Are Graduation Hats coming to the University of Leeds?

by mimshaikh

The University of Leeds doesn’t allow it’s students to graduate in a mortarboard due to ‘custom tradition’.

Surely it has been custom tradition for students to graduate in a mortarboard?

Some are saying that the UK Universities followed the Americans and adopted their style when it came to graduating.

From a student’s perspective, I can easily say that University will only be complete once that cap has been thrown in the air!

Here’s a 3 minute news report I produced when I went to find out whether Graduation Hats could be possibly coming to the University of Leeds: