9.30am: collect robes between 7.30am – 8.50am
Friday 11th at 12.30pm: collect robes between 9.30am – 11.50am
Friday 11th at 4.00pm: collect robes between 12.30pm – 3.20pm

**Robes must be returned by 6.00pm**

Robe types and hood colours

To view the different types of robes and hoods, please see the download box on the right of the page.

Contact details for Ede & Ravenscroft

Tel: +44(0)1223 861854
Email: student@edeandravenscroft.co.uk
Web: www.edeandravenscroft.co.uk/graduation-services/

Dress code

The ceremonies are formal occasions and we recommend that candidates dress smartly. We welcome national dress and military uniforms. Jeans, T-shirts, trainers and similar casual attire are not considered appropriate for graduation ceremonies.