Graduation November 2023

Update 22nd March 2023

We are pleased to inform you that our Graduation 2023 ceremonies will take place over the 2nd and 3rd November in the RDS Concert Hall in Ballsbridge. This will be for students who have completed their studies since December 2022. The exact breakdown of programmes and ceremonies will not be available until closer to the event.

When will I receive the invite?

Invitations for Graduation will be sent out through Eventbrite towards the end of July for all eligible students. Please make sure you check your spam folder in case you don't receive the invite by mid-August. Repeating students and students completing dissertation in August will receive the invite later.

How much will it cost?

The fee to attend the graduation ceremony is €100. The cost of the ticket includes the ticket for the graduate, two guests and the gown hire.

Tickets are sold on a first come first served basis. We strongly recommend as soon as you receive your invitation to purchase your ticket to avoid disappointment.


  • Your ticket permits two guests only. 
  • Invites have been sent to personal email addresses and are unique to each person.
  • Can children come to the ceremony? Yes, and they count as a guest.
  • How long will the ceremony last? The ceremony is not expected to last longer than 2 hours. Graduates will NOT be permitted to leave the ceremony until it has concluded.
  • What parking is available? Parking is available at the RDS. More info here

  • Where do I collect tickets for my guests? The wristbands for your guests must be collected at the registration desk once you present your e-ticket. 
  • What happens if I'm not able to join the Graduation ceremony? You will receive a Google form after the event with the option of postage/collection for your parchment. This will be sent to your personal email address.


Darragh Breathnach
Head of Academic Operations