Higher Degree Conferring Ceremony

  • Date: 29 May 2019
  • Time: 10:30 - 14:00
  • Category: Conferrings 
  • Location: RCSI College Hall 123 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2

The RCSI Higher Degree Conferring Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, 29 May 2019.


10:30 Registration and gown collection Boardroom
10:30 - 11:15 Conferring photographer Atrium
12:00 Conferring Ceremony College Hall
13:00 Group photograph College Hall
13:15 Conferring reception Boardroom
14:00 Gown returns Robert Smith Room

Academic dress

Phelan Conan Ltd. are the academic dress providers for RCSI Conferrings. Gowns must be pre-ordered online directly through the Phelan Conan website, simply select 'student hire' and 'RCSI' and follow the instructions.

All queries relating to academic dress hire should be made directly to Phelan Conan on +353 1 429 5300 or by emailing studenthelpline@phelanconan.com.


  • Pre-ordered gowns: €45
  • Hired on the day: €50

We recommend that you bring safety pins and hair clips with you to secure your cap and hood.

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.

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.

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