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  Academic dress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Academic dress in most universities in the Commonwealth is derived from the academic dress of the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, which themselves are a development of academic and clerical dress common throughout the medieval universities of Europe.
Academic dress today generally consists of a gown (also known as a robe) with a (usually separate, unattached) hood, and sometimes a cap (either a mortarboard or a bonnet).
Academic dress of the University of Wales, Lampeter
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Academic_dress   (1618 words)

 R12.6.R1 - Academic Dress   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The academic dress for members of the Council, members of the academic staff, members of faculties and the administrative officers of the University is the habit of their degrees or a gown and trencher as for a master of Arts.
The academic dress for bachelors is a plain fl stuff bachelor's gown with a hood of fl silk bound with white silk and lined with the colour of the faculty, school or professional grouping.
Academic dress for diplomates is a plain fl stuff gown with a fl silk stole lined with the colour of the faculty, school or professional grouping.
www.unimelb.edu.au /ExecServ/Statutes/r126r1.htm   (476 words)

 Academic dress - The university tradition - University of Kent
Although academic dress is as ancient as the earliest universities, it would be wrong to think that either modern academic robes owe a great deal in detail to those of their medieval predecessors or that masters and students of medieval universities wore a rigidly defined uniform as in a modern public school.
The modern fl academic cap, with its tassel, descends from the medieval biretta - a square cap with a tuft on top - which was originally worn, not by students or bachelors, but by masters and doctors and in colours of red and violet.
Academic dress for senior members of medieval universities was more rigorously prescribed and masters and doctors were expected to wear proper attire on formal occasions.
www.kent.ac.uk /about/tradition/dress.html   (766 words)

 Phildress Books: University of London Academic Dress
Academic Dress has its origin in the everyday dress of men and women in the Middle Ages.
Their dress, like that of the parish clergy, was quite similar to that of everybody else but was particularly distinquished by being long and closed.
The heavy outer dress was increasingly left off and the undergarment, the tunic or toga, became the outer garment.
www.phildress.co.uk /london/origins.html   (394 words)

 Hope College | President's Office
Inherited from the medieval universities of the 11th and 12th centuries when woolen gowns and hoods were worn by scholars for warmth in unheated quarters, the wearing of academic vestments and the procession were not adopted throughout the United States until the late 19th century.
The use of a dark robe in academic processions is thought to have arisen from the clerical practice of wearing a cape or mantle in religious processions during the 12th and 13th centuries, when universities arose from cathedral schools.
The academic hoods, worn around the neck and down the back of the gown, are lined with the official colors of the college or university conferring the degree.
www.hope.edu /admin/president/procession.html   (420 words)

 Dicson's Graduation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The academic dress worn by today's graduates is a modified-form of the everyday dress worn by scholars and teachers in the Middle Ages.
The style of academic dress adopted by Monash University is based on that of the University of Cambridge, with the exception of the dress for higher doctorates which is based on the academic dress of the University of Oxford.
The hood is the most distinctive and particular part of the academic dress as it identifies the University and the degree of the wearer according to the colours, trimmings and their placement.
www.angelfire.com /in4/dicsongrad/academicdress.htm   (267 words)

 GraduationPlace.com :: Academic Tradition
The origins of academic dress date back to the 12th and 13th centuries, when universities were taking form.
The ordinary dress of the scholar, whether student or teacher, was the dress of a cleric.
The Commission met at Columbia University in 1895 and adopted a code of academic dress, which besides regulating the cut and style and materials of the gowns, prescribed the colors which were to represent the different fields of learning.
www.graduationplace.com /tradition.htm   (2323 words)

 Academic dress
Academic dress is pure wool which can be quite warm, so allow for this when selecting your attire.
USQ's academic dress is a fl gown and mortar board and a stole or hood trimmed in the appropriate Faculty and program colours.
Details of academic dress regulations and colours for each degree and faculty is available.
www.usq.edu.au /studentadmin/graduation/acadress   (220 words)

 The Dublin School | Dress and Grooming Code
In addition, all boys need a sport coat and tie for "Formal School Dress," such as special events, dinners etc. Neat Informal dress must be clean, neat, and in good repair, and it is permissible when Academic Dress is not required.
Boys - A dress shirt with a tie, or turtleneck with blazer or appropriate sweater paired with dress slacks or chino trousers in good condition, and appropriate footwear.
Excessive instances of failure to abide by the dress code may result in a violation of the Fundamental Rule of the School regarding chronic misconduct.
www.dublinschool.org /pages/sitepage.cfm?id=165   (443 words)

 Academic Dress   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Students who are not in possession of a qualification entitling them to academic dress and who need to wear academic dress (for example in a procession or when acting as an attendant at a ceremony) should wear only a plain fl bachelor’s gown of the Oxford style; a mortar board is not worn.
Members of the University staff may wear any dress prescribed by the Senate for their office in the University, or the academic dress to which they are entitled or, if not so entitled, a plain fl Oxford bachelor’s gown with a mortar board.
The cap or bonnet as prescribed in the accompanying table is part of the academic dress for an award and should be worn by both men and women, and modern practice is for there to be no distinction between their method of doing so.
inet.acu.edu.au /download.cfm/20262BE6-A4F1-46FF-9DC7B2E185A83367/x/aca_dress3.htm   (1677 words)

 Johnson & Wales Commencement | Norfolk
Graduates who are in the military are permitted to wear appropriate military dress uniforms.
Today, academic costumes are usually worn in the United States by people participating in academic ceremonies.
The academic dress at Johnson and Wales meets the standards set by the intercollegiate Bureau of Academic Costume.
www.jwu.edu /COMMENCEMENT/norfolk/dress.htm   (576 words)

 Statutes and Regulations: Regulations relating to Academic Dress made by the Vice-Chancellor, as Authorised by Council
Student members of the University shall wear such gowns and dress as the Vice-Chancellor shall determine after consultation with the Proctors and, where appropriate, the heads of colleges, societies, Permanent Private Halls, and other institutions designated by Council by regulation as being permitted to present candidates for matriculation.
All members of the University are required to wear academic dress with subfusc clothing (and candidates who are not members of the University are required to wear formal clothing) when attending any university examination, i.e.
Dress for each sex should be such as might be appropriate for formal occasions.
www.admin.ox.ac.uk /statutes/regulations/48-012.shtml   (512 words)

 Academic Dress
The academic dress of other members of the Governing Body is the cap, gown and hood of their degrees from the granting university or a fl mortar-board and gown (similar to the Durham scholar's gown).
The academic dress of Fellows and graduate staff members of the College is (1) the cap, gown and hood of their degrees from the granting university or (2) a fl mortar-board and gown (similar to the Durham scholar's gown) with or without their own hood.
Postgraduates generally wear the cap, gown, and hood of the university from which they received their highest degree, but they are free to wear the academic dress corresponding to any of their degrees or a fl gown (similar to the Durham BA or MA gown), with or without their own hood and cap.
www.dur.ac.uk /StChads/academic-dress.html   (1126 words)

 Cap and Gown History and Etiquette
Academic dress for graduations started in the 12th and 13th centuries when universities first began forming.
By the time of England's Henry VIII, Oxford and Cambridge began using a standard form of academic dress, which was controlled to the tiniest detail by the university.
European institutions have always had diversity in their academic dress, but American institutions employ a definite system of dress thanks to Gardner Cotrell Leonard from Albany, New York.
www.oakhalli.com /etiquette.html   (877 words)

 Welcome to Old Dominion University's Commencement Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
At Oxford and Cambridge, specifications of academic dress are a matter of strict university control, but diversity is evident in the robes from other European universities.
In 1885, American colleges and universities adopted a uniform code of academic dress, but the code has undergone many changes throughout the years, and there are variances evident in policies of some American universities.
In general, there are three different academic gowns which represent the attainment of the bachelor’s degree, the master’s degree, and the doctoral degree.
studentservices.odu.edu /commencement/academic_dress.html   (350 words)

 at massart template
As a result, this garment came to be regarded as academic dress for university masters who, as clerics, wore it.
The pileus, a common headdress of medieval laymen, was adopted by the Church at the Synod of Bergamo (1311) and became typical headwear at the universities.
The Commission met at Columbia University in 1895 and adopted a code of academic dress that, besides regulating the cut and style and materials of the gowns, prescribed the colors that were to represent the different fields of learning.
www.massart.edu /at_massart/coll_services/regalia.html   (504 words)

 Read the official Academic Costume Code & Ceremony Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In the case of the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree, the dark blue color is used to represent the mastery of the discipline of learning and scholarship in any field that is attested to by the awarding of this degree and is not intended to represent the field of philosophy.
Only members of the governing body of a college or university, whatever their degrees, are entitled to wear doctor's gowns (with fl velvet), but their hoods may be only those of degrees actually held by the wearers or those especially prescribed for them by the institution.
Those wearing academic costumes always wear their caps in academic processions and during the ceremony of conferring degrees.
www.willsieco.com /academic_costume.asp   (2370 words)

 Charles Darwin University - Academic Dress   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Academic Dress Rules as approved by Council at meeting 1/2001 on 24 February 2001 and amended by the Executive Committee, on behalf of Council on 14 March 2001.
an Associate Diploma/Certificate IV The academic dress to which a person is entitled is that described in the Rule referring in its heading to the person, or as the case requires, the person's degree or other award.
The style of academic dress (if any) to which the member is entitled, or fl pure wool gown of the Cambridge doctoral pattern with facings of ochre and white and sleeve linings of ochre.
www.cdu.edu.au /graduation/academicdress.html   (583 words)

 UOW - Hiring or Purchasing your Academic Dress   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Academic dress is available for either hire or purchase.
Enquiries regarding the purchase of academic dress may be directed to Anne Anderson, telephone (02) 4221 8060 or via the general Unishop enquiries number (02) 4221 8065.
For those graduands who choose to purchase academic dress, it will be available for collection from the Unishop Enquiry Counter inside the Unishop on the day of graduation.
www.uow.edu.au /student/graduation/hire.html   (345 words)

 Graduation | Victoria University of Wellington
Failure to wear the correct academic dress will mean that you will not be allowed to participate in the graduation ceremony.
Academic dress for your graduation can be hired from Academic Dress Hire, which is owned by the Wellington Branch of New Zealand Federation of Graduate Women (NZFGW).
Funds provided from the hire of academic dress are distributed for academic scholarships and other educational causes.
www.vuw.ac.nz /home/studying/graduation.html   (960 words)

 Robe History - The Velvet Robe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The silk gown, I-bottomed wig and fl court dress now worn by Kings unsel is generally held to date from the funeral of Queen ary II., being the mourning dress worn by the wish of King illiam for a considerable period after the queens death, and opted as a convenient costume ever since.
Academic Costume.No thorough study has so far been made of early English academic costume as compared with that of the continental universitiesa study which ought to throw much light on the subject.3 A vexed question is that of how far academic dress is derived from the ecclesiastical.
Academic dress during the 17th century may be further studied in Bedel Bucks book (1665, see Appendix B. to Peacock, Observations on the Statutes of the University of Cambridge), and Loggans plates of academic costume in Oxonia Illustrata (1675) and Cantabrigia Ilbustrata (1690, ed.
www.thevelvetrobe.com /new195020.html   (9584 words)

 Texas A&M Graduation - Regalia History
The dress worn by faculty and graduates during Commencement ceremonies is based upon costumes used in fourteenth and fifteenth century universities, particularly Oxford and Cambridge in England.
This style of academic dress and accouterments has been used in the United States from colonial times, and it was standardized by an Intercollegiate Code in 1895.
In the meeting, held at Columbia University, the first academic costume code regulating the cut style and materials of gowns as well as the specification of different colors for different disciplines is established.
graduation.tamu.edu /history.html?wtemplate=print   (639 words)

 Cap Gown | cap gown graduation | cap gown kindergarten| caps and gowns
Thinking of dress codes for different occasions, one of the important spheres of one’s life that strikes you is honoring successful students and awarding them degrees.
The dress code obviously needs to match the mood and the spirit since it is a major milestone in a student’s career.
The academic dress became sophisticated and was slowly modified.
www.gordon-intl.com /cap_gown.html   (284 words)

 Choate Rosemary Hall: Students » Campus Life » Dress Code
Students in violation of the dress code will be sent from class, the dining hall, or other venue to their rooms to change and will also be reported to their form dean.
Academic dress is worn during the class day and for dinner preceding all class days except Sunday.
Clothing that is not technically in violation of the academic dress code but appears to be will not be allowed (e.g., clothing that looks like jeans but is not technically denim).
www.choate.edu /students/campus_dresscode.asp   (573 words)

 BU Commencement 2002 - Academic Dress
Everyone who participates in an academic ceremony on Commencement Day must wear a cap and gown of the appropriate color and style, as approved by the University.
Academic dress will be available at Barnes and Noble at Boston University beginning April 8 through May 19, 2002.
For further information regarding academic dress, contact Barnes and Noble at 617/267-8484 (press 8); or fax 617/236-7418.
www.bu.edu /commencement/2002/dress.html   (289 words)

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