Hiring and purchasing academic dress
Find out how to hire academic dress, and the costs associated with dress hire. You can also purchase hoods and stoles.
Hiring academic dress
The items you’ll need can be hired from Academic Dress Hire. This is the Wellington Branch of Graduate Women New Zealand (GWNZ), a voluntary organisation of female graduates which raises funds through their hire fees to support academic scholarships and other educational causes.
Financial assistance may be available
If you’re experiencing financial hardship and are unable to cover the cost of academic dress, contact Student Finance to discuss possible assistance.
- Hood or stole—$25
Orders placed before 12 March will receive an early order discount of 20 percent off the total order cost.
An additional fee of $20 applies on all orders placed from 1 May.
Purchasing hoods and stoles
Hoods and stoles may also be bought ready-made.
- Bachelor Hood—$95
- Honours’ Hood—$95
- Master’s Hood—$75
- Master’s Stole—$95
Purchasing full academic dress
PhD graduates who wish to purchase full academic dress should contact Academic Dress Hire.