Conferring

The Conferring Ceremony will be held on Friday 9 November 2018, in the Concert Hall, RDS, Dublin 4.

Congratulations to all of you who are to graduate this year. Please find below information on the three ceremonies and a comprehensive FAQ section with regard to attendance.

Faculty of Enterprise + Humanities Undergraduate Awards - 10.00 am

For the 10.00 am ceremony, you need to be in attendance at 8.30 am; you are required to be registered and robed one hour prior to the ceremony and we allow 1.5 hours before the start time of the ceremony.

The programme order is:

Department of Entrepreneurship           

Certificate in Applied Digital Business             
Bachelor of Business in Applied Entrepreneurship    
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Entrepreneurship (One year add-on programme)
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Entrepreneurship (Flexible mode)
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Entrepreneurship + Management

Department of Humanities + Arts Management

Bachelor of Arts in Arts Management            
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Business Studies + Arts Management
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in English, Media + Cultural Studies

Followed by Faculty specific awards (where appropriate)

Postgraduate + Applied Psychology Undergraduate Awards - All Faculties - 1.00 pm

For the 1.00 pm ceremony, you need to be in attendance at 11.30 am; you are required to be registered and robed one hour prior to the ceremony and we allow 1.5 hours before the start time of the ceremony.

The programme order is:

Department of Entrepreneurship

Post Graduate Diploma in Business in Cultural Event Management
Master of Business in Digital Entrepreneurship

Department of Humanities + Arts Management

Master of Arts in Public Cultures + Society

Department of Design + Visual Arts

Master of Arts in Art + Research Collaboration
Masters of Art in Interdisciplinary Design Strategies
Masters of Art by Research

Department of Film + Media

Master of Arts in Screenwriting for Film + Television
Master of Arts in Broadcast Production for Radio + Television
Master of Arts in Creative Production + Screen Finance
Master of Arts by Research

Department of Technology + Psychology

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Applied Psychology
Master of Science in Cyberpsychology
Postgraduate Diploma in User Experience Design
Master of Science in User Experience Design
Master of Arts by Research

Followed by Faculty specific awards (where appropriate)

Faculty of Film, Art + Creative Technologies Undergraduate Awards - 4.00 pm

For the 4.00 pm ceremony, you need to be in attendance at 2.30 pm; you are required to be registered and robed one hour prior to the ceremony and we allow 1.5 hours before the start time of the ceremony.

The programme order is:

Department of Design + Visual Arts 

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Visual Communication Design
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Art
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in 3D Design, Model Making + Digital Art
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Design for Stage + Screen Costume Design
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Design for Stage + Screen Character Make-up Design
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Design for Stage + Screen Production Design

Department of Film + Media

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Animation
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Photography
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Film + Television Production
Bachelor of Arts in Creative Music Production
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Creative Music Production
Honorary Fellowship

Department of Technology + Psychology

Bachelor of Engineering in Audio Visual Media Technology
Bachelor of Science in Audio Visual Media Technologies
Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Creative Media Technologies
Bachelor of Science in Computing in Multimedia Programming
Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computing in Multimedia Systems/Web Engineering (One year add-on programme)
Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computing in Multimedia Systems/Web Engineering (Ab-initio programme)
Honorary Fellowship

Followed by Faculty specific awards (where appropriate)

General Details regarding Attendance

Your Name on your Parchment

Please note that your parchment will be printed using the name above.  If you want your parchment printed differently, eg Joseph instead of Joe, you must let us know, by email to conferring@iadt.ie, no later than Wednesday 17 October 2018, otherwise it will be issued as is.

Outstanding Fees

Please note that, if you have fees outstanding, you will not be able to attend the Conferring ceremony.  Please ensure that any outstanding fees are paid, in full, by 12.00 Noon on Wednesday 7 November 2018.  Do note that we cannot process fees on the day of the conferring.

How many guests can I bring?

You are allowed to bring two guests to this ceremony.  For Health and Safety reasons, no buggies are allowed in the Concert Hall. 

How do I get to the RDS?

The RDS is located in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 and is easily accessible via bus, car or DART.  Detailed information on how to get to the RDS can be found on https://www.rds.ie/RDS/media/RDS/Visitor%20Info/Files/RDS-Access-Guide-2017.pdf

Is there car parking available on site?

Entrance to the RDS is through the Anglesea Road Entrance only. The RDS operates a pay & display system. Cost for parking on the day is €7 per car.

Where is the Ceremony being held?

Your ceremony will be held in the Concert Hall – you will enter via the Anglesea Road Entrance into the Registration Room and then on to Gowning and Photography. 

How long is the Ceremony?

Your ceremony will last approximately 1.5 hours.

Gown Hire

All students must wear a gown during the ceremony. Gowns must be booked and paid directly through https://www.phelanconan.com/hire/graduate - simply choose IADT as your Institution.  Graduands may also wear a cap if they wish.

Photographs

Lafayette Photography is the official photographer for your graduation. It is advisable to book and pre-pay your photography in advance at www.lafayette.ie . Payments on the day must be made by debit/credit card only.  The studios are open two hours before each ceremony. You can have your photos taken before (scrolls are provided for this purpose) or after the ceremony.

*Note – all hire and payments for gowns and photography is via the respective companies and not to IADT directly.

Refreshments

Tea/coffee and biscuits will be served to Graduands and their guests at the end of the ceremony.

If you are not attending

If you are unable to attend in person, your parchment will be awarded in absentia. Please complete and return the Award in Absentia Form (link below) to conferring@iadt.ie confirming your non-attendance.  You may collect it from the Office for Academic and Student Affairs at IADT from Wednesday 14 November 2018. Parchments can also be posted at Graduand’s own risk.

Photography + Filming of the Event

Photography and filming will take place throughout the day, from 8.00 am to 7.00 pm.  These will be used by IADT for the purpose of promoting its activities and may be published on the Institute’s website and circulated to the press and other media organisations for publication, transmission or broadcast.  If you do not wish to appear in the photographs or films, please avoid this area at the times given above.

Contact Us

If you have any queries, please contact us at conferring@iadt.ie

We hope you have a relaxed and enjoyable day.

Award In Absentia Form