Undergraduate Gowns In Scotland
Undergraduate gowns are a notable feature of academic dress for students at the ancient universities in Scotland.
The most famous form of Scottish undergraduate dress is the red or scarlet gown. It is differentiated slightly according to the university at which it is worn. These gowns are worn by students of the University of St Andrews, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Dundee.
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