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Graduation Ceremony 2018

The next Graduation Ceremony will be held on Thursday 5 July 2018.

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

There will be three ceremonies on 5 July 2018 and will take place at 10.30 am; 2.00 pm and 4.30 pm. The ceremonies will take place in the Stevenson Hall within the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G2 3DB.

The following programmes will graduate at each ceremony:

10.30 am

  • BA Acting
  • BA Production Technology and Management
  • BA Production Arts and Design
  • Bachelor of Education (Music)
  • Bachelor of Music (Traditional Music)
  • Bachelor of Music (Traditional Music – Piping)
  • MA Learning and Teaching (Gaelic Arts)
  • PG Certificate in Learning and Teaching
  • PhD Degrees

2.00 pm

  • BA Contemporary Performance Practice
  • BA Modern Ballet
  • BA Performance in BSL and English
  • Master of Music (all specialisms)

4.30 pm

  • Bachelor of Music (Performance )
  • Bachelor of Music (Jazz)
  • Bachelor of Music (Composition)
  • BA Digital Film and Television
  • BA Musical Theatre

Please note, all guests must be seated in the Stevenson Hall at least 15 minutes before the start time of the ceremony. Please leave sufficient time to travel and be seated.

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 25 May 2018.

Gown hire is available from Ede and Ravenscroft via their website which can be accessed here. Please ensure you hire your gown by 22 June 2018. Information regarding gown hire is available by opening the attached flyer – 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 flyer – Tempest Photography Pre Ceremony A5 Flyer – RCS

Frequently asked questions about this ceremony can be found here – Graduation FAQs 2018

Please note, there will also be a Graduation and Fellowship Ceremony later in the year on Thursday 25 October 2018. Details regarding this ceremony will be available from August 2018.

If you have any further questions about graduation, please email us at


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