School of Nursing and Midwifery Conferring Ceremony

  • Date: 21 November 2022
  • Time: 08:30 - 13:30
  • Category: Alumni,  Conferrings,  Students 
  • Location: The Convention Centre Dublin (CCD) Spencer Dock, N Wall Quay, North Wall, Dublin 1, D01 T1W6

Graduation is always the highlight in our university calendar.  It is a special and proud occasion for us to celebrate with you, your families and friends. 

The School of Nursing and Midwifery Conferring Ceremony will take place on Monday, 21 November 2022 in The Convention Centre Dublin (CCD)

Certificates, Professional Certificates, Postgraduate Certificates and Diplomas and Degree of Master of Science (MSc) in Nursing/Midwifery will be conferred at this ceremony. 


08.30 Registration
Lafayette Photography
Gown collection for those unable to collect on 18 November
The Forum, ground floor
09.30 Auditorium opens Auditorium, level 3
10.30  Conferring Ceremony Auditorium, level 3
12.30 approx.       Conferring Reception  Balcony, level 3 - 5

Gown returns

The Forum, ground floor

Guest tickets

Each graduand will be allocated two guest tickets (graduands do not require a ticket). If you wish to be included on a waiting list for extra tickets, please email conferrings@rcsi.ie.

Please note: extra tickets will be allocated on a first come basis, subject to availability and confirmation may only be available up to a week before the event. 

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 parchment. 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.

The conferring will be live streamed and video recorded. The recording will be available to watch back on the RCSI YouTube channel within two weeks of the conferring date.

Academic dress

All robes should be booked with Phelan Conan Ltd who are the official robe supplier to RCSI, robes can be booked online at phelanconan.com.

The cost of hire for pre-booked robes is €45 and €50 for pay on the day, the deadline for booking online is midnight on Monday, 14 November.

Gowns will be available to collect on Friday, 18 November between 10am-2pm in Tutorial Room 1 -3, RCSI 123 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. If you are unable to collect your pre-ordered gown during this time, you can collect your gown prior to your conferring from 8.30am in the Forum, CCD. 

Due to the implementation of a personal 3D secure password during the credit card payment process on Phelan Conan Ltd staff are no longer able to take bookings over the phone. This has been created to protect your online payments and if you don’t already have a 3D secure password you can activate it by following the simple instructions during the booking process.  If you experience any further problems with 3D secure process, please contact your bank. Cash will not be accepted.

All robes for the above date must be returned by 6.30pm on the day.

Lafayette Photography

Lafayette photographers will be located on site throughout the conferring's to take professional individual and family portraits. Please visit their website to pre-book now. Pre-booking is highly recommended for your photography session.


For queries, please contact conferrings@rcsi.ie.

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