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 Collection of Academic Attire

Certificates to Masters Graduands   

  •  All graduands receiving certificates, diplomas or degrees are required to wear the prescribed academic attire. The University has appointed Academic Apparel Industries, of 219, Voortrekker Road, Bellville, for the issuing of academic dress from certificate to masters degree level. All graduands are to make their own arrangements regarding the hire or purchase of academic attire by clicking on the following link ORDER FORM. ​​
  • Please note that you must produce your identity document when collecting your academic attire, or else you will have to pay an additional R750.00 as a deposit. 
  • Collection times for academic attire:Graduands  must collect their academic attire on the dates specified below in the foyer on the Lecture Theatre (GH1) adjacent to the Main Hall:​

Graduation Date and Time

Collection of Gowns

Return of Gowns

19 December 2017 from 09h30

18 December 09h00-13h00

19 December 12h00-16h00

19 December 2017 from 14h00

18 December 14h00-17h00

19 December 16h00-18h00

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  • Graduands holding degree(s) from other institutions may wish to wear the corresponding hoods at the ceremony. If so, the appropriate hood(s) must be obtained by you from the relevant institution(s) well in advance.  
  • Graduands with who are non-South African citizens, will be obliged to hire their academic attire with their passports and gown fee, no provision will be accepted whereby cash is presented as a means to obtain the gown without having to produce his/her passport. 
  • Academic attire must be returned immediately after the graduation ceremony at the foyer of the Lecture Theatre (GH1) adjacent to the Main Hall.  

Doctoral Candidates

  • Doctoral graduands must please contact Mr Denver Ernest dernest@uwc.ac.za   (Tel: +27 21 959 2537) to make arrangements for the hiring of their academic attire. 
  • An amount of R100.00 is payable at the cashiers in the Administration building, ground floor counter 1-4 between 09h00 – 15h00. 
  • Any additional arrangements pertaining to the academic attire can be made with Mr Denver Ernest.The academic attire should be collected at the Student Administration Foyer(Level 2) on the day of the graduation, from 07h30- 08h30 and returned immediately after the ceremony, afternoon ceremony from 12h30-13h00 and returned immediately after the ceremony.​

  • Graduands who are non-South African citizens, will be obliged to hire their academic attire with their passports and gown fee. No provision will be made whereby cash is presented as a means to obtain the gown without having to produce his/her passport.​​​​​​

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