academic costume

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Noun1.academic costume - a costume worn on formal occasions by the faculty or students of a university or collegeacademic costume - a costume worn on formal occasions by the faculty or students of a university or college
academic gown, academic robe, judge's robe - a gown worn by academics or judges
costume - the attire characteristic of a country or a time or a social class; "he wore his national costume"
mortarboard - an academic cap with a flat square with a tassel on top
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Conversely, in UP, the sablay is a symbol of success as it is the official academic costume of UP graduates.
It would be the UP Sablay, the official academic costume of the University of the Philippines, because it reminds me of one of my greatest achievements in life which is having a degree and being educated.
As stated in the journal: "Every one [sic] is aware that the term 'academic costume' implies a kind of uniform worn on official occasions by members of certain learned bodies, including all universities, and most people are acquainted more or less accurately with the official costume of the owners of a particular status at some particular institution.
Garbed in the "sablay" or the university's official academic costume, University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman faculty members protested Monday the plan to change the opening of classes from June to August, describing the move as "lacking in consultation and in-depth discussion."
Chaucer and Clothing: Clerical and Academic Costume in the General Prologue to the 'Canterbury Tales.' By LAURA F.
Blackwell's kindest comment if he held the academic costume to his "Worst Dressed List" standards: "A total fashion wreck ...
Wearing their "sablay," the university's official academic costume, more than 10 professors held a press conference at Vinzons Hall in UP Diliman, Quezon City, to oppose plans to move UP's academic calendar from June-March to August-May.
The history of academic regalia dates back to the 12th and 13th centuries with modifications made up until the 19th century when the Intercollegiate Bureau on Academic Costumes established a standard code of academic dress in 1895 that is for the most part still in use today (Sullivan 1997).

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