School of Medicine Conferring Ceremony

  • Date: 04 June 2019
  • Time: 14:00 - 19:00
  • Category: Conferrings 
  • Location: The CCD Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1

The RCSI School of Medicine Conferring Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, 4 June 2019 in The Convention Centre Dublin.


14:00 Registration and gown collection The Forum
14:00 - 15:15 Conferring photographer The Forum
16:00 Conferring Ceremony The Auditorium
18:15 (approx.) School of Medicine class photograph The Auditorium
18:30/18:45 (approx.) Conferring reception Balcony 3, 4
18:45 Gown returns The Forum

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 from March 2019. Simply select 'student hire' and 'RCSI' and follow the instructions.

Pre-ordered gowns will be available for collection on Thursday, 30 May in Tutorial Room 2 3, RCSI between 10:00-14:00. If you are unable to collect your gown during this time, you may have someone collect it on your behalf or you can collect your gown at registration prior to your conferring.

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 four 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 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 two hours 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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