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Hood of the Month

Every month, Hood of the Month presents a different hood from the Society's Wardrobe or elsewhere.

2016: May (FIBiol); Jun (Leicester PhD); Jul (RAU BSc); Aug (Glasgow MA); Sep (St Andrews DLitt); Oct (US PhD/DD); Nov (Acadia DMin); Dec (UEA MA)
2017: Jan (Aston BSc); Feb (Malta PhD); Mar (Wales MA); Apr (FTTS); May (London MD); June (MCollH/MCCEd); July (Derby MA); Aug (Lambeth STh); Sep (Nottingham BA); Oct (Simon Fraser BA); Nov (Cambridge LLB); Dec (York PGDip)
2018: Jan (NUA BA); Feb (Cambridge ScD); Mar (NUI MA); Apr (LSE PGDip); May (Sts Peter & Paul); Jun (Liverpool PhD); Jul (LLSM); Aug (FPhS); Sep (Keele BEd); Oct (Bucks New MA); Nov (FKA); Dec (ICMA)


December 2017 : York PGDip

York PGDip
Institution : The University of York

Award : Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip)

Description : Grey cloth, fully lined with aqua silk.

Shape : CNAA [a1]


This hood was introduced in 2017, and follows the pattern for a master's hood within the University, but is fully lined with turquoise (the University calls it 'aqua') instead of a faculty colour. It is worn with the grey master's gown, but shown here on a black one for clarity.

Text by Nicholas Groves, FBS