Oxford University gowns

May 23, 2015 by

File photo dated 20/03/14 of a sign for the University of Oxford, as students at the university have voted overwhelmingly against ending a centuries-old tradition of wearing gowns, suits and mortarboards to exams. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Saturday May 23, 2015. Some students had argued the formal black and white dress was “archaic”, looked elitist and put pupils from state schools and poor backgrounds off from applying to the prestigious university. See PA story EDUCATION Gown. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

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