Fellows, Members and Diplomates Conferring Ceremony

  • Date: 09 December 2019
  • Time: 15:30 - 19:30
  • Category: Conferrings 
  • Location: RCSI 123 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2

The RCSI Fellows, Members and Diplomates Conferring Ceremony will take place on Monday, 9 December 2019.


15:30 Registration and gown collection College Hall
Lafayette Photography Tutorial Room 1-3
17:00 Conferring Ceremony Exam Hall
18:30 Conferring reception College Hall/Boardroom
18:30 - 19:30 Lafayette Photography and gown returns Tutorial Room 1-3

Academic dress

A gown will be provided for you for the conferring ceremony. Please ensure you clearly state the award in which you are receiving when collecting your gown to ensure you receive the correct gown for the ceremony.

Please ensure you return your gown following the ceremony.

Guest tickets

Each graduand will receive two guest tickets for the conferring ceremony.

If you wish to be included on a waiting list for extra tickets, please email conferrings@rcsi.ie

Please note: extra tickets are subject to availability and confirmation will not be available until the final conferring list is available in mid-May.

Graduands will receive a conferring programme which will contain the guest tickets at registration prior to the conferring ceremony.

Visa letters

If you are a Fellowship & Membership in Surgery candidate and require a visa letter for travel, please email the Fellows & Members Office at fellows@rcsi.ie.

Order of proceedings

Graduands are invited to register 1 hour 30 minutes prior to their conferring ceremony.

At registration graduands will be provided with a seat number which signifies the order in which they will be called to the platform to receive their parchments. It is extremely important that graduands sit in the correct allocated seat to ensure they receive the correct parchment.

Graduands and guests are asked to take their seats no later than 30 minutes prior to the ceremony commences.

Live stream

The ceremony will be live streamed from this webpage at 5pm (GMT) on 9 December. Please inform family and friends and ask them to visit this page.


For queries relating to the Conferring Ceremony please email conferrings@rcsi.ie.

Queries regarding your enrolment process for RCSI Fellowship & Membership (in surgery) contact fellows@rcsi.ie.

All other queries should be directed to the appropriate Faculty.

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