Graduation and Fellowship Ceremony 2018

The next Graduation Ceremony will be held on Thursday 25 October 2018.

This is one of the most important days in the academic calendar.   It is the day when our staff can gather with our graduands and their families and friends to celebrate their academic achievement.

The ceremony will take place at 6.00 pm in the Stevenson Hall, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.   Please note, all guests must be seated in the Stevenson Hall 15 minutes before the start time of the ceremony.   Please leave time to travel and be seated.

The following programmes will graduate at this ceremony:

  • MA Classical and Contemporary Text (Acting and Directing)
  • MA Learning And Teaching (Gaelic Arts)
  • MA Musical Theatre (Performance and Musical Directing)
  • Master of Arts (Music) (all specialisms)
  • MEd Learning And Teaching In The Performing Arts (2 Years)

Any deferred results from earlier in the year or exit awards at the appropriate level will also graduate at this ceremony.

All eligible graduands must register to graduate even if they do not intend on attending the ceremony.    Registration packs have been issued to all graduands and registration will close on 28 September 2017.

Gown hire is available from Ede and Ravenscroft via their website which can be accessed here.   Please ensure you hire your gown by 12 October 2018.   Information regarding gown hire is available by opening the attached EdeRavenscroft web flyer.

Graduation photography is available from Tempest Photography.   Further details are available from the Tempest Photography website which can be accessed here.   Information regarding the photography services is available by opening the attached Tempest Photography Pre Ceremony A5 Flyer – RCS.

Frequently asked questions about this ceremony can be found Graduation and Fellowship FAQs 2018.

Please note, there will also be a Graduation Ceremony on Thursday 4 July 2019.   Details regarding this ceremony will be available from April 2019.

If you have any further questions about graduation, please email us at graduation@rcs.ac.uk



Graduation Ceremony 2018

On Thursday 5 July, our Class of 2018 gathered in the Stevenson Hall to graduate, you can watch our three ceremonies below. We were also delighted to welcome and award honorary degrees to Karen Cargill, Bonnie Greer OBE and Peter Mullan.

10.30 am Ceremony 

2.00pm Ceremony

4.30 pm Ceremony



Graduation and Fellowship Ceremony 2017


Graduation Ceremonies July 2017

Tuesday 4 July 2017

During our ceremonies on 4 July 2017, we were delighted to welcome special guests, Professor Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, Darcey Bussell and Dame Evelyn Glennie who were awarded Honorary degrees.

10.30am Ceremony

2pm Ceremony

4.30pm Ceremony