Some question answers to know better about Graduation gown
Types of graduation gown
The three types of degrees each have a different style gown.
1. Bachelor’s gowns have pointed sleeves, and are worn closed.
2. Master’s gowns have oblong sleeve, open at the wrist, with the base hanging down, and rear part of the oblong cut square while the front arc cuts away. These robes have fasteners so they can be worn open or closed.
3. Doctoral gowns have bell-shaped sleeves, also designed with fasteners so it is worn closed or opened. For the doctor’s robes also have trimmings including velvet panels down the front and three bars of velvet on the sleeves.
All three gowns are usually black, though some colleges and universities use the color of the school.
What is the graduation gown called?
It is also known as academical dress, academicals, subfusc and, in the United States, as academic regalia.
When did graduates start wearing caps and gown?
The tradition of wearing Graduation gown and caps goes back to 12th century Europe, when the first universities were founded. According to Columbia University, gowns and hoods were worn by clergy, and their students adopted the same garb.
How long should a graduation gown be?
Generally, the graduation gown length falls below your knees and above your ankles, which is usually eight to ten inches from the floor. In addition to the graduation gown length, consider sleeve fitting. Sleeves should measure below your elbow and above your wrist.
What do the different colors on graduation robes mean UK?
There are three main types of gowns: Bachelor, Master and Doctorate. Bachelor gowns are black and have short sleeves. Masters gowns are black and have long sleeves. Doctorate robes are red with coloured silk and long sleeves.
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