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Doctor of Philosophy/ Doctor of Education/ Master of Philosophy/ Taught Master Degrees

Rental of Academic Dress

(Only applicable to graduands of Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Education, Master of Philosophy and Taught Master Degrees programmes.)
(If you are a graduand of Postgraduate Diploma in Education, Undergraduate Degrees, Higher Diploma and Diploma programmes, please click here.)

 

Graduands are welcome to rent the full set of academic dress from the University’s designated supplier, Victoria Uniform (VU) (維多利校服公司). You are advised to refer to the Subject Discipline Colour of your programme/hood.

Details of Rental of Academic Dress

  1. To rent academic dress, you MUST perform ONLINE REGISTRATION via the website of VU, on or before 26 January 2022 for reservation. The academic dress collection period is from 1 August 2021 to 27 January 2022 (both dates inclusive). Please refer to the website of VU for details;
     
    Online registration - reservation of rental of academic dress: From now to 26 January 2022
    (via VU website)
    Academic dress collection period: 1 August 2021 27 January 2022 (both dates inclusive)
    The first rental period is on a 180-day basis that will be counted from the first day of collection of academic dress at VU's business outlet.

    (E.g. If you collect the academic dress on 1 November 2021, the date of your return of the academic dress will be on or before 29 April 2022.)

    Outlet location for collection of academic dress: Victoria Uniform Business Outlet
    Phone No.: 3118 4396 or 3105 5009
    E-mail: info@victoriauniform.com
    Website: www.victoriauniform.com
  2. Graduands MUST visit the following website to obtain information before making online registration:

    (a) Designated Subject Discipline Colour of your programme posted on this website; and

    (b) Procedures for collection and return of academic dress provided by the supplier on their website (ref: Instructions on Online Gown Rental System)

  3. Graduands MUST complete the ONLINE REGISTRATION via the supplier website before collection of academic dress from the supplier’s business outlet. Please login with the University Code printed on the letter of "Rental of Academic Dress" issued to you on 12 July 2021 or refer to the corresponding University Code listed below;
     
    University Code Degree Award (Programme Code)
    EDU21MA Master of Arts
    (A1M046 A1M052 A1M054 C2M005 A1M057 A1M061 A1M085 C2M007 A1M089 C2M021 A1M094 C2M013 A1M095 C2M028   A1M100)
    EDU21MED Master of Education / Master of Teaching
    (A1M043 C2M001 T9P003 A1M087 C2M019)
    EDU21MSC Master of Science
    (A2M080)
    EDU21EMA Executive Master of Arts
    (C2M004)
    EDU21MSSC Master of International Relations and Development / Master of Public Policy and Management / Master of Social Sciences
    (A1M082 A1M083 C2M017 A1M093 C2M026 A1M096 A1M097 C2M029)
    EDU21MPH Master of Philosophy
    (A2M053)
    EDU21EDD Doctor of Education
    (A3D045 C4D001)
    EDU21PHD Doctor of Philosophy
    (A3D054 C5D003)
  4. Graduands MUST present the following documents and settle the payment of deposit and rental fee (if applicable) upon collecting academic dress at the designated business outlet of VU;

    (a) The TRUE copy of the Rental Slip* or the Waiver of Rental Fee of Academic Dress Voucher* (applicable to graduands who were admitted in 2016/17) issued by the University;

    (b) The signed ‘Gown Rental & Deposit’ form in dual copies (i.e. one for graduand and one for the supplier) for collection and return of academic dress. This form is obtained right after completing the online registration through the website of VU (ref: Instructions on Online Gown Rental System); and

    (c) Exact CASH (in HK dollars) payment for the deposit and rental fee (if applicable) of the academic dress.
    *The Rental Slip or Waiver Voucher is enclosed in the letter of "Rental of Academic Dress" dated 12 July 2021. If you have not received the voucher by 30 July 2021, please write to the Registry (arrcong@eduhk.hk) for a make-up arrangement.

  5. The full deposit amount will be refunded to graduands provided that the academic dress is returned in proper condition and on or before the return due date. Graduands will be charged for extension fee when the deadline of return of academic dress is over. The extension fee/ penalty charge will be levied and deducted from the deposit amount.

Please refer to the table below for the relevant fee charges:

Item No. Deposit and Rental Fee Note Fee to be paid in CASH only
(in HK dollars)
Doctor of Philosophy & Doctor of Education Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Master Degrees (except MPhil)
1 Deposit per set (same as the selling price per set) HK$1,700 HK$1,500 HK$700
2 Rental fee per set for the first rental period
(i.e. 180 calendar days)
HK$350 HK$350 HK$210
3 Extension fee per set (for 7 calendar days) HK$350 HK$350 HK$210
4 Damage/Loss charge Gown: HK$1,100
Hood: HK$350
Bonnet & Tassel: HK$250
Gown: HK$900
Hood: HK$400
Mortarboard & Tassel: HK$200
Gown: HK$300
Hood: HK$200
Mortarboard & Tassel: HK$200

Note:

  1. The first rental period is on a 180-day basis that will be counted from the first day of collection of academic dress at the business outlet of VU (E.g. If you collected the academic dress on 1 November 2021, the date of your return of academic dress will be on or before 29 April 2022.);
  2. Graduands will be required to present the TRUE copy of the Rental Slip and pay the deposit and rental fee, whereas those graduands who were admitted in the 2016/17 academic year or before in the programme will be required to present the TRUE copy of the Waiver of Rental Fee of Academic Dress Voucher for free rental service and pay the deposit when collecting the academic dress. Otherwise, you will need to make other arrangements with VU and/ not be allowed to collect the academic dress;
  3. The extended rental period is counted on the basis of 7 days. (i.e. If the actual extension is less than 7 days, the extension fee will still be charged for 7 days);
  4. Extension/ damage fees, if any, will be deducted from the deposit amount;
  5. Academic Dress can be purchased at the designated business outlets of VU. Please place your order with the supplier, as necessary; and
  6. The locations of business outlets are specified in the online order form upon completion of online registration via the website of VU. Graduands are strongly advised by the supplier to collect your academic dress on the day indicated during the online registration in order to avoid a long queue-up time.