Rhodes Graduands and Diplomands traditionally wear:
Dark suit Long sleeve white or black dress
White shirt Or white blouse and black skirt
Black tie Or white blouse and black trousers
Black socks Stockings to match
Black shoes With white or black shoes
Jewellery should not be worn by Graduands/Diplomands, with the exception of wedding, engagement and signet or similar rings. The University is aware of the many cultures and traditions inherent in its student body. Graduands/Diplomands are welcome to wear garments which reflect those cultures and traditions. By custom, Graduands and Diplomands at Rhodes University do not wear mortar boards at the Graduation ceremony. Extravagant or fancy hair styles for men or women are out of keeping with the dignity of the Graduation ceremony.
Last Modified: Thu, 09 Feb 2017 12:17:14 SAST