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

RCSI Undergraduate & Postgraduate Conferring Ceremony

17 November 2011

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland will confer 717 students with undergraduate degrees and postgraduate awards at three conferring ceremonies today in the College. This is the largest number of students to graduate from the College in one day.

Pictured from(L-R) Ross McKiernan and Robert Wells who received their PhDs at the RCSI conferring ceremony 

The day will commence at 10.00am with the conferring of Degrees of Masters of Surgery, Masters in Pharmacy and Higher Degrees by Research to 182 students. At 12.30pm, 228 students will be conferred with undergraduate degrees in Medicine, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy and Degrees of Masters of Science (MSc). At 2.30pm, 307 students will be conferred with postgraduate degrees in Nursing and Midwifery.

Catherine Sweeney, Paul Hennelly, Sandra Sullivan, Jenny Reynolds (Masters in Pharmacy Graduates)

Professor Eilis McGovern, RCSI President said "The variety and number of awards being presented here today reinforces RCSI's key role as a leading provider in healthcare education in Ireland. Today marks a celebration and recognition of the graduate's accomplishments which they have achieved through outstanding ability, diligent application, sacrifice, excellent teaching and, in particular the support of family and friends. I would like to congratulate everyone here today on their achievements and wish them success in their careers."

Pictured (l-r) are Moataz El Khaldy (Master of Surgery Graduate), Alaa Mustafa and Muyiwa Arema (Master of Surgery Graduate)

Pictured (l-r) are Muyiwa Arema (Master of Surgery Graduate) and Mr. Paddy Broe, Vice-President, RCSI

PhD programme in Diagnostics and Therapeutics for Human Disease

The first PhD graduates in the structured PhD programme in Diagnostics and Therapeutics for Human Disease funded by the HRB. (L to R): Dr Ciara Kelly, Dr Ross McKiernan, Professor Kevin B Nolan (Head of School of Postgraduate Studies), Dr Helen McVeigh (Postgraduate Programmes Manager), Dr Isabel Vega-Carascal, Dr Robert Wells.

Pictured (l-r) are Emmet Campion, Dr. Helen McVeigh, Safia Aljallaf and Professor Kevin Nolan.

Pictured (l-r) are Mary Ledwith, Vincent McDonagh, Dermot O'Flynn, Dr. Tanya Levingston (Institute of Leadership MSc Graduates)

Pictured (l-r) are Paul Manley and Naomi Richardson (MSc Healthcare Management Graduates)

Pictured (l-r) are Suhanniya Logeswaran, Rachael Stewart, Gillian Doyle (BSc Pharmacy Graduates)

Pictured (l-r) are Aileen Cullen and Rachel Brady (BSc Pharmacy Graduates)

Pictured (l-r) are Fiona Liston and Clare Costello (MSc Nursing Graduates)

Pictured (l-r) are Dr. Zena Moore and Emma Cullen-Gill, winner of the Mary Frances Crowley Award

Pictured (l-r) are Professor Seamus Cowman and Lorraine Heery, winner of the National Florence Nightingale Committee of Ireland Award.