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School of Medicine Conferring: Friday, 25 May 2018


Registration is now open.

Register here   

Conferring schedule – The Convention Centre Dublin (CCD)

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

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 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.

Please ensure you have your booking reference number with you.

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 

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 two hours prior to their cnferring 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.


The School of Medicine Conferring Ceremony will take place in The Convention Centre Dublin (CCD), located on Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland. Please visit for directions and information on their parking facilities. 

Graduation Ball

The Graduation Ball will take place on Saturday, 26 May at 19.00 in the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road. For information, please contact Tanya Chapple, Student Services at