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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 posted on the Congregation website.

Details of Rental of Academic Dress

  1. To rent academic dress, you MUST perform ONLINE REGISTRATION via the website of VU, on or before 30 May 2021 for reservation of rental of academic dress. The academic dress collection period is between 15 December 2020 to 31 May 2021 (both dates inclusive). Please refer to the website of VU for details;
     
    Online registration - reservation of rental of academic dress: From now to 30 May 2021
    (via VU website)
    Academic dress collection period:

    15 December 2020 – 31 May 2021 (both dates inclusive)
    The first rental period is on a 168-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 20 December 2020, the date of your return of academic dress will be on or before 5 June 2021.)

    The University’s designated supplier: Victoria Uniform (維多利校服公司)
    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 registering for the reserve of rental of Academic Dress:

    (a) Designated Subject Discipline Colour of your programme posted on the Congregation 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 "Graduation Ceremony 2020" issued to you on 30 October 2020 or refer to the corresponding University Code listed below:
     
    University Code Degree Award (Programme Code)
    EDUMA20 Master of Arts
    (A1M046 A1M052 A1M054 C2M005 A1M057 C2M010 A1M061 A1M085 C2M007 A1M089 C2M021 A1M094 C2M013 A1M095)
    EDUMED20 Master of Education / Master of Teaching
    (A1M043 C2M001 T9P003 A1M087 C2M019)
    EDUMSC20 Master of Science
    (A2M080)
    EDUEMA20 Executive Master of Arts
    (C2M004)
    EDUMSSC20 Master of International Relations and Development / Master of Public Policy and Governance / Master of Public Policy and Management / Master of Social Sciences
    (A1M082 A1M083 C2M017 A1M093 C2M026 A1M096 A1M097 C2M014)
    EDUMPH20 Master of Philosophy
    (A2M053)
    EDUEDD20 Doctor of Education
    (A3D045 C4D001)
    EDUPHD20 Doctor of Philosophy
    (A3D054 C5D003)
  4. All graduands are required to pay for deposit and rental fee of academic dress when collecting the academic dress at the designated business outlet of VU. Graduands who were admitted in the 2016/17 or before are required to pay for the deposit only with Waiver of Rental Fee of Academic Dress Voucher* when collecting the academic dress. The full deposit amount will be refunded to graduands provided that the academic dress is returned in proper condition. Otherwise, the penalty charge will be levied and deducted from the deposit amount;
  5. Graduands will be charged for extension fee when the deadline of return of academic dress is over;
  6. In gist, graduands MUST present the following documents and settle the payment of deposit and rental fee (if applicable) upon collecting academic dress:

    (a) 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.  The ‘Gown Rental & Deposit’ form is obtained right after completing the online academic dress order form (ref: Instructions on Online Gown Rental System), via VU website;

    (b) Exact CASH (i.e. in HK dollars) payment for the deposit and rental fee of academic dress; and

    (c) For graduands who were admitted in the 2016/17 academic year or before, the TRUE copy of the Waiver of Rental Fee of Academic Dress Voucher* issued by the University for a waiver of the rental fee.
    *The voucher is enclosed in the letter of "Graduation Ceremony 2020.". If you have not received the voucher by 30 November 2020, please write to the Registry (arrcong@eduhk.hk) for make-up arrangement.

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. 168 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 168-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 20 December 2020, the date of your return of academic dress will be on or before 5 June 2021.);
  2. Graduands will be required to pay for the deposit and rental fee, except those who were admitted in the 2016/17 academic year or before in the programme and can present the TRUE copy of the Waiver of Rental Fee of Academic Dress Voucher when collecting the academic dress. Otherwise, the rental fee is required. The rental fee will only be refunded when the Voucher is presented while returning 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 academic 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.