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Academic and Ceremonial Dress Order 2014

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This order describes the academic and ceremonial dress of the University.
Administered by: Education and Training
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 09
Made 16 Jun 2014
Registered 18 Jun 2014
Tabled HR 23 Jun 2014
Tabled Senate 23 Jun 2014

THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

 

 

Academic and Ceremonial Dress Statute 2005

 

ACADEMIC AND CEREMONIAL DRESS ORDER 2014

 

I, Professor Margaret Harding, Acting Vice-Chancellor of The Australian National University acting in accordance with subsection 50(3) of the Australian National University Act 1991 and subsection 9.5 of the Vice-Chancellorship Statute 2013, make this Order under section 2 of the Academic and Ceremonial Dress Statute 2005.

 

Date: 16 June 2014

 

 

 

 

 

Professor Margaret Harding

ACTING VICE-CHANCELLOR

 

 

PART 1: Preliminary

1              Name of Order

1.1   This is the Academic and Ceremonial Dress Order 2014.

2              Commencement

2.1  This Order commences on 1 July 2014.

3              Interpretation

3.1  In this Order:

(a)   a reference to silk includes a reference to silk substitute; and

(b)   a reference to a Bachelor gown or a Master gown is to be read as a reference to such a gown made of black fabric and of the style as traditionally worn at the University; and

(c)   previous Order means the Academic and Ceremonial Dress Order 2013.

[The Academic and Ceremonial Dress Order 2013 may be found at

http://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2013L00565  ]

3.2  In this Order, a reference to a colour is to be read as a reference to that colour as specified in the following table:

 

Table 1: Colours

 

Colour

Pantone Colour Reference*

Black

Pantone Black C

Blue

2718C

Claret

208C

Gold

122C

Gold lace

1255C

Green

7727C

Lilac

524C

Old gold

871C

Purple

259C

Sapphire

7685C

Silver

877C

Terracotta

165C

Turquoise

306C

Union Jack blue

285C

Union Jack red

200C

White

Pantone White C

 

*Derived from Pantone Formula Guide Solid Coated & Solid Uncoated, ISBN 978-159065268-8

 

Part 2: Ceremonial Dress

4              Ceremonial Dress: Chancellor

4.1  The ceremonial dress of the Chancellor is to be an ankle length robe made from black figured damask, with front facings 105mm wide at the shoulder and 130mm at the hemline and with a collar measuring approximately 340mm wide and 180mm deep at the back.

4.2  The back of the robe is to be pleated into the yoke and is to have a short train with a centre slit to knee height with sleeves that are long and fitted, closed and straight at the lower edge.

4.3   The robe is to be trimmed with gold lace of the oakleaf design as follows:

·         the facings, collar, hemline and centre back slit are to be trimmed with gold lace 48mm wide;

·         there is to be a diamond shaped pattern in 48mm gold lace at the top of the back slit;

·         each armhole is to be a horizontal slit at the elbow with a 250mm vertical slit atop, all trimmed with 20mm gold lace with pointed edges;

·         there are to be 11 gold lace bars, each 40mm wide, on each sleeve;

·         the sleeve openings are to be trimmed with gold lace 20mm wide.

4.4   With this robe is to be worn either:

                (a)    a black velvet trencher, the crown being trimmed with gold oakleaf lace 20mm wide and a beehive gold covered button, affixed to the centre of the crown, from which hangs a gold bullion tassel 250mm in length; or

                (b)    a round black velvet bonnet, the edge of the brim of which is trimmed with gold ornamental braid, and a flat button, covered with gold oakleaf lace, is affixed to the centre of the crown, and the bonnet is worn with a gold cord and tassels.

5              Ceremonial dress: Pro-Chancellor

5.1  The ceremonial dress of the Pro-Chancellor is to be a robe of black damask fabric, made in the same style as worn by the Chancellor, also of ankle length, but trimmed with silver lace of the oakleaf design, in the same manner and dimensions as the Chancellor’s robe.

5.2   This robe does not have a train.

5.3  With this robe is to be worn either a black velvet trencher, or a round black velvet bonnet with silver cord and tassels, trimmed the same as for the Chancellor, but in silver.

6              Ceremonial dress: Vice-Chancellor

6.1  The ceremonial dress of the Vice-Chancellor is to be a gown of black damask fabric that is approximately mid calf in length with the back and sleeves of the gown tightly gathered.

6.2  The sleeves of this gown are to have a boot of the same design as the Master gown.

6.3  The gown is to be trimmed on the front and at the back of the neck with gold lace 60mm wide of the oakleaf design and the sleeve openings are also to be trimmed in gold oakleaf lace 20mm wide.

6.4  With this gown is to be worn either:

                (a)    a black velvet trencher, the crown being trimmed with gold oakleaf lace 20mm wide and a beehive gold covered button, affixed to the centre of the crown, from which hangs a gold bullion tassel 250mm in length; or

                (b)    a round black velvet bonnet, the edge of the brim of which is trimmed with gold ornamental braid, and a flat button, covered with gold oakleaf lace, is affixed to the centre of the crown, and the bonnet is worn with a gold cord and tassels.

7              Ceremonial dress: Deputy Vice-Chancellor

7.1  The ceremonial dress of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor is to be a gown of black damask fabric, made in the same style as worn by the Vice-Chancellor but trimmed with silver lace of the oakleaf design and in the same manner and dimensions as for the Vice-Chancellor.

7.2  With this gown is to be worn either a black velvet trencher, or a round black velvet bonnet with silver cord and tassels, trimmed the same as for the Vice-Chancellor, but in silver.

8              Ceremonial dress: University Marshal

8.1  The ceremonial dress of the University Marshal is to be a gown of sapphire cloth with gathering at the back yoke and on the sleeves, in the style of a Bachelor gown but with elongated sleeves.

8.2  The 120mm front facings of this gown are in old gold and the inside of the gown and the inside of the elongated sleeves are also fully lined in the same gold. 

8.3  This gown, which closes at the neckline, is adorned with a special design high collar and is fastened at the neckline with gold ornamentation.

8.4  With this gown is to be worn a round black velvet bonnet trimmed with blue and gold cord and tassels.

9              Ceremonial dress: Deputy Marshal

9.1  The ceremonial dress of the Deputy Marshal is to be a Bachelor gown of sapphire cloth with 100mm front facings of old gold which extend around the neckline.

9.2  With this gown is to be worn a round black velvet bonnet trimmed with blue and gold cord and tassels.

10            Ceremonial dress: Esquire Bedel

10.1  The ceremonial dress of the Esquire Bedel is to be a Master gown of black corded silk, the sleeve openings of which are trimmed with 45mm gold oak leaf lace.

10.2  A collar of black brocade which is edged with 45mm gold oak leaf lace is attached to the back of this gown.

10.3  With this gown is to be worn a round black velvet bonnet trimmed with gold cord and tassels, a jabot consisting of 2 tabs on a collar and white wrist length gloves.

11            Ceremonial dress: members of Council

11.1  The ceremonial dress of a member of the Council is to be a Master gown with 115mm of silver silk on the front facings.

11.2  The back collar of this gown is faced around all sides with 100mm of the same silver silk.

11.3  An embroidered University badge is attached to the left hand front facing of the gown and is positioned 100mm down from the front yoke seam.

11.4   A round black velvet bonnet trimmed with silver cord and silver tassels is to be worn.

11.5   However, nothing in this clause prevents a member of Council from wearing, as ceremonial dress, any academic dress to which the person may be entitled.

12            Ceremonial dress: Chancellor’s party

12.1  The ceremonial dress of the Dean of each ANU College, directors of faculties, research schools and schools mentioned in rule 3 of the Membership of the Council (Heads of Faculties and Research School) Rules, directors of University Centres, heads of residential Halls and Colleges, and other members of the Chancellor’s party is to be:

                (a)    a gown of black cloth in the style of the University’s higher doctorate gown with 100mm of silver silk on the front facings extending around the neckline, and with bell shaped sleeves, the lower three-quarters of which faced with silver cloth; and

                (b)    a round black velvet bonnet trimmed with blue cord and blue tassels.

12.2  However, nothing in this clause prevents a member of the Chancellor’s party from wearing, as ceremonial dress, any academic dress to which the person may be entitled.

13            Ceremonial dress: academic staff and invited members of academic procession 

13.1  The ceremonial dress of the academic staff and invited members of the academic procession is to be any academic dress to which the person may be entitled, or:

                (a)    a Master gown with 100mm of blue silk on the front facings or a Master gown with a silver stole 100mm in width; and

                (b)    a round black velvet bonnet trimmed with blue cord and blue tassels may be worn.

14            Ceremonial dress: guest speakers at conferring ceremonies

14.1  The ceremonial dress of a guest speaker at a conferring of degrees ceremony is to be as for members of the Chancellor's party.

14.2  However, nothing in this clause prevents a guest speaker from wearing, as ceremonial dress, any academic dress to which the person may be entitled.

15            Ceremonial dress: members of general staff

15.1  The ceremonial dress of members of the general staff is to be a Bachelor gown with which a trencher of black cloth with a black tassel may be worn.

15.2  However nothing in this clause prevents a member of the general staff from wearing, as ceremonial dress, any academic dress to which the person may be entitled.

Part 3: Academic Dress

16            Interpretation: Part 3

16.1   To avoid doubt, in this Part, a reference to:

                (a)    a hood fully lined or faced with a single colour on the inside is a reference to a hood that is fully lined or edged on the posterior side of the hood with the colour of the award; and

                (b)    a hood fully lined or faced with 2 colours on the inside is a reference to a hood on which the first named colour is innermost with the second colour outermost on the posterior side of the hood; and

                (c)    a hood fully lined or faced with 3 colours on the inside is a reference to a hood on which the second named colour is between the first and third named colours, the third named colour being outermost on the posterior side of the hood.

17            Academic dress: graduates (higher doctorates)

17.1  The academic dress of a graduate of the University, being awarded or holding a higher doctorate, is to be:

                (a)    a gown of Union Jack red cloth, of the design and shape as traditionally worn at the University, being heavily gathered on the back and both shoulders with a curved shaped yoke, with plain bell shaped sleeves with 115mm of silk on the front facings as follows:

·         for a degree of Doctor of Fine Arts – silver;

·         for a degree of Doctor of Laws – purple;

·         for a degree of Doctor of Letters – blue;

·         for a degree of Doctor of Medicine – turquoise;

·         for a degree of  Doctor of Music – lilac;

·         for a degree of Doctor of Science – green;

·         for a degree of Doctor of the University – old gold; and

                (b)    a hood of Union Jack red cloth of the same shape and style as for a degree of Doctor of Philosophy, and as traditionally worn at the University, each hood being fully lined with colours applicable to the award as set out in paragraph (a); and

                (c)    a round black velvet bonnet with a gold cord and tassels.

[Note: The degree of Doctor of the University is only awarded as an honorary degree.]

18            Academic dress: graduates (Doctor of Philosophy)

18.1  The academic dress of a graduate of the University being awarded or holding a degree of Doctor of Philosophy is to be:

                (a)    a gown of black cloth in the same shape and style as worn by Masters of the University with 100mm of blue corded silk on the front facings; and

                (b)    a hood of the Cambridge design as traditionally worn at the University made from, and fully lined with, blue corded silk fabric; and

                (c)    a round black velvet bonnet with a blue cord and tassels.

19            Academic dress: graduates (professional doctorates)

19.1  The academic dress of a graduate of the University, being awarded or holding one of the following professional doctorates, namely:

·         Doctor of Diplomatic Studies;

·         Doctor of Juridical Science;

·         Doctor of Policy Administration;

·         Doctor of Population Health;

·         Doctor of Psychology (Clinical);

is to be:

                (a)    a gown of black cloth in the same shape and style as worn by Masters of the University with 100mm of blue corded silk on the front facings; and

                (b)    a hood of the Cambridge design as traditionally worn at the University made from, and fully lined with, blue corded silk fabric and edged on the inside with 25mm of claret corded silk; and

                (c)    a round black velvet bonnet with a blue cord and tassels.

20            Academic dress: Master of Philosophy, other Master graduates, Medicinae ac Chirurgiae Doctoranda and Juris Doctor graduates

20.1  The academic dress of a graduate of the University, being awarded or holding a degree of Master Philosophy, is to be:

                (a)    a gown of black cloth as traditionally worn at the University, being heavily gathered on the back and on both shoulders with a curved yoke, with sleeves that are long and closed (being 20cm from the bottom of the gown) with a crescent shaped cut at the bottom and a bound opening for the arm at the elbow; and

                (b)    a hood of black cloth in the style as traditionally worn at the University and in the shape known as the Oxford Burgon cut, and that is fully lined on the inside with blue fabric; and

              (c)   a trencher of black cloth with a blue tassel.

20.2  The academic dress of a graduate of the University, being awarded or holding a degree of Master or a degree of Medicinae ac Chirurgiae Doctoranda or Juris Doctor, is to be:

                (a)    a gown of black cloth as traditionally worn at the University, being heavily gathered on the back and on both shoulders with a curved yoke, with sleeves that are long and closed (being 20cm from the bottom of the gown) with a crescent shaped cut at the bottom and a bound opening for the arm at the elbow; and

                (b)    a hood of black cloth in the style as traditionally worn at the University and in the shape known as the Oxford Burgon cut, and that is fully lined on the inside with colours applicable to the ANU College or discipline as set out in the Schedule; and

              (c)   a trencher of black cloth with a black tassel.

21            Academic dress: Bachelor graduates

21.1  The academic dress of a graduate of the University, being awarded or holding a degree of Bachelor, is to be:

                (a)    a gown of black cloth as traditionally worn at the University, being heavily gathered on the back and on both shoulders with a curved yoke; with sleeves that are long and pointed (being 20cm from the bottom of the gown) with a decorative slit on the front seam; and

                (b)    a hood of black cloth in the style as traditionally worn at the University, in the shape known as the Oxford Burgon cut, and that is faced on the inside with 100mm of silk with colours applicable to the ANU College or discipline as set out in the Schedule; and

                (c)    a trencher of black cloth with a black tassel.

22            Academic dress: non-degree awards

22.1  The academic dress of a person being awarded or holding a non-degree award of the University is to be:

                (a)    for a graduate diploma or certificate, a Bachelor gown with a stole of black cloth 100mm in width faced with 100mm of silk with colours applicable to the ANU College or discipline as set out in the Schedule, and a trencher of black cloth with a black tassel; and

                (b)    for an undergraduate diploma, a Bachelor gown with a stole of black cloth 100mm in width faced with 100mm of silk with colours applicable to the ANU College or discipline set out in the Schedule, and with which no headgear is to be worn.

23            Academic dress: associate degree awards

23.1  The academic dress of a person being awarded or holding an associate degree is to be a Bachelor gown, with a stole of black cloth 100mm in width faced with 100mm of silk with colours applicable to the ANU College or discipline as set out in the Schedule, and with which no headgear is to be worn.

24            Academic dress: undergraduates

24.1  The academic dress of undergraduates of the University is to be a gown of black cloth of a style approved by the Council and with which no headgear is to be worn.

Part 4: Miscellaneous

25            Honorary degrees

25.1  To avoid doubt, the academic dress of a person holding or being awarded an honorary degree is to be the academic dress prescribed in Part 3 for the corresponding degree.

 

26            When academic dress to be worn

 

26.1  A graduand must wear appropriate academic dress.

 

27            When ceremonial dress to be worn

 

27.1  A member of the academic staff in a procession at a graduation ceremony must wear appropriate ceremonial or academic dress.

28            When former academic dress may be worn

28.1  A person who received an award before 1 July 2014 (including, but not limited to former graduates of the Institute of the Arts) is entitled to wear the academic dress for the award as specified in the previous Order.

29            Repeal

29.1  The Academic and Ceremonial Dress Order 2013, as amended and in force immediately before the commencement of this Order, is repealed.

 

Clause 20, 21, 22 and 23

schedule of Colours applicable to anu Colleges etc.

 

College or Discipline

Colour*

University wide multidisciplinary awards

White

ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

Union Jack blue

ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

Terracotta

ANU College of Business and Economics

Gold

ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science

Claret

ANU College of Law

Purple

ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment and ANU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Green

Medicine and Health Studies

Turquoise

Graduate Programs in Military Studies

Union Jack blue and Union Jack red

*For descriptions of colours see subclause 3.2