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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)


January 2018 : Norwich University of the Arts BA

NUA BA
Institution : Norwich University of the Arts

Award : All Bachelors' Degrees

Description : Pale grey, lined with powder blue, bound 1" on all edges with bright gold.

Shape : CNAA [a1]


Founded in 1845 as the Norwich School of Design, it awarded CNAA degrees from 1975. It gained Universty College status, with taught degree awarding powers, in 2007, and gained University status in 2012, although its research degrees are still validated elsewhere. The hoods are of very pale grey, lined with powder blue, and bound with deep gold, and follow the grade-hood system. The differences lie in the width of the binding, and the shapes, award up to bachelor level being CNAA [a1] shape, those above being London [f3] shape.

Text by Nicholas Groves, FBS