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Uniform

The information on these pages is for 2019 and is subject to change. In the meantime, find out what to expect in September 2020.

All overseas, EU and Channel Island students, together with self-supporting students and those students funded by their Local Education Authority, are responsible for full payment of all clinical uniform for the duration of the programme.

The uniform fitting day will take place during the first week of term. Please refer to your individual first week timetable.

Uniform details

Male and female uniform for clinical placement:

  • lilac tunic, from Cardiff University
  • navy fleece, from Cardiff University
  • purple trousers, from Cardiff University

Midwifery specific equipment

  • one watch with a second hand

Male and female uniform for clinical placement:

  • purple tunic, from Cardiff University
  • navy fleece, from Cardiff University
  • purple trousers, from Cardiff University

Male and female uniform for clinical placement:

  • white polo shirt, from Cardiff University
  • white tunic, from Cardiff University
  • green trousers, from Cardiff University
  • black or navy flat-heeled shoes (not boots), from a supplier of your choice

Male and female uniform for clinical placement:

  • blue scrub suit, from Cardiff University
  • light coloured trainers/shoes (not boots) from a supplier of your choice

Clinical placement

Male and female uniform for clinical placement:

  • white polo shirt, from Cardiff University
  • navy trousers, from Cardiff University
  • navy or black flat lace-up shoes (not boots), from a supplier of your choice
  • navy or black plain appropriate swimwear/attire for hydrotherapy practical sessions, from a supplier of your choice

Practical classes

For Physiotherapy practical classes, you will be required to bring the following items with you to enable you to participate appropriately and professionally:

  • white plain cotton/airtex polo shirt (no logo)
  • navy plain cotton (not lycra or nylon) shorts (running type, high-legged – not cycling shorts, leggings or long shorts)
  • cotton underwear
  • plain training shoes
  • navy plain jogging bottoms. Optional, but no alternative is acceptable.
  • navy plain sweatshirt (no logo). Optional, but no alternative is acceptable.

The items can be sourced from a supplier of your choice.

Physiotherapy specific equipment

Equipment is provided for use in the classroom; however, you may wish to consider purchasing the following items to supplement their learning outside of the timetabled sessions:

  • one 8" goniometer – 8" long armed protractor used to measure joints/joint angles
  • one tape measure – for measuring leg length, chest expansion
  • one marking pencil – useful for marking joint lines, the course of nerves and other anatomical features; an eyebrow pencil is usually acceptable
  • one pack of face paint crayons – useful for drawing muscles during surface anatomy practical classes

Male and female uniform for clinical placement:

  • white tunic, from Cardiff University
  • navy trousers, from Cardiff University
  • black or navy flat-heeled shoes (not boots), from a supplier of your choice