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Academic and Ceremonial Dress Rule 2018

Authoritative Version
Rules/Other as made
This rule describes the academic and ceremonial dress of the Australian National University.
Administered by: Education
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 09
Registered 25 May 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR29-May-2018
Tabled Senate18-Jun-2018

Explanatory Statement: Academic and Ceremonial Dress Rule 2018

Authority for making the instrument

This instrument is made under the Vice-Chancellorship Statute 2013, section 9.5.

Purpose and operation of the instrument

The Rule describes the academic and ceremonial dress of the University. 

Documents incorporated by reference



The Division of Student Administration were consulted in replacing the Academic and Ceremonial Dress Order 2014 with this Rule. The ceremonial dress for the new position of Provost was determined after consultation with the Division of Student Administration, the Provost, the Vice-Chancellor and the Chancellor.

The College and discipline colours have been updated to reflect the new structure for the ANU College of Health and Medicine, ANU College of Science, and the disciplinary separation for ‘medicine and health studies’. This has not changed existing colours, just clarified the new college structure.

As approved by Professor Brian P. Schmidt,

Vice-Chancellor of the Australian National University on 23 May 2018