Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Higher Degree Conferring: Wednesday, 30 May 2018


Registration is now open.

Register here   

Conferring schedule – RCSI, Dublin 2

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 President's Meeting Room

Gown collection

Please ensure you pre-book your gown with Phelan Conan The online facility will open on the 12th March and close on the 21st May.

Pre-ordered gowns will be available for collection on Thursday, 24 May in 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.

Please ensure you have your booking reference number with you.

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

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

Order of proceedings

Graduands are invited to register one 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.