Gowns and Photographs
How do I order my gown?
You can hire or purchase your gown online with Ede &
Ravenscroft via www.gownhire.co.uk or by calling
01223 861854 from 1 August 2012. Please
remember the exact details of the gown you should order are on
the second page of your invitation letter and on e:Vision. Details on how and
where to collect your gown will be sent to you with your
What do the gowns look like?
We have images of the York St John University gowns
How do I know the awarding institution of my
As York St John University now has degree awarding powers, any
student that started after September 2007 will be awarded a York St
John University degree. However, if you studied Occupational
Therapy or Physiotherapy and started before 2008 your award
will be validated by the University of Leeds. The academic
robes for a York St John University award are different from those
for a University of Leeds validated award
If you look at your invitation letter you will see we have
included an awarding institution section and have also included
this information on e:Vision. Use this
information when you are ordering your robes.
How do I get photographs of the ceremony?
Ede & Ravenscroft are organising the photography as well as
the hire or purchase of academic dress. Please make your orders for
portraits or graduation packs using the order form provided with
your invitation or go to www.gownhire.co.uk. The
photographic service will be available before and after the
ceremony. Photographers will also be present at the ceremony to
photograph every graduand receiving his or her award. You should
note that personal photography is actively discouraged in the