Get your gown

When you purchase through UNE Life, you’re helping future graduands reach their potential as well. All money spent with UNE Life goes back into student experience and amenity, on campus.

UNE Life’s Graduation Services has a wide range of gowns, bonnets, trenchers, hoods and stoles for sale to meet the needs of graduands.

Be sure to fill out your Graduation Services Order Form as early to ensure you have everything prepared for your graduation day.

To purchase

So that they can commemorate the day, we offer graduands the option of purchasing their academic dress.

To purchase, complete the online order form below. The purchase of items is on an individual basis and graduands should allow up to 1 weeks if they are collecting from the UNE campus, or 2 weeks should they like the items posted. 

Prices are as follows;

Standard Purchase Pack – $150
Includes everything a graduand will require, regardless of award.
Also includes complementary postage, gift boxed UNE Pen, 15% off Lunch Packages (BBQ or Sitdown) and 10% off UNE Merchandise purchased in the same order.

Or, if you have already obtained certain clothing items, you may choose to purchase items individually;
Gown (Diploma, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor, Masters) – $85
Hood (Bachelor, Masters) – $45
Stole (Diploma, Graduate Diploma) – $40
Trencher (Diploma, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor, Masters) – $40

For orders within the 2 week period of graduation we are unable to guarantee delivery so ensure orders are placed early.


To hire (PhD Only)

To hire academic dress, the graduand is required to pay the full hire fee prior to arriving on Graduation Day. Orders will not be processed without full payment of hire. The hire of gowns and other items can be completed online by following the online order form below.

Prices are as follows;

Standard Hire Pack – $130
(includes everything a graduand will require)

Or, if you have already obtained certain clothing items, you may choose to hire items individually;
Gown (PhD) – $55
Hood (PhD) – $40
PhD Bonnet (hired) – $35

Should you wish to cancel a hire, a full refund is available up to 10 days before the graduation ceremony. After this time, the graduand forfeits the hire fee.

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Where do I go to pick up my gown?

If you’ve hired or purchased your academic dress through UNE Life, you’ll need to proceed to the Weston Common Room, Building CO15 (see UNE Map here or reference below) .

Signage will be on campus on the morning of Graduation, so please take notice or ask one of the UNE staff, positioned around the grounds on the day.


Hire & Purchase of Academic Dress outside graduation period

For those who wish to hire Academic Dress outside the graduation period you will need to complete the  Hire of Academic Dress Outside the Graduation Period Form.

Once completed this form can be faxed, emailed or posted to UNE Life – the address is indicated on the form. We do not offer a complete on line hire service outside the graduation period.

Academic Dress can be purchased outside the graduation period via our on line shop.