School of Nursing & Midwifery Conferring

  • Date: 11 November 2020
  • Time: 09:00 - 13:30
  • Category: Conferrings,  General events 
  • Location: The CCD Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1

The RCSI School of Nursing & Midwifery Conferring Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, 11 November 2020 in The Convention Centre.


09:00 Registration and gown collection The Liffey
09:00-10:30 Lafayette Photography (studios will strictly close 30 minutes prior to conferring) The Liffey
11:00 Conferring ceremony The Auditorium
13:00/13:30 (approx.) Conferring reception Balcony 3, 4, 5
Lafayette Photography (studios re-open) The Liffey
13:30-14:30 Gown returns The Liffey

Live stream

Watch a live stream of the conferring ceremony below. Beginning at 11.00 (GMT).

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 three 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.

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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