UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI BRUNEI
ACADEMIC ROBE FOR CONVOCATION 2020
To: FINAL YEAR STUDENTS [Undergraduate Degree, Master’s Degree and PhD Programmes]
ORDERING OF ACADEMIC ROBE:
Please be informed that ordering of the academic robe for Convocation 2020 is now open.
Please take note of the following steps to make an order for the academic robes:
- Download the Academic Robe Order Form from the website and fill in the information requested (printing of the form at the Finance office will be charged BND0.20 cents per paper).
- Bring the order form to the Finance Office, level 1, Administration Block, UTB and pay for the rental charges.
- Bring the order form and the official receipt issued by the Finance Office to the Concourse for fitting process.
- Please line up outside the concourse and keep a distance between each other (see the marked standing points outside the concourse) and wait to be called for fitting.
- Please wear a mask for the fitting.
- Upon entering the concourse, please have your body temperature taken and recorded. Then, sanitise your hands.
- Register yourselves at the registration counter.
- Then, submit your order form to the staff in-charge of the fitting.
Orders for renting/purchase of the academic robe are to be made at the following dates and time:
|Date||Time||Faculty / School|
|18th & 19th May 2020 (Monday & Tuesday)||8:30 am – 1:30 pm||FACULTY OF ENGINEERING|
|20th & 21st May 2020 (Wednesday & Thursday)||8:30 am – 1:30 pm||UTB SCHOOL OF BUSINESS|
|23rd May 2020 (Saturday)||8:30 am – 1:30 pm||SCHOOL OF COMPUTING AND INFORMATICS|
Orders for renting/purchase made after the above mentioned dates and time WILL NOT be entertained.
RENTAL CHARGES FOR ACADEMIC ROBE:
The following charges are for a full set of academic robe:
|Undergraduate Degree||$90||$110||MALE: A gown and hood only.
FEMALE: A gown, hood, gandi and Tudong.
PAYMENT FOR RENTAL of the academic robe should be MADE UPON BOOKING.
Tailor-made robe can be arranged for those who wish to purchase it. A DEPOSIT of BND300.00 will be required when you order a CUSTOM-MADE robe. The full payment should be made upon collection of the robe.
MALE GRADUATES are to purchase their own songkok with ‘taris’ at the Pusat Latihan Kesenian dan Pertukangan Tangan Brunei in Bandar Seri Begawan. Please place your order at the earliest convenience to avoid having any issue near time.
USED SONGKOK can be bought at a price of BND20. Limited number and sizes are available and is on first come first serve basis.
COLLECTION OF ACADEMIC ROBE:
Collection of academic robe will be informed in due course. The final date for collection will be the last day before the rehearsal of the Convocation.
RETURN OF ACADEMIC ROBE:
All rented academic robes are expected to be returned no later than ONE WEEK AFTER the Convocation Ceremony. After this, a charge of B$10.00 per week will be imposed. If returned after 30th SEPTEMBER 2020, the gown is CONSIDERED SOLD AND FULL PAYMENT OF PURCHASING the gown must be settled.
CANCELLATION OF RENTING/PURCHASE IS NOT ALLOWED. Hence, the deposit is non-refundable and graduates are held responsible to pay the remaining amount for custom-made robe.
Graduates are responsible for the care of the academic robe against any damage or loss arising from negligence. Academic robes are considered sold at full price for any damage or loss caused by graduates.
Chairperson, Academic Robe Committee
for Registrar and Secretary
Universiti Teknologi Brunei
File Ref: UTB/P2/1.1.2
Date: 12th May 2020