Men should wear a dark lounge suit with a jacket or blazer and a light coloured shirt for formal dinners or; the college tie should also be worn and is compulsory for our formal events. Women’s dress should be modest and at a respectable length; shoes should be in keeping with the formal occasion. Women should also wear the John Snow College pin on the left lapel of their gown. Ladies may also bring a small discrete bag for belongings but this should be worn underneath the gown.
Entry may be refused if the dress code is not followed and the JCR Chairman’s decision is final.
The pictures below highlight the differing dress codes for our Formal events for both men and women; and the above information should be followed when dressing for the occasion.
Undergraduate Gowns or Academic Gowns should be worn at all times during formal dinners.