Graduation 2017
WHAT DO I WEAR?

  • WHAT DO I WEAR? [see profiles in academic dress]
The Ceremony for the Presentation of Graduands is a formal one and Graduands to be presented to the Chancellor, Mr. Robert Bermudez, are required TO DRESS FORMAL AND TO WEAR ACADEMIC DRESS.
 
VERY LOW CUT NECKLINES WITH EXPOSED CLEAVAGES, EXPOSED NAVELS AND OTHER FORMS OF UNSUITABLE DRESS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.  IF YOU ARE NOT APPROPRIATELY ATTIRED YOU MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED SUITABLE FOR PRESENTATION TO THE CHANCELLOR.  PLEASE BE GUIDED ACCORDINGLY.

 
FEMALE GRADUANDS are required to wear WHITE ONLY. Either dresses or suits are acceptable with BLACK SHOES.
 
MALE GRADUANDS are required to wear Dark Lounge Suits or Dark Shirt-Jac Suits.
 
We ask that you comply with these requirements.
 
All graduands must wear the University Graduate Gown with appropriate Faculty Hood. 
 
Presentees for NON-DEGREE AWARDS who are NOT holders of a first degree are required to wear the Scarlet Gown (Red Matriculation gown) – [e.g. Undergraduate Certificates and Diploma Programmes].
 
Presentees for Non-Degree Awards who are previous graduates of the UWI and or other acceptable Universities should wear the Gown and Hood of the Faculty from which he/she received a First Degree.  



PROFILES OF ACADEMIC DRESS

Non-degree graduands (undergraduate certificates, diplomas etc) are entitled to wear a scarlet gown, calf length, with round sleeves cut below the elbow, without a hood.
 

UNDERGRADUATE
 
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN FOOD AND AGRICULTURE

BLUE princetta gown of special tropical style, simple shape, with cape sleeves and 1 ½ “ self-facing, to be worn calf length: hood, blue outside, faced with AVOCADO GREEN and top edge bound with University red on each side.            
    
                                                



BACHELOR OF ARTS

The same gown as Agriculture: hood, blue outside, faced with PLUMBAGO BLUE and top edge bound with University red.
 
 




BACHELOR OF EDUCATION

The same gown as Agriculture: hood, blue outside, faced with WHITE and top edge bound with University red.
 





BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ENGINEERING

The same gown as Agriculture: hood, blue outside, faced with ALUMINIUM GREY and top edge bound with University red.
 
 



BACHELOR OF LAWS

The same gown as Agriculture: hood, blue outside, faced with BLACK and top edge bound with University red.
 


BACHELOR OF MEDICINE AND BACHELOR OF SURGERY
DOCTOR OF DENTAL SURGERY
DOCTOR OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

The same gown as Agriculture: hood, blue outside, faced with PURPLE and top edge bound with University red.
 



BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
(Pharmacy, BB Medical Science, B Medical Science, Physical Therapy)

The same gown as Agriculture: hood, blue outside, faced with PURPLE with the bottom curve of the purple enhanced by a panel of gold.
 


 
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
(NURSING)
The same gown as Agriculture: hood, blue outside, faced with PURPLE and top edge bound with WHITE.
 
 


BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
(The Natural Sciences)

The same gown as Agriculture: hood, blue outside, faced with ALAMANDA YELLOW and top edge bound with University red.
 

 

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
(Social Sciences)
The same gown as Agriculture: hood, blue outside, faced with ORANGE and top edge bound with University red.
 
 


BACHELORS:
INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAMMES

The same gown as Agriculture: hood, blue outside, faced with ECRU and top edge bound with University red.



 


POSTGRADUATE
 
MASTER OF SCIENCE and MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY
(IN AGRICULTURE)


Blue princetta gown of special tropical style with long sleeves cut at the bottom and 3” self-facing to be worn calf length: Hood, full shape blue princetta, fully lined with AVOCADO GREEN, bound all round with University red.
 


MASTER OF SCIENCE, and MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY
(The Social Sciences)

Blue princetta gown of special tropical style with long sleeves cut at the bottom and 3” self-facing to be worn calf length: Hood, full shape blue princetta, fully lined with ORANGE, bound all round with University red.
 
 

MASTER OF ARTS, and MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY
(In Humanities/Arts)

Blue princetta gown of special tropical style with long sleeves cut at the bottom and 3” self-facing to be worn calf length: Hood, full shape blue princetta, fully lined with PLUMBAGO BLUE, bound all round with University Red.
 


MASTER OF EDUCATION, and MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY
(In Education)

Blue princetta gown of special tropical style with long sleeves cut at the bottom and 3” self-facing to be worn calf length: Hood, full shape blue princetta, fully lined with WHITE, bound all round with University Red.

 
MASTER OF SCIENCE, and MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY
(In Engineering)

Blue princetta gown of special tropical style with long sleeves cut at the bottom and 3” self-facing to be worn calf length: Hood, full shape blue princetta, fully lined with ALUMINIUM GREY, bound all round with University Red.
 


MASTER OF LAWS

Blue princetta gown of special tropical style with long sleeves cut at the bottom and 3” self-facing to be worn calf length: Hood, full shape blue princetta, fully lined with BLACK, bound all round with University Red.
 
 


MASTER OF SCIENCE, and MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY
(The Natural Sciences)

Blue princetta gown of special tropical style with long sleeves cut at the bottom and 3” self-facing to be worn calf length: Hood, full shape blue princetta, fully lined with ALAMANDA YELLOW, bound all round with University red.
 
 

MASTERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAMMES

Blue princetta gown of special tropical style with long sleeves cut at the bottom and 3” self-facing to be worn calf length: Hood, full shape blue princetta, fully lined with ECRU, bound all round with University red.


 
MASTER OF SCIENCE
(Medical Sciences - NURSING)


Blue princetta gown of special tropical style with long sleeves cut at the bottom and 3” self-facing to be worn calf length: Hood, full shape blue princetta, fully lined with PURPLE, bound all round with WHITE.
 
 

DOCTOR OF MEDICINE (DM)

Scarlet panama gown of special tropical style with longer and fuller sleeves than that of masters’ gown with sleeves lined and piped black, pointed with facings and yoke piped black:  : Hood, full shape RED PANAMA fully lined with PURPLE, bound all round with University red. NO MORTARBOARD.
 

DOCTOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (DBA)
Scarlet panama gown of special tropical style with longer and fuller sleeves than that of masters’ gown with sleeves lined and piped black, pointed with facings and yoke piped black:  Hood, full shape RED PANAMA fully lined with ORANGE, bound all round with University red. NO MORTARBOARD.
 
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PhD)

Scarlet panama gown of special tropical style with longer and fuller sleeves than that of masters’ gown with sleeves lined and piped black, pointed with facings and yoke piped black:  Hood, full shape BLACK PANAMA fully lined with red and bound as for Masters’ hood; BLACK VELVET MORTARBOARD WITH BLACK TASSEL.


 


NON-DEGREE AWARDS

NON-DEGREE (undergraduate certificates, diplomas) graduates are required to wear the scarlet gown, calf length, with round sleeves cut below the elbow - NO HOOD.