ANU PhD Graduation Hood
Australian Made
ANU PhD Graduation Hood

ANU PhD Graduation Hood


This product is the HOOD ONLY. You can purchase the full ANU PhD set of gown, hood and bonnet here on our website.


  • Certified Australian-made, tailored by us in Melbourne.
  • Select from superfine wool, wool/poly blend or polyester base fabrics.
  • Fabrics selected by us for the perfect weight and drape of academic dress.
  • Quality garment construction techniques and reinforced hand-pleating.
  • Perfectly-pressed vivid faculty colours.
  • Gowns sent to you with a complimentary robe bag for garment care.

    All our academic dress is made to university specifications. We guarantee the quality of our garments and after-sales service.


    ANU PhD graduates wear a distinctive blue PhD colour, unique to the Australian National University. Originally called 'smalt' blue, the PhD gown has front facings in this colour. The academic hood is made of the same blue fabric in the Cambridge style, which is fully lined in matching colour.  Headwear is a black velvet bonnet with matching blue cord and tassels.


    Due to popular demand, our website now caters for international orders.


    Refer to the tabs below for information regarding gown sizing, headwear sizing, our fabric types and garment care advice.


    Our family have been making regalia for 75 years. Thank-you for supporting Australian made.


    We look forward to being of service!

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    Be sure to follow the laundering instructions on the care label of your garment. 

    Our garments come to you pressed and ready-to-wear with minimal creasing from freight. However, we do recommend hanging your garment when not in use and if required, gently iron or steam your robe. (Do not put an iron directly onto any satin lining or facing!)

    Every George H Lilley Regalia gown comes with a complimentry robe bag. We recommend using this bag for storeage and travel. Allowing your garment to air regularly will assist to keep your gown in best condition.

    Particular care is required if your garment has satin linings or facings. In this case, we recommend that your academic regalia is worn in ceremonies only. Avoid eating or drinking while wearing your regalia as the satin may stain. Take care when handling as pinning or your fingernails could damage the fabric.

    If at any time you are not sure on the best of care for your garment then please contact us, the manufacturer, for advice.

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