Regalia Hire Service
Graduate Women Canterbury Trust Board provides a service hiring regalia for graduations, school prize givings and casual hire. The proceeds from this service goes towards providing scholarships and awards for students of Canterbury and Lincoln universities, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Summer Studentships for the University of Otago Christchurch School of Medicine, and charitable donations to a wide range of community organizations in the fields of education, health, the arts and community services.
University of Canterbury – graduands should download the Regalia Orders form from the University of Canterbury graduation web page.
Lincoln University – graduands should contact the Graduation Office
Ara Institute of Canterbury - graduands should contact the Records Office
All Other Hires For all other information regarding the hiring of academic regalia,
PO Box 6733
Our rooms are at 9 Creyke Road, Ilam. Office hours are Tuesdays between 9.30am – 2pm
- Question: Where do I collect my regalia?
Answer: 9 Creyke Road, Ilam.
- Question: Is the regalia only for women?
Answer: No, we provide regalia for everyone.
- Question: I cannot collect at the stated time, can someone else collect for me?
Answer: Yes you can have a friend or family member collect. We will get them to fill in a form to say they are collecting on your behalf. It is helpful if you can give the person collecting a note of your head size.
- Question: I haven’t ordered my regalia before the closing date, what do I do?
Answer: Contact GWC Regalia Hire (03 364 2590) firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible, you will need to pay the late fee.
- Question: I have ordered and paid for my regalia but have to defer my graduation to a later ceremony, what should I do?
Answer: We can place your order in our Transfer File. Then, when you are ready to graduate send us a form for the new ceremony with a note to say you are transferring from a previous ceremony. No further payment is required.