academic costume

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a costume worn on formal occasions by the faculty or students of a university or college

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as "official and sole depository of the Intercollegiate Bureau of Academic Costume," assigns each school a slightly different shade.
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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