Academic Dress of Universities in Queensland, Australia - James Cook University - Robes

Robes

The robes are Cambridge style. Black robes are worn by Bachelors, Honours and Masters holders. All Doctorate holders wear royal blue Cambridge doctorate gowns. Professional Doctorates wear gowns with facings and linings in red. Doctorates of Philosophy wear gowns with facings and linings of red faille. The University offers three types of honorary doctorates: An Honorary Doctorate, An Honorary Doctor honoris causa, and an Honorary Doctor of the University. The doctorate robes are distinguished by their facings. Honorary doctorates have facings and linings of blue satin, Honorary Doctorates honoris causa are similar with the addition of a gold edging stripe in satin, and Honorary Doctors of the University have linings and facings in gold satin.

Members of the University Council wear black Cambridge style masters gowns. The Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor wear robes of light weight dark blue wool, trimmed and lined with gold or silver braid respectively.

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