Gowns, photography, DVDs and merchandise
You are required to order a gown and hood from Ede & Ravenscroft at least 21 days prior to the graduation ceremony at the following link: www.edeandravenscroft.co.uk/graduation-services.
Male graduands are required to wear a dark lounge suit or kilt, white shirt and white bow tie and dark shoes.
Female graduands are required to wear dark skirt or trousers, white shirt/blouse and dark shoes.
Please note that jeans, trainers or other casual clothing are not permitted. You may be excluded from the ceremony if you are not wearing appropriate academic dress.
Please note: for health and safety reasons we may ask you to remove items that could cause you harm or interfere with the proceedings. Mortar boards are not worn at the University of St Andrews graduation ceremonies.
Students can order their gowns and hoods from Ede & Ravenscroft.
We strongly recommend that you make arrangements for Graduation photography with a reputable photographer. In recent years some of our graduates have experienced difficulty, and disappointment, as a result of aggressively marketed but unreliable photography services offered by independent operators. You should ensure that your enjoyment of this unique and very special occasion is not spoiled in this way.
You will have the opportunity for photographs to be taken by the University’s official photographers Tempest who will be situated in Parliament Hall, South Street on Friday 29 November from 8.30am - 6.00pm and Saturday 30 November from 8.30am until 3.00pm. Presentation photographs are also taken by Tempest as you cross the stage and full details of how to view and order them will be available on the day or on Tempest Events website.
DVD / Video
The company who produce the official University DVDs and Videos of each graduation ceremony (and are also located outside Younger Hall each day during graduation) are Visions Unlimited.
The University Retail Store is the official retailer to the University of St Andrews. The store stocks a range of the finest Lambswool and Cashmere products, which are all made in Scotland. There is a varied selection of clothing, from stylish T-shirts and Hoodies to windproof jackets. A wide range of gifts are also available including – glassware, silver jewellery and leather goods. The ranges within the store will be constantly updated to include new gifts and seasonal collections of clothing. The University crest is featured on all products. All purchases help to support teaching and research at St Andrews.
Visit us: Market Street, St Andrews
Shop online: www.standrewsuniversitystore.co.uk
Order by phone: +44 (0)1334 474390
There are a exciting range of contemporary alumni designs that can include your name and the names of your fellow classmates printed on the back.