To find out which type and size of gown you need, please consult our gown guide.
Buying a gown
We sell second-hand BA, BA status, MA and MA status gowns.
All gowns cost £40.
Selling a gown
We buy second-hand BA, BA status, MA, MA status, MPhil, MEng, MMath and MSci gowns in good condition for £20.
We can now pay for gowns in cash at the point of sale.
Please note, we do not currently buy undergraduate gowns or other graduate gowns.
Hiring a gown
We lease out second-hand BA, BA status, MA and MA status gowns for either a week or an entire academic year.
To hire a gown, you will need a cash deposit of £40.
If you return the gown within a week, you will be charged £10 and refunded £30.
If you return the gown at the end of the academic year (before 1 August), you will be charged £15 and refunded £25. After this date, the gown will be deemed sold and your deposit will be lost.
We may not accept the return of a gown that's been damaged.
To buy, hire or sell a gown, visit the GU during opening hours. Please note that we are unable to reserve gowns in advance.