• Graduates are required to wear a long-sleeve white shirt, pure black trousers or skirt, black tie, pure black shoes, graduation gown and cap. Graduates must maintain the gowns straight and stiff for attending the Ceremony and prepare hair-clips and safety pins for wearing the gowns.
  • The tassel of the cap must be placed on the right-hand side before the conferment of degrees and placed on the left-hand side after the degree is conferred.
  • Graduates with improper attire will not be allowed to receive the certificate on stage.
  • Information about the list of degrees conferred and specifications of graduation gown:

Doctoral Degrees

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Gown
  • red hood with blue silk hem
  • round sleeves in blue
  • blue silk piping in front
  • front pleats, hook and eye closure
  • back yoke cord and button
  • 9 cm hem
  • in red color
Cap

  • round cap in black color with gold tassel placed on the left-hand side
Suitable for Graduates of PhD Degree Programmes
Professional Doctorates
Gown
  • red hood with purple silk hem
  • round sleeves in purple
  • purple silk piping in front
  • front pleats, hook and eye closure
  • back yoke cord and button
  • 9 cm hem
  • in red color
Cap

  • round cap in black color with gold tassel placed on the left-hand side
Suitable for Graduates of Other Doctoral Degree Programmes, e.g.:
  • Doctor of Business Administration programme
  • Doctor of Education programme
  • Doctor of Public Administration programme
  • Doctor of Fine Arts programme
  • Doctor of Public Health programme

Masters Degrees

Gown
  • black hood with 1 cm gold silk hem and color silk hem ranging from 4.5 to 7 cm, progressively wider towards the odd-shaped flap at the back of the hood
  • sleeves with arm slits closed
  • front pleats, hook and eye closure
  • back yoke cord and button
  • 8.5 cm hem
  • in black color
Cap

  • square cap in black color with black tassel placed on the left-hand side

Postgraduate Diplomas/Certificates

Only black gown without hood and cap