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

Fellows, Members and Diplomates Conferring: Monday, 10 December 2018

The conferment of: 

  • Fellowship and Membership (in Surgery), including Ad Eundem
  • Diploma in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Fellowship of the Faculties of Dentistry, Nursing and Midwifery, Radiologists and Sports and Exercise Medicine (including Ad Eundem)
  • Membership of the Faculties of Dentistry and Sports and Exercise Medicine
  • Faculty of Dentistry Diploma of Primary Care Dentistry

Conferring schedule – RCSI, Dublin 2

Date: Monday, 10 December 2018
Venue: RCSI, 123 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2

15.30 Registration and gown collection (College Hall)
15.30 Conferring photographer (VC Room & Tutorial Room 8)
17:00 Conferring ceremony (Exam Hall)
18:30 Conferring reception (College Hall & Boardroom)
19:30 Gown returns (Sir Thomas Myles Room)

Academic dress

A gown will be provided for you for the conferring ceremony.

Please ensure you clearly state the award in which you are receiving when collecting your gown to ensure you receive the correct gown for the ceremony.

Please ensure you return your gown following the ceremony.

Order of proceedings

Candidates are invited to register one hour and 30 minutes prior to their conferring ceremony.

At registration, candidates 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.

Candidates and guests are asked to take their seats no later than 30 minutes prior to the commencement of the ceremony.

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 attendance list is received.

Visa letters

Visa applications for Fellowship & Membership in Surgery candidates

If you require a visa letter for travel please email the Fellows & Members Office at