Birmingham City University Graduation Gown

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Birmingham City University Graduation Gown


All graduates are expected to wear a gown and to be dressed in smart business attire. To hire an academic gown for the ceremony day, please visit our supplier’s website: Ede & Ravenscroft.

If you prefer to hire your gown by telephone, please call them on +44 (0)1223 861 854.

On the day, you must remember to:

  • Bring your gown hire reference number and a form of identification in order to collect your gown
  • Wear smart business attire (what you would wear for a job interview). Those who attend in jeans, t-shirt etc will not be presented on stage.
  • Wear a shirt or blouse with buttons so that your gown can be easily secured to your clothing
  • Wear shoes in which you will feel comfortable climbing up/down steps and walking across a large stage.


Success Photography is the University’s official graduation photographer, and will be welcoming graduates, family and friends into their studios located in the International Convention Centre.

Success offers a unique pre-booking service with a wide range of photograph packages to suit everyone, including the option to book a time slot.

Every graduate will receive a free digital download of their on-stage presentation photograph. In order to register, please visit the Success Photography website.